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  • 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


    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 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 >

  • Picture tells a thousand words

    Blogpost by Richard - 9 February, 2007 at 17:48 3 comments

    In what is becoming a tradition, a photo taken by Daniel Beltra for Greenpeace has won a prize in the World Press Photo competition. The photo below won 2nd prize in the 'Contemporary Issues' section of the world's permier photo competition. The photo... Read more >

  • The Arctic Sunrise Leaves The Netherlands

    Blogpost by Lisa - 8 February, 2007 at 19:36

    Volunteering in Rotterdam

    As this beautiful city turned into a white winter wonderland this afternoon, the Arctic Sunrise departed for the UK. She's been here in the Netherlands since before Christmas. First of all she had some maintenance and painting done and she's looking r... Read more >

  • Our French office put this together for their climate-change site:

    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


    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 >

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