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  • The “So Coal Network”: Confronting Facebook’s Coal Problem (Video)

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 16, 2010 at 22:14

    Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. His Facebook profile doesn’t list his relationship status, but if it did, it might say “in a relationship with coal”.

    Everyone has had a friend in a destructive relationship — a relationship that you just know ... Read more >

  • It's our birthday and we'll go beyond oil if we want to!

    Blogpost by Lisa - September 16, 2010 at 9:29

    Lisa writes from the Esperanza ...

    Today is the 39th birthday of Greenpeace and we have just arrived in Aberdeen on the Esperanza. Back in 1971 on September 15th - the first Greenpeace ship set sail to protest against a US nuclear test zone and pea... Read more >

  • Would you like to be on a Greenpeace ship?

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 15, 2010 at 9:30

    Lisa writes from the Esperanza


    I've been at sea for 5 weeks now and can't wait to set foot on terra firma again and do all the things I've been missing. When I am on land I dream of being at sea and now I'm at sea - I can't stop thinking about g... Read more >

  • To the first follower

    Blogpost by Juliette - September 13, 2010 at 22:15

    A colleague forwarded a video about building a movement yesterday, and it made me think of the moment when we see a petition, or any online action suddenly taking off. But before I get started, watch the video:

    There are a lot of th... Read more >

  • The World Energy Congress kicks off with a splash

    Blogpost by Julien Vincent - September 13, 2010 at 22:08

    This is how all energy industry events should begin. The World Energy Congress kicks off today in Montreal and as delegates arrived at the conference venue, hundreds of demonstrators were there to tell them that the industry needs to go beyond o... Read more >

  • Ice ice baby

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 13, 2010 at 10:03

    Lisa writes from the Esperanza in the Atlantic Ocean

    We're now in the Atlantic Ocean heading for Europe - escorted by sea gulls gliding alongside us as the swells rock us from side to side.

    The Arctic was an amazing place to experie... Read more >

  • Burger King ditches Sinar Mas palm oil

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 3, 2010 at 14:44

    Burger King logo

    The independent audit which Sinar Mas thought would absolve it of deforestation, peatland clearance and law-breaking is now exploding in front of its face like a firework in a munitions factory.

    Greenpeace campaigners and supporters in the US have ... Read more >

  • In the wake of the BP oil spill disaster, news of another oil rig explosion

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 3, 2010 at 10:28

    A blog from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise currently in the Gulf of Mexico ...

    This morning reports from the USA are that another oil rig, the Vermillion 380, has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, risking the lives of at least 13 workers who were... Read more >

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