Making Waves

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  • Our French office put this together for their climate-change site: its-not-too-late.com

    Look out, you rock and rollers.

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  • Tools for thinking

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 8 February, 2007 at 16:44 6 comments

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    I'm a longtime fan of brainstorming techniques and methods for making the most out of meetings and that kind of stuff. Last week I was reading this post at the excellent Creating Passionate Users blog, and was reminded of IDEOs wonderful brainstormi... Read more >

  • Green my Apple gets SXSW nomination

    Blogpost by tom - 5 February, 2007 at 16:47 5 comments

    Good news reached the web team here in Amsterdam on Friday - our Green my Apple website has been nominated for a SXSW web award. South by Southwest is a very cool interactive, film and music festival that takes place every year in Austin, Texas. They ... Read more >

  • Court-martial begins of war objector Lt. Watada

    Blogpost by Andrew - 5 February, 2007 at 11:18 1 comment

    WatadaEhren05.jpg He's not a pacifist, he's ready to serve, he doesn't even blame the Army for going after him, but as a matter of conscience he would rather do the four years in jail than go to Iraq.

    Every news story you read about Watada will have the charge that he ... Read more >

  • Planet fries while Exxon laughes all the way to bank

    Blogpost by Andrew - 4 February, 2007 at 16:49

    parody-of-esso-logo.jpg Thanks for catching that story Martin. In other (not unrelated news), Exxon/Esso has posted record profits, again. The New York Daily News has my favorite sum up: Read more >

    Black gold helped Exxon Mobil make a record-setting profit of $39.5 billion last year,...
  • Climate fear, uncertainty and doubt continues

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 2 February, 2007 at 14:26 2 comments

    For some time now those who have most to lose from a sensible global response to climate change have sought to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) about the situation. now, via the Guardian we learn that even though Exxon Mobil claim to have face... Read more >

  • "Lights Out" across Europe.

    Blogpost by brianfit - 2 February, 2007 at 10:45 1 comment

    At 7:55 last night I was telling my eight-year-old son a bedtime story about climate change as I paused to go switch off the circuit-breaker. Candy Planet was under water, and Tigger was looking for a boat. We had our wind-up flashlight ready. It wa... Read more >

  • Endangered?

    Blogpost by Richard - 31 January, 2007 at 18:00 2 comments

    This week saw some news that under normal circumstances would be greeted with celebration and be seen as a showcase for the possibilities of conservation efforts. In the US, the wolf has been removed from the endangered species list in three states wi... Read more >

  • Cooked

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 31 January, 2007 at 13:07 2 comments

    I love this image, which graces Greenpeace Greece's new global warming website.True fans of grill technique will recognise this to be the result of a Texan bar-b-cue.

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  • UK whale conservation recruitment drive

    Blogpost by Andrew - 29 January, 2007 at 21:29

    Greenpeace UK oceans campaigner Willie Mackenzie responding to reports that the UK government is recruiting pro-conservation governments to the International Whaling Commission: Read more >

    Last year UK NGO's asked Blair to write personally to key countries explai...
  • Eiffel Tower Action!

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 29 January, 2007 at 17:48 5 comments

    It took 44 activists, 100 metres of rope, and 500 square metres of fabric:

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    The message is timed to coincide with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in Paris this week, which is set to conclude its fourth assessment of th... Read more >

  • Bush chills with MSN pals

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 25 January, 2007 at 21:30

    Savaglio/TBWA, an ad agency in Argentina, recently tendered for some work with us. Tucked onto a CD chuck full of good ideas ranging from an entire TV series concept to new T-shirt designs, they included this minty-cool piece of digital candy as a pre... Read more >

  • Prehistoric deep-sea shark dies in fishtank

    Blogpost by Adele - 24 January, 2007 at 15:12 15 comments

    (With thanks to our shark-loving IT guru Mats for bringing this to my attention). Read more >

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    The ancient shark © Awashima Marine Park
    A Japanese Marine Park has released rare footage of a prehistoric deep-sea shark (a predecessor of the current model, I presume,...
  • Chinese rap about ewaste

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 24 January, 2007 at 11:36 2 comments

    Check out this amazing animation. A Chinese rap video about e-waste. One of the best things I've seen in ages, and a nice message from the folks at the receiving end of our throw-away gadget stream. Amazingly, no understanding of Chinese required,... Read more >

  • Green grocers?

    Blogpost by tom - 24 January, 2007 at 11:02

    In yesterday's Guardian there's was an interesting column by George Monbiot on the recent green announcements from leading supermarkets. Personally I'm often in two mind when reading Monbiot's columns. He often makes some really good points but also s... Read more >

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