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  • Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised. But even by ship tour standards, the Rainbow Warrior's recent 'tour' of Indonesia was an interesting one.

    It s... Read more >

  • The State of Play at the UN Biodiversity Summit

    Blogpost by Natalie - October 24, 2010 at 22:29

    The main meeting room at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan.

    Hello there. I am Nathalie- an oceans policy advisor at Greenpeace, and I have the privilege of leading the Greenpeace team here at CBD COP10. It has now been mo... Read more >

  • The ship that sailed herself

    Blogpost by EoinD - October 21, 2010 at 8:15

    Did you hear about the time the Rainbow Warrior sailed herself through a French military blockade, with no captain in sight? Watch the video below.

    Manuel Pinto from our ship's department was there. Listening to him tell the story in this video, I'm ... Read more >

  • Neighbourhood Support to thwart pirates

    Blogpost by Karli Thomas - October 20, 2010 at 17:00

    I’ve just returned from a technical meeting of the Pacific Tuna Commission – but, actually, I want to tell you about something that happened in 2009. This time last year, I was on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, in the Pacific Ocean, on a mission to ... Read more >

  • The importance of Indonesia

    Blogpost by bex - October 20, 2010 at 8:25

    I was hoping to write my first post in Indonesia from the Rainbow Warrior. As it turns out, the Warrior is anchored out at sea, waiting for permission to get into the country from the Indonesian government. The ship and crew have been there for sev... Read more >

  • Projecting Change at Biodiversity Meeting in Japan

    Blogpost by Kaoru Narisawa - October 20, 2010 at 8:11

    In the opening ceremony of the CBD here in Nagoya, Japan, Japanese Foreign Minister Matsumoto (also chair of the conference) reminded delegates that biodiversity is the legacy we will leave our children. Greenpeace is here at CBD COP10 to make sure ... Read more >

  • A chance to change history

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - October 14, 2010 at 21:02 1 comment

    I've arrived in Indonesia - a country at the frontier of deforestation and climate change.

    Indonesia is the planet's third largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to deforestation. Its indigenous communities are losing their homes and livelihoods... Read more >

  • Unprecedented day of action to stop climate change on 10/10/10

    Blogpost by nyoung - October 14, 2010 at 9:15

    October 10th was going to be a global day of doing and acting on climate change – and that’s exactly what it was. The event broke records, turning into the biggest day of climate action in history.

    From beaches in South Africa where penguins were r... Read more >

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