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  • Not left, not right: just green

    Blogpost by Brian - 19 July, 2010 at 20:03 4 comments

    For people who think in political boxes, Greenpeace usually ends up in a box way over yonder on the left-hand side of the scale. And they're often surprised to find that's a mistake. We're an environmental group, not a political party, and our indepen... Read more >

  • What BP doesn't want you to see

    Blogpost by Jess Miller - 19 July, 2010 at 12:28

    Last week’s foul weather closed down all attempts to clean up BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster for almost 4 days. The weather finally cleared and we were some of the first out on the water to check out what happens when the attempts to ... Read more >

  • Oil disaster impacts reach far and wide

    Blogpost by Jess Miller - 19 July, 2010 at 4:40 1 comment

    Joao Talocchi writes from the Gulf of Mexico, where our ground team has been documenting the impacts of BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster. Whoooops, this post was written on the 16th but after a long day on the boats and a visit to the bird rehabilita... Read more >

  • Commission on BP disaster - Day one

    Blogpost by Jess Miller - 14 July, 2010 at 3:55

    © Chuck Cook / Greenpeace

    Almost 3 months after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster began its devastation to the Gulf of Mexico, we are finally seeing movement by President Obama to investigate what exactly went wrong after the explosion, what can be done to help the communities... Read more >

  • Top 5 websites that deserve oil spills?

    Blogpost by Brian - 13 July, 2010 at 8:41

    You may have seen A Cleaner Future's Instant Oil Spill already, but if you haven't, it's a way to create a virtual oil spill on any website. Unlike a real spill, it cleans up instantly and does no real damage. It's a super way to get the word out to... Read more >

  • I got a lot of feedback on my blog outlining 10 simple ways to reduce your oil consumption. Here are the top ten that YOU came up with in comments:

    1. Avoid styrofoam, bubblegum, or ballpoint pens.

    2. Walk the 10 mins to the shops and leave the car ... Read more >

  • Israeli activists camp on coal ship's mast

    Blogpost by LisaV - 8 July, 2010 at 18:24 3 comments

    Greenpeace activists have boarded the 290-meter long coal ship Orient Venus on the high seas. Joanna Jones, Mor Levy and Jense Loewe arrived in inflatable boats and climbed up the side of the huge vessel. They have built a camp on the sh... Read more >

  • (Energy) Independence Day in the Gulf

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 8 July, 2010 at 9:43

    Jess Miller writes from the Gulf of Mexico:

    This weekend as the U.S. celebrated Independence Day, our crew in Louisiana joined the masses and also headed to the beaches and the waterways of the Gulf of Mexico. Except instead of watching fireworks and... Read more >

  • Fool me once...

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 6 July, 2010 at 11:18 1 comment

    Greenpeace Activist with Oiled Oysters

    ... shame on you.

    It has become completely obvious to anyone reading news on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that BP grossly inflated their response capacity and underestimated the worst case scenario in their official response plans. These wer... Read more >

  • 10 simple ways to use less oil

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 6 July, 2010 at 10:28 45 comments


    This entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil, and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments:

    1. Carpool, cycle or ... Read more >

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