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  • Activist murdered in Mexico

    Blogpost by brianfit - 25 May, 2007 at 19:47 42 comments

    This just in from our colleagues in Mexico:

    Hi all,

    I'm very sad to inform you that the son of one of our indigenous allies against illegal logging in the Great Water Forest [in Mexico] was murdered last week by four loggers. Yesterday we had a press co... Read more >

  • Wolfowitz gone - who's next at the World Bank?

    Blogpost by Andrew - 23 May, 2007 at 17:45 3 comments

    As you've probably already heard, Paul Wolfowitz has announce he's resigning from the World Bank at the end of June. While some are still lauding his 'accomplishments' and others pondering the man's next career move, mostly folks are anxious to know ... Read more >

  • Save the Dugong!

    Blogpost by brianfit - 23 May, 2007 at 12:19 2 comments

    © Greenpeace / Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

    Karli, our oceans campaigner just back from leading our Southern Ocean Whale Expedition, writes:

    Two years ago, the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior visited Henoko in Okinawa, Japan. The purpose of our visit was to su... Read more >

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    On Thursday, I found myself at Portcullis House, an imposing edifice that sits across the road from the main Houses of Parliament building in London. The occasion was a panel discussion hosted by Greenpeace and (deep breath) the All-Party Parliamentar... Read more >

  • Migrating Human Whale

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 22 May, 2007 at 16:46

    One thousand schoolchildren send an SOS for whale protection and launch the Migrating Human Whale Project from the shores of Loreto Bay National Marine Park in Baja, Mexico.

    This is the first of eight Human Whale aerial images involving nearly ten ... Read more >

  • Dear Exxon

    Blogpost by brianfit - 22 May, 2007 at 11:28

    Exxon announced in February that they had given up funding climate sceptics (or skeptics, for you Americans) to great fanfare. But when our researchers looked into their tax records we discovered that Exxon was in fact lying. They'd abandoned a coup... Read more >

  • 17 whale deaths every 30 minutes

    Blogpost by brianfit - 21 May, 2007 at 18:13 19 comments

    While politicians and bureaucrats talk, activists in Germany presented evidence of environmental crime at the Brandenburg Gate.

    They set out 17 dead whales and dolphins, which were collected in the last weeks along European coasts. Why 17? It's the num... Read more >

  • Clean green New Zealand ?

    Blogpost by nick - 18 May, 2007 at 1:12

    Down here in New Zealand we like to say we're very clean and green but the truth is ... well ... we're not as green as we'd have you believe.

    The Prime Minister has of late spouted forth some very green sounding rhetoric telling us all how she wants "s... Read more >

  • Wanted - Energy Revolution leader for Asia

    Blogpost by MartinB - 17 May, 2007 at 9:00 1 comment

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    Athena is the face of Greenpeace's climate and energy campaign in Asia. She has just returned from Kyoto, where she led a team pressuring the Asian Development Bank to put their money where their mouths are and invest in Clean Energy. Here's her round... Read more >

  • Remembering Captain Richard Wibley

    Blogpost by brianfit - 14 May, 2007 at 12:44

    Richard Wibley, a former Greenpeace ships capatain, passed away last week. Steve Shallhorn, who runs the Greenpeace Australia office these days, posted this reminecense: Read more >

    I worked with Richard Wibley for 6 months in 1989 along the east coast of the Unit...
  • Posted by Dave (in Ireland)

    The future of the whales will be decided in Anchorage, Alaska, in a couple of weeks time.

    As a committed Whale Defender, we need you to make your voice heard once again. The key governments in the debate need to hear from you... Read more >

  • When Greenpeace rocks Beijing

    Blogpost by Elaine - 8 May, 2007 at 17:17


    by Kontau in Beijing.

    I was standing behind the stage when Imogen Heap, Nadirah X, Greenpeace guitarists and Chinese rock musicians joined together to perform the song "Go Green". Thousands of young people were waving their hands with the peace sign, a... Read more >

  • Pinays reach Everest basecamp

    Blogpost by Andrew - 7 May, 2007 at 17:10 3 comments

    Click for larger. Three Filipinas are attempting to be the first Asian women to reach the Everest summit. They're delayed by the weather at the moment, but are determined to continue. From their blog: Read more >

    The Kaya ng Pinay Everest Team support group has reached Chinese B...
  • Kimono girls make a difference

    Blogpost by MartinB - 7 May, 2007 at 11:38

    Each 5th of May, Japan celebrates Children’s Day, or more specifically Boy’s Day. But this May 5th, 6 women from different sides of the world braved discomfort and made a stand to make a change. The 6 women were Solar Generation delegates working wit... Read more >

  • IPCC says we can do it

    Blogpost by Andrew - 4 May, 2007 at 20:41

    The latest IPCC report came out today. This is part of a six year process involving thousands of scientists. As Climate Progress points out: Read more >

    This report has to be signed off on by 120 governments, including the United States, and oil countries like S...

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