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  • German legal victory a slap in the face to the genetic engineering industry

    Blogpost by Stephanie Töwe-Rimkeit - 25 November, 2010 at 15:40 6 comments

    The genetic engineering (GE)  free movement in Germany and all farmers, producers and consumers who don’t want GE on the fields and in the food have a big reason to celebrate!. The Federal Constitutional Court in Germany reaffirmed that the existing... Read more >

  • Stories from the Rainbow Warrior: Karli on the tuna blockade

    Blogpost by Dave W. - 25 November, 2010 at 13:38 4 comments

    Let’s be clear, environmental campaigning is usually hard graft, with long hours and many frustrations. It can involve long hours sitting in a boat somewhere cold, or hot, just waiting for something to happen. It might mean attending excruciatingly du... Read more >

  • Deep Green: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 25 November, 2010 at 13:23 2 comments

    Cities at sea level around the world – including Bangkok, New Orleans, Shanghai and Amsterdam – are bracing themselves for rising seas and sinking ground. Populations on river deltas, atolls and islands face flooding and displacement. Sea-level rise a... Read more >

  • Saving the Bluefin on the Seine

    Blogpost by Axel Renaudin, Greenpeace France - 24 November, 2010 at 18:36

    On Monday night, we at Greenpeace France organised one of the most successful protests I’ve ever been a part of, one to get our message demanding that the bluefin tuna be saved to the right people. Our goal was simple: to be heard by ICCAT delegates... Read more >

  • What's hiding inside your tuna tin?

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 23 November, 2010 at 17:58 8 comments

    You know that colourful tin of tuna you drop into your supermarket basket every week? Ever wonder what’s in it? Probably not; in a matter of decades, tuna has gone from being exotic mystery to an almost generic foodstuff, as ubiquitous as bread and ... Read more >

  • Greenwashing at Tuna Summit

    Blogpost by Sebastian Losada - 23 November, 2010 at 14:08

    Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner urging bluefin protection as a French fishing industry sponsored boat cruise approaches. Paris is hosting ICCAT, the international meeting key to the bluefin's survival, which concludes on 27 November.

    Imagine t... Read more >

  • Greenpeace France's Tunamobile and the Road to ICCAT

    Blogpost by François Chartier - 20 November, 2010 at 17:45 1 comment

    François Chartier ponders the future of the bluefin tuna

    For nearly one month, Greenpeace France activists have been following the French Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Bruno Le Maire, wherever he goes with our Tunamobile, a Mini with a... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warrior hull arrives in Germany

    Blogpost by Eoin Dubsky - 19 November, 2010 at 14:09 1 comment

    Rainbow Warrior hull arrives in Germany by tug

    It takes a village to raise a child. It's taken five months of expert ship building in the Maritim Shipyard in Gdanks, Poland, to build the hull of the new Rainbow Warrior. Yesterday afternoon it arrived by tug in Fassmer Shipyard in Bremen, Germany... Read more >

  • Protecting Europe’s last remaining lowland forest

    Blogpost by Dominik, Greenpeace Poland - 19 November, 2010 at 12:24 9 comments

    The last remaining European lowland forest can be found at the junction of two countries: Poland and Belarus. The Białowieska Forest is all that remains of an ancient forest that once stretched between the Ural Mountains and Spain. A lowland forest ... Read more >

  • ICCAT Tuna Summit Opens to Greenpeace Banner and Tuna Mobile and Fresh Scandals

    Blogpost by Oliver Knowles - 19 November, 2010 at 11:14 1 comment

    I’m here at the opening plenary of the ICCAT meeting here in Paris, where government officials and fisheries managers are gathering to decide the fate of bluefin tuna. The question we’ve been asking for the past few days is: Will they allow fishing to... Read more >

  • A Spanish View on ICCAT: the Bluefin Tuna Summit

    Blogpost by Celia Ojeda Martinez - 19 November, 2010 at 0:37

    Celia Ojeda Martinez onboard the Arctic Sunrise during the 2010 Defending the Mediterranean expedition

    When I started working for Greenpeace Spain a few years ago, I knew that the bluefin tuna was an important and iconic fish species. However, I kn... Read more >

  • A big day for bluefin approaches

    Blogpost by Oliver Knowles, oceans campaigner - 18 November, 2010 at 14:32

    I’m on my way to Paris right now, where some important days for bluefin tuna are going to be taking place later this week and next. Fisheries managers and representatives from countries around the world are about to come to together at the annual meet... Read more >

  • Brazil: launched a Genetic Engineering free soya program

    Blogpost by Iran Magno , campaigner Greenpeace Brazil - 17 November, 2010 at 13:27 1 comment

    Great news for soya farmers in Brazil! These producers, which have been complaining of the limited availability of conventional seeds in the brazilian market, are now  counting on government help to solve the problem through  the recently launched Soj... Read more >

  • G20 makes Korea proud but fails the world

    Blogpost by Daniel Mittler - 12 November, 2010 at 10:56 1 comment

    The last two days, I, Daniel, the head of the political team at Greenpeace International, have been hanging out in Seoul, Korea. It´s an impressive city. In the city centre you can see as many people in designer ware as in downtown Tokyo or New York. Read more >

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  • The story of electronics

    Blogpost by Eoin Dubsky - 9 November, 2010 at 16:57 2 comments

    Renee Blanchard, from our Greener Electronics campaign, sent in this blog from San Francisco, where the sequel to the great The Story of Stuff web video (which is also a book!) has just been released.

    The US based Story of Stuff Project has just rele... Read more >

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