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  • 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...
  • ADB - Honour Kyoto!

    Blogpost by MartinB - 4 May, 2007 at 16:27

    So, back at the Kyoto International Conference Centre. I, Athena, Greenpeace International’s Asia climate campaigner, was here in December 1997. I was one of many, negotiating a historic agreement: The Kyoto Protocol . It still is the only legally bi... Read more >

  • Way cool climate change Flash movie

    Blogpost by Andrew - 3 May, 2007 at 18:22 1 comment
    mudeoclima_06_ban_experim.gif Greenpeace Brazil is doing some very cool stuff in the climate campaign section of their website. Not only do they have chillin' tunes for download and a "Túnel Interativo" - they have the coolest interactive Flash movie I have seen in at least a mo... Read more >
  • Greenpeace Greece to Government: Ban the Bulb

    Blogpost by eoin - 3 May, 2007 at 16:51

    PRISMA_030507_GREENPEACE13.jpg (Photo: Copyright © Greenpeace)

    49 Greenpeace activists this morning staged a protest outside the Greek Ministry of Development demanding incandescent lightbulbs to be outlawed and replaced with energy saving CFL bulbs. The action launches Greenpeace's energy efficiency campaign in Greece.

    Our plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change (the energy [r]evolution) involves a huge uptake in renewable energy and energy savings. Energy efficiency is 50% of the mix, and we believe we can do it! It's an outrage that governments have been dragging their feet so long to outlaw energy wasters like the incandescent lightbulb. Read more >

  • Party for the Whales

    Blogpost by Lisa - 3 May, 2007 at 15:49

    Last year I decided to raise money for the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) by having a party with my friends and getting them to give me money for all kinds of things. I put on a showing of the movie "Deep Blue" by the makers of the Blu... Read more >

  • Australians produce energy from beer

    Blogpost by Adele - 3 May, 2007 at 15:08

    ...and not the kind that gets stored in beer guts! Homer Simpson was right: beer really is the solution to, and cause of, all life's problems. I was amused to read this morning that Australians have found yet another use for the country's most famo... Read more >

  • This is not our site, this is the REAL Apple site:


    We're reading Steve Job's Statement now.

    Update, 21:29 CET: Here's our reaction.

    Digg it! Hugg it!

    And Check out this from Mac User. We especially liked the graphic:

    More breaking news as it ... Read more >

  • What Apple needs to do to become Green to the core

    Blogpost by brianfit - 2 May, 2007 at 20:53 7 comments

    The Apple Annual General Meeting is on May 10th, the Green my Apple site just won a webby, and now is the time to for everyone to join hands, chant OMMMM in harmony, and send karma waves toward Cupertino asking Steve Jobs to announce that Apple has go... Read more >

  • Himalaya climate change expedition

    Blogpost by Andrew - 2 May, 2007 at 17:31 4 comments

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    A Greenpeace team is in the Himalayas documenting the impacts of climate change on the glaciers of the world's highest mountain. They've brought some old photos with them, and will hopefully be able to document before and after shots of a glacier.

    Joh... Read more >

  • Bittersweet: Green my Apple wins the Webby Award

    Blogpost by brianfit - 2 May, 2007 at 0:47 9 comments

    webby.jpgGreen my Apple has won the Webby Award for best activist site of the year. This means we need to figure out some way to divide the goofy springy award thingamawhatsit between all the Apple fans around the world who have donated their time, their crea... Read more >

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