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  • This is the road to Copenhagen!

    Blogpost by nick - April 28, 2009 at 6:25 1 comment

    A busy day for team Greenpeace in Belgium yesterday. At 8 in the morning activists blocked traffic on the Ring around Brussels, the busiest traffic 'knot' in the country. After safely re-routing traffic, 30 of them unrolled a 180 square meter green ca... Read more >

  • Last summer, for the first time in recorded history, boats could circumnavigate the North Pole. To the oblivious observer, this might seem like a good thing. Perhaps some green entrepreneur will build resorts on Finland's Svalbard Islands. However, as... Read more >

  • Inspiring action

    Blogpost by nick - April 22, 2009 at 6:29

    This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you:

    http://www.greenpeace.org/me2 Read more >

  • Bill McKibben in Auckland

    Blogpost by Gareth - April 21, 2009 at 12:07 3 comments

    Bill McKibbonAuthor, activist and 350.org founder Bill McKibben is in the country soon and I’d recommend you check him out.

    Bill is the author of several books including "The End of Nature", a seminal book on climate change and "Deep Economy" an US national bests... Read more >

  • Antarctic Treaty 50th anniversary meeting

    Blogpost by Karli - April 20, 2009 at 6:47 2 comments

    Adelie Penguins at Mt Discovery. Greenpeace/Keith-Neis SwensonI'm Karli and I'm the oceans campaigner at Greenpeace NZ but right now I'm in Baltimore attending 50th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty.

    My first impressions arriving to this historic  meeting of the Antarctic Treaty parties was the urgency of the... Read more >

  • VIDEO: Whaling on trial

    Blogpost by nick - April 20, 2009 at 6:10

    Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, two activists from Greenpeace Japan now known as the Tokyo Two, face trial and a potential ten year prison sentence for exposing a scandal striking at the heart of Japan's government whaling operation.

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  • Toru is back at work

    Blogpost by nick - April 17, 2009 at 6:35 1 comment

    Toru Suzuki is one of our activists in Japan, now facing a maximum of 10 years in prison for exposing a crime at the heart of Japan's whaling industry.

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    The so-called “scientific” whaling fleet has now returned to port from the Southern Ocean whal... Read more >

  • Here there be pirates

    Blogpost by nick - April 17, 2009 at 6:26

    Here's a blog from John Hocevar, our US oceans campaign director

    Ahoy!

    As Somali pirates have captured the world’s attention over the past week, I’ve been up to my neck in pirates of a different sort. Greenpeace got a tip that several Spanish owned vess... Read more >

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