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  • Adele

    Blogpost by Adele - 9 October, 2006 at 23:06 3 comments
    AdeleI'm originally Australian (watch out for the flies Nick!), but have lived in Amsterdam where I worked as a webbie for Greenpeace International. This involved a particularly interesting trip to Korea working out of a "love hotel" and trying to wean th... Read more >
  • Ocean Defenders: Rockin' in China

    Blogpost by Adele - 9 October, 2006 at 22:38 4 comments
    Chinese band Catcher in the RyeA random Ocean Defender moment... while the Esperanza (affectionately referred to from now on as just The Espy) is out battling pirates, Chinese band 'Catcher in the Rye' are Defending our Oceans armed with nothing but an electric guitar. The band p... Read more >
  • "Global Fishing Fleet Consumes More Oil Annually Than Most Nations"

    Blogpost by Andrew - 9 October, 2006 at 21:22

    Purse seiners tuna fishing in the Mediterranean.That's the headline from a SeaWeb article. No wonder the fishing industry is called, "the most energy-intensive food production method in the world today."

    According to the study the world's fishing fleets burned 50 billion litres of fuel in just one ... Read more >

  • Chernobyl: Example - What We Made

    Blogpost by Dave - 9 October, 2006 at 20:46 26 comments

    Watch the music video - then see the documentary!

    Talk about edgy! London rapper Example's new video is shot in the radioactively contaminated post-nuclear zone at Chernobyl. While he there, Example also filmed an 18-minute documentary in the post-apoc... Read more >

  • Greenpeace at the Mirno More

    Blogpost by Dave - 9 October, 2006 at 20:24

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    © Greenpeace/Ingrid Frankhauser

    Just been looking at photographs from the Mirno More peace fleet trip on the Greenpeace Austria website, with lots of happy faces on board a Greenpeace yacht in the Adriatic.

    Mirno More means "peaceful ocean" in Croatian,... Read more >

  • Martin

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 9 October, 2006 at 16:19

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    Developer, marketeer, salesman, consultant, copywriter, communications specialist and now project manager. I've done a lot of things in my time - some of them well. The carefully posed photograph doubtless gives me away as what I am - the lurking corp... Read more >

  • Korean nuclear weapons test: Now What?

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - 9 October, 2006 at 13:27

    baneberrytest.jpgRémi Parmentier, longtime Greenpeace activist and once branded as a "nasty little agitator" writes today in his blog:

    When I read that the North Korean authorities claim that their underground nuclear test has not "resulted in any leak of radiation",... Read more >

  • REACH for chemical-free fashion

    Blogpost by Dave - 8 October, 2006 at 17:20

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    © Greenpeace / Philip Reynaers

    Not a typical Greenpeace photo, eh? Where's the hairy chap in orange overalls? Sorry, but this is a model wearing Spanish fashions made without the harmful chemicals commonly used in the textiles we wear every day. The ph... Read more >

  • North Korea: Happy 'Nuclear Free' Anniversary Kim Jong-il

    Blogpost by Dave - 8 October, 2006 at 17:05 1 comment

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    © Greenpeace/Stefano Montesi

    You may not be aware - but the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, is planning to test a nuclear weapon during the coming days, to coincide with the 9th anniversary of his leadership of the country. Scary, eh? The photograph ... Read more >

  • From Greenpeace UK's website: Read more >

    We're taking legal action against the government for deciding to support nuclear power without full public consultation.If you followed the 2006 energy review, you'll know that many people suspected that Blair had already ...
  • Turn that computer off! Now!

    Blogpost by Dave - 7 October, 2006 at 21:42 3 comments

    In the UK, The Independent newspaper has reported that: Read more >

    One in five white-collar workers told a national survey that they left their computers on at least three times a week, wasting more than £100m of electricity every year.
    According to the PC Energy ...
  • 73 million dead sharks (per year!)

    Blogpost by Andrew - 4 October, 2006 at 21:52 1 comment

    Shark fins drying on the deck of a longliner. The booming shark fin trade is killing up to 73 million sharks per year - three times more than the official catch numbers. That's according to a new study by Miami University researchers affiliated with the Pew Institute for Ocean Science. (Press... Read more >

  • Our place in the world (Röyksopp video)

    Blogpost by Dave - 4 October, 2006 at 18:36

    For me, having a good attitude towards the environment is realising that "the environment" isn't somewhere else - it's where you're sitting right now. And part of that realisation is how certain actions - those that we take for granted - have a knoc... Read more >

  • More Crop Circles in Mexico, Spain and Philippines

    Blogpost by Dave - 3 October, 2006 at 17:12 3 comments

    Greenpeace activists create a gigantic 60 metre NO sign crop circle in a maize field in the state of Estado de Mexico, Central Mexico

    © Greenpeace / Gustavo Graf

    As you may know, we've been recently been busy creating seasonal crop circles all over the world, to highlight the appearance of GE crops in fields in several countries. Three more appeared in the last few days - in Mexico, ... Read more >

  • Unexpected Campaign Glitch #258: a YAHOO! account????

    Blogpost by brianfit - 3 October, 2006 at 12:40 1 comment

    helen.jpgLast week the Greenpeace Office in Amsterdam was in super high-gear. Aside from the launch of the Green my Apple campaign, we were running a rapid response blockade on the Probo Koala, the toxic death ship that poisoned 50,000 people in the Ivory Co... Read more >

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