2013

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Five years on and the Fukushima crisis is far from over

Blog entry by Shaun Burnie | February 26, 2016

Five years ago the Rainbow Warrior sailed along the Fukushima coast conducting radiation sampling. Now it's back, and has Japan's ex-Prime Minister on board. Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior Sailing past the destroyed Fukushima...

Iceland's fin whale hunt cancelled for 2016

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | February 26, 2016

No endangered fin whales will be hunted in Iceland this year. This is great news. Word today from colleagues in Iceland, and now reports in both Icelandic and  English-language media  confirm that the planned hunt for fin...

Ancient trees are burning in Tasmania...and some will never grow back

Blog entry by Jessica Panegyres | February 25, 2016

For the past month fires have ravaged through parts of Tasmania’s World Heritage listed forests, destroying 1,000 year old trees. Is this the new normal? Over 100,000 hectares have been damaged by bushfires, including parts of...

Tropical Cyclone Winston was one of the most terrifying experiences I have ever been...

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | February 23, 2016

Tropical Cyclone Winston was one of the most terrifying experiences I have ever been through. I live on the western side of Viti Levu, in Nadi. On Saturday night, by the time the sun went down, the wind had began howling and it was...

Peaceful civil disobedience for #RealClimateAction

Blog entry by Steve Abel | February 23, 2016

// PLEASE SHARE: A call to action to Aotearoa New Zealand from one of the world's climate movement leaders and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben. Listen to him talk about why #RealClimateAction is so important.

Breaking: Oil and gas company says the future is oil and gas

Blog entry by Damian Kahya | February 15, 2016

Oil giant BP has  released its annual energy outlook . With oil falling to a fraction of its former value and BP itself forced to announce thousands of job losses some had expected a bleak outlook for the industry. It also comes...

Every voice counts… even mine: how Fion Lam took action to detox the outdoors

Blog entry by Fion Lam | February 11, 2016

One week, 150 actions, 21 countries. Outdoor lovers around the globe have taken to the streets, shops, fields, mountains and woods everywhere to ask The North Face and Mammut to stay true to their values of love and respect for nature...

Big news for bees

Blog entry by Luís Ferreirim | February 9, 2016

As ecological farming and the market for organic food continues to grow across the globe, I’m heartened to see that the same is true in Spain, my home country, where we are going through one of the worst economic crises in recent...

Solar is changing lives in Brazil. Here’s how.

Blog entry by Rebecca Field | February 9, 2016

Around the world, solar power is transforming communities and changing lives. From India to Canada, this clean and abundant energy source is creating jobs, providing clean water and powering schools. In Brazil, the solar...

Refugee turtle

Blog entry by Nikos Charalambides | February 9, 2016

The news passed quietly, but not without significance. I heard that a wounded and weakened loggerhead sea turtle washed ashore on the rocky Farmakonisi Island in the Aegean Sea, where it lay for several days slowly losing its strength.

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