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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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30,313 people say "Save the Dugong"!

Blog entry by Dave | 5 October, 2007 3 comments

Thanks to all 30,313 of you, from 155 countries who took part in recent our "Save the Dugong" capaign. Last week, the Japanese Defense Ministry in Naha, Okinawa, received 30,313 letters from you, delivered by Greenpeace Japan and the...

Dirty coal made to show its true face

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 4 October, 2007 2 comments

Great news from Greenpeace Netherlands, we have won a complaint against Dutch energy giant NUON. The Dutch Advertising Authority has ruled that NUON is misleading the Dutch public through their use of terms such as “clean coal” and...

Internal report slams World Bank for Congo deforestation

Blog entry by Andrew | 4 October, 2007 2 comments

We've posted on this blog before about the World Bank and the Congo , last April we published an extensive report on how the World Bank is contributing to Congo deforestation, and Greenpeace activists have taken direct action to...

Catch of the day

Blog entry by brianfit | 4 October, 2007

From PR Watch Yellowfin and Bigeye tuna are in big, big trouble. The solution is a global network of Marine Reserves: 40% of the oceans as no-take zones, so these creatures can recover. Yesterday, our own Karen Sack made the case...

German coal plant protest

Blog entry by Andrew | 3 October, 2007

There's a feature story on the Greenpeace International site about this one, but I wanted to share this email I got earlier from someone at the scene of the protest: Hi Folks Yes, 11 activists are still on the crane. Banner...

Nuclear amnesia

Blog entry by tom | 2 October, 2007 2 comments

Take three countries, over three days: Russia, Sweden, and Spain. Guess what they have in common? It’s not football, nor ice hockey, but the outrageous way they handle hazardous radioactive materials. And all three sadly ignored the...

Deadliest Catch: The game

Blog entry by Andrew | 2 October, 2007

It's rough in the Bering Sea - storms, ice, fishermen... Get a taste for a fishes life with Greenpeace USA's new game, The Deadliest Catch. Game wise it's pretty old school. (Reminds me fondly of those Atari 2600 times.) The sea...

Nuclear cargo ship protested

Blog entry by Andrew | 1 October, 2007 4 comments

This morning, Greenpeace Sweden activists attempted to block a nuclear waste transport ship. The ship is in Sweden to pickup 4.8 tons of radioactive waste (including 1.2kg of "super weapons grade plutonium) for transport to the UK. (...

You don't have to join us to join us

Blog entry by Salvatore | 1 October, 2007 2 comments

Surfing YouTube with the Greenpeace Tag, it’s quite easy to discover unknown videos edited using our images. They are user generated productions from people from all over the world that care about the environment and want to spread a...

Dell to go "carbon neutral"

Blog entry by tom | 28 September, 2007

Dell has stepped up the ante in the computer industries competition to show how they are becoming greener by announcing this week plans to become carbon neutral by 2008 . It's certainly had the intended effect to generate a good...

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