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  • 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 >

  • 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.

    welldone430.jpg Read more >

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