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Ocean Defenders TV: Philippines oil disaster

Blog entry by Dave | 23 August, 2006

"While the Esperanza visits the Philippines, it becomes witness to the worst oil spill to ever hit the country. The crew assist in clean up efforts and help assess the damage of this disaster for the marine environment and for the...

Esperanza flotilla protest over pollution from Lafayette's mine in Rapu Rapu

Blog entry by Dave | 23 August, 2006

© Gavin Newman/Greenpeace The Esperanza is now at the island of Rapu Rapu in the Philippines, leading a flotilla of 70 protesting boats against the Lafayette Mining company's "There are 67 of them. Wooden outriggers in light blue,...

Marseille: Rainbow Warrior Blocked-In by Fishing Boats

Blog entry by Dave | 23 August, 2006

© Greenpeace The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Marseille at aroud 8.15am, as part of it's Mediterranean Tuna campaign - it's anchored currently a mile outside the harbour entrance, and completely blocked in by 25 French fishing vessels!

Ocean Defenders TV: Lebanon Oil Spill

Blog entry by Dave | 23 August, 2006

Check this amazing - if shocking - underwater footage taken by scuba divers surveying the oil spill in the Lebanon. "Apart from being a human tragedy, the recent conflict between Israel and Lebanon is also an environmental disaster.

Mumrinskiy: Russian Pirate Ship Caught in Amsterdam

Blog entry by Dave | 21 August, 2006 4 comments

© Greenpeace/Karel Zwaneveld. Activists paint 'Stop Pirate Fishing' on the side of the 'pirate' Russian ship Mumrinskiy This morning, our activists managed to halt the unloading of a Russian ship, the Mumrinskiy at Eemshaven in...

Norway Kills Less Whales Than Planned!

Blog entry by Dave | 21 August, 2006 6 comments

Norway - the only country in the world to openly conduct commercial whaling (Japan and Iceland hide behind the flimsy veil of 'scientific whaling'), is failing to reach it's Minke whale quota for this year. Excellent news! This year...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Blog entry by Dave | 21 August, 2006

© Greenpeace / Newman. Activists and fishermen attempting to use oil booms made from local materials to protect beaches from spilled bunker oil. Of course, as soon as I posted my oil spills roundup , Andrew's posted a more detailed...

Oil Spills - The Philippines, India and Lebanon

Blog entry by Dave | 21 August, 2006

© Greenpeace/Gavin Newman. Mangrove Roots and new shoots coated with Oil from the sunken Petron-chartered single hull vessel oil tanker in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Island. Philippines. The last few weeks has brought a lot of bad...

Rainbow Warrior Rescues Stricken Yacht

Blog entry by Dave | 21 August, 2006

On board the Rainbow Warrior, outboard mechanic Phil tells us how he was dragged from his bed at some ungodly hour to rescue three Portuguese ladies whose yacht had run aground off the coast of Corsica. All in a night's work for the...

MasterMike - a Greenpeace Captain's blog

Blog entry by Lisa | 20 August, 2006

© Vickers Please let me introduce the crew member formerly known as Mike Mate and his fabulous new blog "MasterMike" . Mike has just left Malta on the Rainbow Warrior and although he has sailed with Greenpeace many times as First...

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