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  • Papua New Guinea Awarded Golden Chainsaw Award!

    Blogpost by Sam Moko - 25 October, 2010 at 12:16 2 comments


    Sam Moko (right) presents Federica Bietta, Papua New Guinea's representative to forests and climate negotiations with Greenpeace's "Golden Chainsaw" award in Nagoya, Japan this morning

    Today I gave Greenpeace’s Golden Chainsaw award to the representa... Read more >

  • Week 2 at UN Biodiversity Summit: Hope for the World's Oceans

    Blogpost by Sofia Tsenikli - 24 October, 2010 at 19:28 2 comments

    Sofia Tsenikli In Nagoya, Japan for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting.

    I am just back to my room after our Greenpeace coordination meeting where we regrouped and set our plans for the week to come- the final week of the Convention on ... Read more >

  • The State of Play at the UN Biodiversity Summit

    Blogpost by Nathalie Rey - 24 October, 2010 at 1:48 7 comments

    The main meeting room at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan.

    Hello there. I am Nathalie- an oceans policy advisor at Greenpeace, and I have the privilege of leading the Greenpeace team here at CBD COP10. It has now been more... Read more >

  • Caption contest: submarine detective

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 22 October, 2010 at 12:30 9 comments

    The story: University of North Carolina Wilmington Research Professor Steven W. Ross and Greenpeace submarine pilot John Hocevar, right, are lowered into the Gulf of Mexico in the Dual Deep Worker submarine from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunris... Read more >

  • Richard Page (left) discusses Greenpeace's Emergency Oceans Rescue Plan with a delegate at the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan

    So today is my last day in Nagoya doing my bit to try and make sure that the Convention of Biological... Read more >

  • Now more than ever

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - 21 October, 2010 at 21:02

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  • Top 10 reasons to vote NO on Prop 23

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 21 October, 2010 at 18:02

    If you live in California, you’ll be voting soon on many issues. One of the issues is Proposition 23. Prop 23 would essentially kill California’s energy and climate bill by delaying its implementation until the State’s unemployment rate falls below 5.... Read more >

  • Mike on climate action

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 21 October, 2010 at 16:49 2 comments

    The Kingsnorth coal power plant has become something of a climate icon in the UK - representing all that is wrong with the development of new coal powerplants while our planet burns.

    In this story, Captain Mike Fincken tells us about taking the Rainb... Read more >

  • A fish and dugong greet Japanese delegates as they cross a bridge on the route to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan. The summit venue is in the background. Read more >

    Hello! I am Daisuke from Greenpeace Japan. In this CBD-COP10 meetin...

  • The ship that sailed herself

    Blogpost by Eoin Dubsky - 20 October, 2010 at 15:52 2 comments

    Did you hear about the time the Rainbow Warrior sailed herself through a French military blockade, with no captain in sight? Watch the video below.

    Manuel Pinto from our ship's department was there. Listening to him tell the story in this video, I'm ... Read more >

  • Projecting Change at Biodiversity Meeting in Japan

    Blogpost by Kaoru Narisawa - 20 October, 2010 at 14:04 2 comments

    In the opening ceremony of the CBD here in Nagoya, Japan, Japanese Environment Minister Matsumoto (also chair of the conference) reminded delegates that biodiversity is the legacy we will leave our children. Greenpeace is here at CBD COP10 to make s... Read more >

  • Defending Our Pacific at the UN Biodiversity Summit

    Blogpost by Seni Nabou - 19 October, 2010 at 20:08 2 comments

    As a Pacific Islander, attending large political conferences like the CBD can be overwhelming. Back home in Fiji, I wear sandals every day, so running around in heels while carrying bags filled with documents and computers is hard to get used to... Read more >

  • The importance of Indonesia

    Blogpost by bex - 19 October, 2010 at 18:45

    I was hoping to write my first post in Indonesia from the Rainbow Warrior. As it turns out, the Warrior is anchored out at sea, waiting for permission to get into the country from the Indonesian government. The ship and crew have been there for seve... Read more >

  • Tweety is no more

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 19 October, 2010 at 14:51

    Tweety the helicopter has flown heroically off into the sunset for the last time.

    Update from pilot Hughie...

    Tweety. ZK-HOQ. The Hughes 500 helicopter formerly owned by Greenpeace has been lost in an accident in New Zealand. She was sold by Greenpeace and was in private ownership when the accident happened. The pilot survive... Read more >

  • Caption contest: Gone Shopping

    Blogpost by JulietteH - 18 October, 2010 at 14:08 22 comments

    The story: A local resident wearing a protective mask walks past local government toxic clean up volunteers. The toxic spill, caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary, killed 9 people and caused over ... Read more >

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