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  • 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 >

  • 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 >

  • Caption contest: protesting in your sleep

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 8 November, 2010 at 16:29 10 comments

    The story: Anti-CASTOR protestors sleep on the railway tracks blocking the nuclear transport near Dannenberg. Greenpeace, groups and citizens oppose the transportation of CASTOR rail containers of reprocessed German nuclear waste from the La Hague... Read more >

  • Amanda Briggs-Hastie, who's worked for ten years at Greenpeace New Zealand, sent us this blog from Manaus, Brazil.

    Setting off for the flyover aboard the Greenpeace Cessna plane. The Plane was purchased for Greenpeace by a very special donor and has been invaluable in allowing the Amazon team to monitor and report on deforestation, exposing the scandals and making those companies responsible for the destruction known.

    Setting off for the flyover aboard the Greenpeace Cessna plane. The Plane was purchased for Greenpeace by a very special donor and... Read more >

  • 2010-11-07-nuclear-Castor_protest_crowd.jpg
    Kumi Naidoo addresses the rally attended by 50,000 people in Dannenberg, Germany against CASTOR nuclear transport. Image: Gorden Welters, Greenpeace.

    Right now in Germany we are witnessing an unprecedented mass mobilization against radioactive waste ... Read more >

  • Caption contest: un-capsize

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 1 November, 2010 at 14:39 17 comments

    The story: Works on the Rainbow Warrior III project at Maritim Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The hull is composed of seven sections, which were prepared individually in the shipbuilding hall. All components are built upside down and must be turn... Read more >

  • UN Biodiversity Summit Closes: Sayonara, Nagoya

    Blogpost by Nathalie Rey - 29 October, 2010 at 21:37 2 comments

    Nathalie Rey (left) briefs reporters before the close of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan

    After two weeks of negotiations, this CBD COP has concluded and not without some last-minute drama. Unsurprisingly, a lot of the conten... Read more >

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