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  • Remember the Rainbow Warrior and the Marshall Islands

    Blogpost by nick - July 10, 2010 at 9:27
    Rainbow Warrior II
    Rainbow Warrior II

    Today is the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service in Auckland’s Marsden Wharf. It is the day we remember our colleague Fernando Pereira who was killed in the attack. He was just... Read more >

  • I survived Glastonbury

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 9, 2010 at 10:58

     

    Wayne Coyle of Flaming Lips with me!
    Wayne Coyle of Flaming Lips and me!

    People were very excited when i told them I'd been asked to be the Greenpeace press officer at Glastonbury 2010 . "You jammy cow!" / "how did you pull that off?!?" /  "you are about to have the time of your ... Read more >

  • Talking fish and wailing whales

    Blogpost by Phil - July 9, 2010 at 10:32

    "Read my lips."Life in the ocean is not as serene as it seems according to two news reports this week.

    A marine scientist at Auckland university, who has been eavesdropping on fish says he has proof that they “talk” to each other. Meanwhile, in the North Atlantic ... Read more >

  • Update on oil spill from Jessica in Gulf Port, Mississippi

    Blogpost by nick - July 9, 2010 at 8:42

    Greenpeace Activist Jessica Miller gives an update from the beach in Gulf Port, Mississippi. People swim in the water next to rocks covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Read more >

  • A day tending the Warrior

    Blogpost by nick - July 8, 2010 at 13:20

    In May 2010 Greenpeace volunteers, friends and staff spent a couple of days in May 2010 doing track maintenance at the Rainbow Warrior memorial in Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand. In this short video they talk of the significan... Read more >

  • 10 simple ways to use less oil

    Blogpost by nick - July 8, 2010 at 12:42

    Beautiful PetroleumThis entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil, and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments:

    1. Carpool, cycle or ... Read more >

  • Jim Bohlen 1926 - 2010

    Blogpost by nick - July 8, 2010 at 5:37

    Founders

    There's an old joke that you can walk into any bar in Vancouver and find somebody claiming to be a Greenpeace founder. If that somebody had been Jim Bohlen, however, then this claim would have been absolutely true. It is with very deep sadness, then... Read more >

  • The Warrior Needs Your Help

    Blogpost by nick - July 2, 2010 at 7:12

    You will  love this videoIn just over a week, it will be the 25th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing in Auckland Harbour.  It was a pivotal moment in history for Greenpeace and for New Zealand. It galvanised our identity as a peaceful, nuclear-free nation.

    It's al... Read more >

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