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  • Largest mobilisation ever against CASTOR nuclear transport in Germany

    Blogpost by nyoung - November 8, 2010 at 19:52

    Kumi Naidoo addresses the rally attended by 50,000 people in Dannenberg, Germany against CASTOR nuclear transport. Image: Gorden Welters, Greenpeace.

    Right now in Germany we are witnessing an unprecedented mass mobilization against radioactive waste and against the operational extension of 17 nuclear reactors in the country by an average of 12 years. This anti-CASTOR (Cask for Storage and Tran... Read more >

  • Shattered Dreams of the Amazon

    Blogpost by Amanda - November 8, 2010 at 7:49

    Setting off for the flyover aboard the Greenpeace Cessna plane. The Plane was purchased for Greenpeace by a very special donor and has been invaluable in allowing the Amazon team to monitor and report on deforestation, exposing the scandals and making those companies responsible for the destruction known.

    Setting off for the flyover aboard the Greenpeace Cessna plane. The Plane was purchased for Greenpeace by a very special donor and has been invaluable in allowing the Amazon team to monitor and report on deforestation, exposing the scandals and ... Read more >

  • Facebook's coal problem overshadows green announcements

    Blogpost by EoinD - November 8, 2010 at 7:40

     

    Facebook launched an official "Green" page yesterday, highlighting what they're doing to be greener - from energy efficiency measures in their data centres, to auto/dual flush toilets in their offices.

    Those efforts are all good, but we expect b... Read more >

  • A kiwi in Indonesia

    Blogpost by Dean - November 4, 2010 at 8:20

    (C) GREENPEACE / Dean Baigent-Mercer

    I've just returned from Indonesia where I've been working with Greenpeace towards protecting Indonesian rainforests and habitats of orang-utan and Sumatran tigers.

    I was hoping to stay in the habitat of endange... Read more >

  • Rescuing our oceans, in the International Year of Biodiversity

    Blogpost by Willie - November 2, 2010 at 6:08

    Explore our new interactive map - with videos and slideshows explaining why our oceans need Marine Reserves now.

    2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. It is also the year when international agreements and meetings have failed many of our ...

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  • Deep Green: 'Becoming Animal, An Earthly Cosmology'

    Blogpost by Rex Wyler - November 1, 2010 at 18:26

    Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own.

    -October 2010

    “The ‘control of nature’ is a phrase conceived in arrogance,... Read more >

  • When the last tree is cut...

    Blogpost by JulietteH - November 1, 2010 at 15:12

    There's a proverb that says: "When the last tree is cut, when the last river has been poisoned, when the last fish has been caught, then we will find out that we can't eat money."


    Looking at this photo by Daniel Beltrá, I am reminded of this prover...

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  • Farewell, fishing?

    Blogpost by Karli Thomas - November 1, 2010 at 12:14



    It’s hard to tell if it is a simple faux pas or a grim prophetic view of what’s to come.

    Philippine media outlet Sun Star reported recently a new fishing vessel acquired under a joint venture between a local fishing tycoon and “Taiwan-based Farewell ... Read more >

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