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Our weblogs from around the world. Making waves covers general Greenpeace and environmental news. Nuclear reaction spotlights the nuclear industry, Cool IT provides updates from our IT industry climate campaign, and the Climate rescue weblog focuses on all things climate.

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Activist harassed for taking water samples

Blog entry by Andrew | 26 July, 2006

Today a Greenpeace Philippines employee named David Andrade, his boat driver and his guide were illegally detained and searched by police while taking water samples downstream from a the Lafayette mining operation on Rapu Rapu island. ...

Futurama take on Global Warming

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 26 July, 2006 1 comment

Now why didn't we think of this????

Cyberactivists help save Amazon Rainforest

Blog entry by Lisa | 26 July, 2006 1 comment

After a lot of pressure from Greenpeace supporters who sent e.mails and letters, McDonald's has decided not use to chickens that have been fed on soy grown in the deforested areas of the Amazon rainforest . Well this is really great...

Life, fishing and hypothermia on the Bering Sea

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 July, 2006

While the Defending Our Oceans and Defending the Mediterranean expeditions continue in warmer waters, Greenpeace USA is about half way through their own research expedition in the Bearing Sea (off the coast of Alaska). They are...

Andrew

Blog entry by Andrew | 25 July, 2006 6 comments

Ahoy! I'm Andrew, from Washington, DC (and surrounding areas). I've been working for Greenpeace for years in the mistaken belief that there would be free pizza. Sadly no, or at least not yet, but I have been lucky enough to see and...

No more tuna fish

Blog entry by Andrew | 20 July, 2006

Great article in the New York Times this week about the alarming decline in Mediterranean blue fin tuna populations. The Esperanza was there a few weeks ago. It's crew found a lot of fishing boats, but not a lot of fish. Recent...

The Gas Guzzler & The Motor Show

Blog entry by Dave | 20 July, 2006

In the UK, the annual Motor Show has just opened amidst sweltering summer heat that the Met Office reckons might be linked to climage change. So we've launched a slick new 'advert' targeting gas guzzling 4x4s for being one of the...

Wishing you safety and peace

Blog entry by Andrew | 14 July, 2006

Slade, on board the Esperanza, has posted a note from the crew about how much they are thinking of our colleagues in Lebanon and Israel . I am sure this is true for the crew on all of our ships, and Greenpeace staff worldwide. I...

The shapes of green things to come?

Blog entry by brianfit | 13 July, 2006

Here's a glimpse of some strange green futures that have flickered across the low-energy flat-panel LCD screens over at the Greenpeace Secret Mountain Zeitgeist Laboratories. From WorldChanging : The Dutch advisory for the...

Pirates of the Caribbean: Real pirates are scary

Blog entry by Andrew | 11 July, 2006 1 comment

I'm pretty excited about the new Pirates of the Caribbean. It doesn't open here in Amsterdam for a few more days, but it's already got me thinking about the different types of pirates. See, you've got your swashbuckling, maiden...

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