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  • Running out of Canaries

    Blogpost by sboxer - April 14, 2009 at 10:56 1 comment

    Wilkins Ice Shelf
    Wilkins Ice Shelf
    Canaries were a coal miner’s best friend even well into the 20th Century. As long as the canary in the coal mine kept singing, the miners knew their air supply was safe – however a dead canary signalled an immediate evacuation.

    Clima... Read more >

  • Junichi is back at work

    Blogpost by nick - April 14, 2009 at 6:24 1 comment

    Junichi1.jpg

    Junichi Sato is one of our oceans campaigners in Japan, now facing a maximum of 10 years in prison for exposing a crime at the heart of Japan's whaling industry.

    After nine months of disconnection from their colleagues and workplace, Junichi Sato and ... Read more >

  • Broken promises

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 9, 2009 at 8:44

    In which Geoff nears the end of his tether...

    The negotiations are winding down as countries prepare to deliver closing speeches and I feel the need to sound off about how New Zealand is performing.

    New Zealand has a very talented delegation at the clim... Read more >

  • Neighbourly SOS - will we heed it?

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 8, 2009 at 8:01 2 comments
    Geoff Keey at Bonn
    The latest from Greenpeace Political Adviser Geoff Keey in Bonn -

    It’s 11pm. I’m sitting outside a small meeting room at the UN climate talks in Bonn with five of my Greenpeace colleagues. We’re waiting for people inside to come out. It may be a lo... Read more >

  • Fire and ice

    Blogpost by nick - April 7, 2009 at 12:05 1 comment

    This is not funny.

    Learn more about greenhouse gasses here Read more >

  • Hannibal Lactater

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 6, 2009 at 8:07 2 comments

    friesian5Saturday was agriculture’s day in the sun at the UN climate change negotiations in Bonn, with delegates discussing options for reducing the sector’s growing greenhouse gas. New Zealand made a presentation during the day and then in the evening the del... Read more >

  • The long, hard slog to protect Canada's Great Bear Rainforest

    Blogpost by Nick - April 6, 2009 at 6:58

    A victory we won in 2006 has come to fruition this month. Tamara Stark, now the communications director at our office in the UK was one of the Greenpeace forest campaigners who won protection for Canada's Great Bear rainforest. She wrote this piece fo... Read more >

  • French Nuclear Success

    Blogpost by Nick - April 2, 2009 at 7:13 1 comment

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