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Our weblogs from around the world. Making Waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news, Nuclear Reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, and from Greenpeace UK, the Energydesk, reporting on Energy and Climate issues.

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Court-martial begins of war objector Lt. Watada

Blog entry by Andrew | 5 February, 2007 1 comment

He's not a pacifist, he's ready to serve, he doesn't even blame the Army for going after him, but as a matter of conscience he would rather do the four years in jail than go to Iraq. Every news story you read about Watada will have...

Planet fries while Exxon laughes all the way to bank

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 February, 2007

Thanks for catching that story Martin. In other (not unrelated news), Exxon/Esso has posted record profits, again. The New York Daily News has my favorite sum up: Black gold helped Exxon Mobil make a record-setting profit of...

Climate fear, uncertainty and doubt continues

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 2 February, 2007 2 comments

For some time now those who have most to lose from a sensible global response to climate change have sought to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) about the situation. now, via the Guardian we learn that even though Exxon Mobil...

"Lights Out" across Europe.

Blog entry by brianfit | 2 February, 2007 1 comment

At 7:55 last night I was telling my eight-year-old son a bedtime story about climate change as I paused to go switch off the circuit-breaker. Candy Planet was under water, and Tigger was looking for a boat. We had our wind-up...


Blog entry by Richard | 31 January, 2007 2 comments

This week saw some news that under normal circumstances would be greeted with celebration and be seen as a showcase for the possibilities of conservation efforts. In the US, the wolf has been removed from the endangered species list in...


Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 31 January, 2007 2 comments

I love this image, which graces Greenpeace Greece's new global warming website.True fans of grill technique will recognise this to be the result of a Texan bar-b-cue.

UK whale conservation recruitment drive

Blog entry by Andrew | 29 January, 2007

Greenpeace UK oceans campaigner Willie Mackenzie responding to reports that the UK government is recruiting pro-conservation governments to the International Whaling Commission: Last year UK NGO's asked Blair to write personally to...

Eiffel Tower Action!

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 29 January, 2007 5 comments

It took 44 activists, 100 metres of rope, and 500 square metres of fabric: The message is timed to coincide with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in Paris this week, which is set to conclude its...

Bush chills with MSN pals

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 25 January, 2007

Savaglio/TBWA , an ad agency in Argentina, recently tendered for some work with us. Tucked onto a CD chuck full of good ideas ranging from an entire TV series concept to new T-shirt designs, they included this minty-cool piece of...

Prehistoric deep-sea shark dies in fishtank

Blog entry by Adele | 24 January, 2007 15 comments

(With thanks to our shark-loving IT guru Mats for bringing this to my attention). The ancient shark © Awashima Marine Park A Japanese Marine Park has released rare footage of a prehistoric deep-sea shark (a predecessor of the...

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