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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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Blog entry by Dave | 29 May, 2006 10 comments

Hi - I'm Dave Walsh, I'm from Ireland, and I'm a roving Greenpeace web editor. Right now I'm sitting at a desk on dry land, but I've spent a lot of the last couple of years on board ships like the Rainbow Warrior and the Esperanza ,...

Don't play with the Amazon!

Blog entry by Dave | 12 May, 2006

© Greenpeace / Kurt Prinz At the opening of the EU - Latin America Summit in Vienna, a Greenpeace activist dressed in the Brazilian football team's uniform, waves a banner reading 'Don't play around with the Amazon!'. We're calling...

South American Queen of Carnival meets EU - Latin American Heads of State!

Blog entry by Dave | 12 May, 2006

I bet they never expected this! Evangelina Carrozzo, the Carnival Queen of Argentina, showed up today at the EU - Latin American Countries Summit in Vienna, wearing a rather provocative outfit, to implore Presidents Vazquez ...

Greenpeace Argentina shortlisted for Mobile Messaging Awards

Blog entry by Dave | 11 May, 2006

Our guys in Argentina have been shortlisted for the "Best messaging app: Public Sector/not for profit" of the Mobile Messaging Awards . The Mobile Messaging awards are open to all companies with a suitable messaging product, service...

Google Trends

Blog entry by Dave | 11 May, 2006 3 comments

The Greenpeace web community is currently obsessed with Google Trends ("See what the world is searching for"). There's still more love than war in the world And more sex than violence However, Brian's found that War is...

Amazon Parachute

Blog entry by Dave | 11 May, 2006

© Greenpeace / Daniel Beltra Greenpeace activist parachutes over a deforested area in Belterra, in the west region of Para state, with the message "100% Crime", to protest against the soy expansion which is leading illegal...

Alaska pipeline being shut down due to corrosion

Blog entry by Dave | 11 May, 2006

Two oil pipelines on Alaska's North Slope are going to be shut down because of internal corrosion. At least something's happening - this was the cause of a huge spill earlier this year in the aging Prudhoe Bay oil field. "The line was...

1/3 of Great Bear Rainforest now protected!

Blog entry by Dave | 8 February, 2006 1 comment

Great news - the provincial government of British Columbia in Canada has announced the protection of 2 million hectares of ancient forest, and strict ecological management for the rest. A massive 33 per cent of the rainforest will be...

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