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  • The Esperanza and the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Dave - 9 June, 2006 at 15:59

    From Elaine on the Esperanza: "It's 5.40 am GST and if you are fast enough you might be able to catch a pretty special moment. We're meeting up with the Rainbow Warrior on its transit accross the Mediterranean."

    Meeting the Warrior »

    Gavin: The Ra... Read more >

  • Nukes out of Nato! Protest in Brussels

    Blogpost by Dave - 9 June, 2006 at 15:40

    brussels_protest.jpg

    © Philip Reynaers

    Greenpeace activists enter the NATO site in Brussels, Belgium, and hold a banner reading "Nukes out of NATO" on the organisation’s symbol statue.

    8 June 200,: Brussels, Belgium — Twenty-four Greenpeace activists from Belgium, Germany,... Read more >

  • WWF Slams EU Fisheries Policy

    Blogpost by Dave - 9 June, 2006 at 15:38 1 comment

    "Today, the European Commission presented a Green Paper on a future maritime policy, which aims to integrate policies concerning all marine-related activities — shipping, industry, trade, tourism, energy, fisheries and marine research — in order to bo... Read more >

  • Marine Reserves Now!

    Blogpost by Dave - 1 June, 2006 at 15:41 2 comments

    Octopus

    © Greenpeace/Gavin Newman

    Gavin, our photographer/cameraman on board the Esperanza, took this "Marine Reserves Now!" banner beside an octopus off the coast of Menorca. We're calling for a global network of marine reserves, covering 40% of the oceans, ... Read more >

  • Where have all the tuna gone?

    Blogpost by Dave - 1 June, 2006 at 13:22

    © Greenpeace/Gavin Newman

    29 May 2006 - Balearic Islands , Mediterranean Sea. Greenpeace divers with underwater banner reading 'Where have all the tuna gone' in Balearic Islands, Spain - a breeding ground for the bluefin tuna.

    Read the Ocean Defenders w... Read more >

  • Amazonia is burning for our food

    Blogpost by Dave - 30 May, 2006 at 18:00

    © Greenpeace / Andreas Varnhorn

    28 May 2006, Frankfurt, Germany "Amazonia is burning for our food". 300 Greenpeace activists covering 2000 trees with flame posters to demonstrate against destructive logging for soya plantations in the Brazilian Amazon ... Read more >

  • Brian

    Blogpost by Dave - 29 May, 2006 at 20:10 2 comments

    brianfit.jpgMy name is Brian Fitzgerald and I'm head of Digital Communications at Greenpeace International. I joined Greenpeace on February 11th, 1982 and have been put to work or volunteered over the years since then as an activist, deckhand, hot air balloon p... Read more >

  • Dave

    Blogpost by Dave - 29 May, 2006 at 19:52 10 comments

    Dave

    Hi - I'm Dave Walsh, I'm from Ireland, and I'm a roving Greenpeace web editor. Right now I'm sitting at a desk on dry land, but I've spent a lot of the last couple of years on board ships like the Rainbow Warrior and the Esperanza, on trips like the... Read more >

  • Don't play with the Amazon!

    Blogpost by Dave - 12 May, 2006 at 16:05

    Banner: Don't play with the Amazon!

    © Greenpeace / Kurt Prinz

    At the opening of the EU - Latin America Summit in Vienna, a Greenpeace activist dressed in the Brazilian football team's uniform, waves a banner reading 'Don't play around with the Amazon!'. We're calling on the Brazilia... Read more >

  • I bet they never expected this! Evangelina Carrozzo, the Carnival Queen of Argentina, showed up today at the EU - Latin American Countries Summit in Vienna, wearing a rather provocative outfit, to implore Presidents Vazquez (Uruguay) and Kirchner (A... Read more >

  • Greenpeace Argentina shortlisted for Mobile Messaging Awards

    Blogpost by Dave - 11 May, 2006 at 18:46

    Our guys in Argentina have been shortlisted for the "Best messaging app: Public Sector/not for profit" of the

    Mobile Messaging Awards. The Mobile Messaging awards are open to all companies with a suitable messaging product, service or initiative which ... Read more >

  • Google Trends

    Blogpost by Dave - 11 May, 2006 at 14:16 3 comments

    The Greenpeace web community is currently obsessed with Google Trends ("See what the world is searching for").

    There's still more love than war in the world

    And more sex than violence

    However, Brian's found that War is preferable to Britney Spears.... Read more >

  • Amazon Parachute

    Blogpost by Dave - 11 May, 2006 at 14:11

    © Greenpeace / Daniel Beltra

    Greenpeace activist parachutes over a deforested area in Belterra, in the west region of Para state, with the message "100% Crime", to protest against the soy expansion which is leading illegal deforestation, land grabb... Read more >

  • Alaska pipeline being shut down due to corrosion

    Blogpost by Dave - 11 May, 2006 at 13:52

    Two oil pipelines on Alaska's North Slope are going to be shut down because of internal corrosion. At least something's happening - this was the cause of a huge spill earlier this year in the aging Prudhoe Bay oil field.

    "The line was not producing a c... Read more >

  • 1/3 of Great Bear Rainforest now protected!

    Blogpost by Dave - 8 February, 2006 at 18:42 1 comment

    Great news - the provincial government of British Columbia in Canada has announced the protection of 2 million hectares of ancient forest, and strict ecological management for the rest. A massive 33 per cent of the rainforest will be permanently prot... Read more >

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