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  • Ark on Mt. Ararat

    Blogpost by Andrew - 29 May, 2007 at 21:55 1 comment

    Replica under construction.

    © Greenpeace/Manuel Citak

    Carried up by 40 horses and assembled by a team of international volunteers, it's a replica of Noah's Ark on the mountain where some say it came to rest. From the construction team's weblog: "Our aim is to remind the world l... Read more >

  • Of tuna and turtles

    Blogpost by brianfit - 29 May, 2007 at 21:12


    The Rainbow Warrior is currently on a three-month expedition in the Mediterranean, calling for the creation of marine reserves in the region, as part of a global network of protected areas covering 40% of our seas and oceans.

    Sebastian ... Read more >

  • Finland: activists enter day 2 of nuke occupation

    Blogpost by brianfit - 29 May, 2007 at 18:42 3 comments

    Greenpeace activists in Finland spent the night 80 meters in the air on a crane at a nuclear power plant under construction in Olkiluoto. The protest is a direct reaction to the quality problems at the construction site, which has lead to over one tho... Read more >

  • US harpoons G8 climate language in leaked document

    Blogpost by Andrew - 25 May, 2007 at 21:55 2 comments

    Daniel has just sent me a leaked internal document from the G8 negotiations. I don't know where he gets these and I'm not going to ask. The original is a MS Word document with track changes revealing edits by the Bush administration.

    I've uploaded a ... Read more >

  • 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


    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 >

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