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  • Prince Charles visits Greenpeace at Glastonbury

    Blogpost by Kathy - June 28, 2010 at 6:34 1 comment

    Prince Charles at GlastonburyAmong the chaos and the commotion came the cavalry. Flanked by important large men and a frenzied royal press, the future British King had arrived at the biggest festival on Earth. And not only that, at the Greenpeace field. For the first time in Gla... Read more >

  • Whale Fail

    Blogpost by Phil - June 24, 2010 at 10:43 3 comments

    The town of Sidi R’bat on Morocco’s Atlantic coast is where the biblical Jonah is said to have been vomited up by a whale. Less than 100km from that spot, something has been going on this week that is again enough to make a whale sick to the stomach. Read more >

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  • Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling

    Blogpost by Phil - June 22, 2010 at 6:08 8 comments

    Southern Ocean Whaling ActionAs the International Whaling Commission (IWC)'s annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible 'deal' or 'compromise'. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are tra... Read more >

  • IWCTwo years ago, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki exposed the corrupt heart of the whaling industry in the form of an embezzlement scandal reaching from the flensing deck of the Nisshin Maru, right up the chain of command to the Institute of Cetacean Resear... Read more >

  • It was interesting watching the enthusiasm of Japanese pro-whaling demonstrators outside the Tokyo court which was hearing charges against New Zealand anti-whaling campaigner Pete Bethune recently.

    The key theme of their protests and a plank for the ... Read more >

  • Greenpeace GE position unchanged

    Blogpost by jacko - June 17, 2010 at 12:10

    Greenpeace’s policy on genetic engineering (GE) has not changed. Greenpeace is opposed to any release of GE crops or food into our environment or food chain. We are not opposed to GE if it is kept in the lab in a contained and ethical manner.

    When we... Read more >

  • Japan's sordid vote-buying on whaling exposed

    Blogpost by nick - June 15, 2010 at 5:33

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    So, what's your price to sell out the whales?

    Some brown envelopes stuffed with cash? A nice big cheque for development aid? All-expenses paid trips to exotic locations? Or some dubious entertainment, including 'good girls'?

    Welcome, dear frie... Read more >

  • Energy [R]evolution iPhone App

    Blogpost by nick - June 11, 2010 at 7:28

    appbutton1A bright green future in your pocket. Greenpeace's Energy [R]evolution report provides a practical blueprint for the world’s renewable energy future. Through this app you can find out the essentials of how the world can get from where we are today, to where we need to be in the future in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security, bringing energy to an extra 2 billion people and creating millions of green collar jobs. This is the future as it could and should be!

    Features include:

    * Short and sharp description version of the full report * All you ever wanted to know about the Energy [R]evolution in our FAQs * Researchable data on renewable energy potential in 10 global regions * Quick sign-up to become part of the Energy [R]evolution. You'll get our mon... Read more >

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