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  • Earth, Fire, Ice...and clingfilm

    Blogpost by Adele - 21 February, 2007 at 18:41

    sean-clingfilm.jpgA shameless plug now for a friend of mine who braved London's Milennium Bridge wrapped in cling film to promote his new campaign against global warming. Earth Fire Ice co-founders Sean Cornwell and Ed Stumpf have set off to compete in temperatures ra... Read more >

  • Three times a loser

    Blogpost by Richard - 21 February, 2007 at 12:43

    For the third time, European Environment Ministers have blocked a European Commission (EC) proposal to force member countries to accept the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops on their soil. This time it was Hungary who was in the firing ... Read more >

  • Bright idea? Australia bans incandescent bulbs

    Blogpost by Adele - 20 February, 2007 at 21:48

    At last something nice to say about Australia and climate (and I'm not talking about the sunny summer that has seen my dad's garden go brown because of water restrictions). Australia has banned incandescent light bulbs as of 2010, and rumours are tha... Read more >

  • The Infinite Loop response that never was

    Blogpost by tom - 20 February, 2007 at 13:58

    ibuzz.jpgFor our Green my Apple campaign I've been watching the online buzz on blogs about the campaign closely. An influential blog on Apple is Infinite Loop.

    Back at the start of January, Infinite Loop ran an article claiming that "EPA information should make... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warrior too dangerous to allow into Iran

    Blogpost by brianfit - 19 February, 2007 at 21:04

    Mike Townsley is aboard the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, which was just refused permission to enter Iran as part of our Middle East Peace Tour. --b

    We must have been close to Iran, and in the Persian Gulf: A "Coalition" warship on patrol radioed ... Read more >

  • Stars protest Nuclear Weapons

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 19 February, 2007 at 18:28

    About time too

    Pop culture has been a-political for too long. Read more >

  • World won't forgive whalers for disaster: NZ PM

    Blogpost by Adele - 19 February, 2007 at 13:39 3 comments

    According to AAP and various other news sources, New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark called on Japanese whalers to deal with their damaged vessel in Antarctic waters or face international outrage if it caused an environmental disaster (especially c... Read more >

  • Kleenex boxes come with Kleercut message

    Blogpost by tom - 18 February, 2007 at 12:14 2 comments

    Kleercut campaign site

    Great activism story from the Washington Post: Read more >

    "Wiping away ancient forests," warned a note found inside a box bought recently at a drug store in New York by a stuffy-nosed reporter. "Here's a little secret that Kimberly-Clark, the largest tissue maker...
  • Greenpeace wins nuclear legal challenge in UK

    Blogpost by Jamie - 15 February, 2007 at 17:30 1 comment

    Greenpeace and other supporting groups outside the Royal Courts of Justice at the start of the hearings

    It's been a good day here in the UK. Several months ago, we launched a legal case against the government's flawed energy review which backed a new generation of nuclear power stations. The case we brought to challenge that decision was upheld by Mr Ju... Read more >

  • Amsterdam Whale Love

    Blogpost by Andrew - 14 February, 2007 at 19:19 1 comment

    Happy Valentines! Some members of the Amsterdam whales cyber team and some staff hit the streets today - passing out roses and Valentines Day cards to Japanese tourists. Each card had a whale friendly Valentines Day poem written by Greenpeace supporters here in the N... Read more >

  • And happy Valentine's to you too, Mr Branson!

    Blogpost by Adele - 14 February, 2007 at 19:04

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    Well you never know who you'll bump into when you pop out in Washington DC, particularly when dressed as a giant red heart. This just in from our round-the-world Valentine-o-rama for the whales -- Karen reports that the giant love hearts walking (or ... Read more >

  • Arctic Sunrise in the UK to sink Trident replacement

    Blogpost by Jamie - 14 February, 2007 at 12:21 2 comments

    Greenpeace UK acting executive director John Sauven with MSPs Colin Fox, Mike Pringle and Fiona Hyslop

    While all the whale love is in full swing around the world, here in the UK there's a marine project of a slightly different nature under way, although in this case our focus is on submarines. Nothing cute about them, particularly the variety that carr... Read more >

  • Brian's 25 years

    Blogpost by tom - 12 February, 2007 at 17:10 10 comments

    Today marks the 25 years in Greenpeace of the person currently at the helm of the Greenpeace.org mothership – our Chief webby and self-confessed eco-geek, Brian Fitzgerald. Long before anyone had even thought about a having a website and when I was er... Read more >

  • Monsanto in dumping scandal

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 12 February, 2007 at 15:42 1 comment

    Here's the thing about toxic chemicals. You dump them, and for a while you don't hear anything about it. Then 30 years later someone has to pay 100 million pounds to clean up your mess.

    Read the article here

    As Joel Bakan points out in his excellent boo... Read more >

  • SSCS and whalers clash

    Blogpost by Andrew - 12 February, 2007 at 13:10 5 comments

    There was an incident a few hours ago where the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships clashed with one of the ships in the whaling fleet.

    You can read everything we know about it in Dave's weblog from on board the Esperanza. Since we weren't there, ... Read more >

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