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  • Happy volunteers on an open boat

    Blogpost by Jo McVeagh - January 17, 2011 at 11:14

    Kia ora folks, I'm Jo (or JoJo, as the team call me), and I'm currently onboard the Rainbow Warrior in Taiwan. My role here is to coordinate the eight 'Open Boat' days that we're having, where the public come to visit the ship and take an onboard to... Read more >

  • Looking for tuna in Taiwan

    Blogpost by Apple Chow - January 14, 2011 at 11:09

    The ship has already left windy and rainy Keelung and we just arrived at the second stop of the Ocean Defenders East Asia tour, Su-ao in eastern Taiwan. Suao is the second largest tuna fishery port in Taiwan.

    At 7am the following day, we went to the... Read more >

  • The Queensland floods

    Blogpost by Anna Keenan - January 14, 2011 at 7:47

    Queensland floods

    At Greenpeace, our hearts go out to all those affected by the floods in Queensland, Australia - ongoing in regional areas and cities now for months, but today sweeping through Queensland's capital city and my hometown, Brisbane.

    The floods 'o... Read more >

  • CNN iReporter visits the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by LisaV - January 13, 2011 at 14:11

    One of our visitors to the Rainbow Warrior in Taiwan took a video of his ship tour and it's now on CNN's iReport. So now you can also visit the ship, listen to captain Mike explain why you 'can't sink a Rainbow' - without needing to go all the way t... Read more >

  • Listen up Gerry

    Blogpost by Nick Young - January 13, 2011 at 11:57

    Don't think we never agree with government agencies. Yesterday, we did - when the final report from the US National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill came out.

    deepwater horizon explosion

    Essentially, it's what Greenpeace and other environmental organisations h... Read more >

  • Is breaking the law always illegal?

    Blogpost by Daniel Simons - January 12, 2011 at 16:21

    Non-violent direct action and the law

    Early in the morning of 17 December 2001, a group of intruders penetrated the area inside the perimeter fence surrounding the Lucas Heights nuclear plant, Australia’s only reactor. The plant’s operator, the Aust... Read more >

  • A personal history with the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Chris Hay - January 11, 2011 at 13:05

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    Last week we took the office staff from Greenpeace's new office in Taipei on the 3 hour train trip to Taiwan's eastern port of Hualien. The Rainbow Warrior was there doing some last minute maintenance before the start of the Ocean Defenders East ...

  • 2010 a year of action

    Blogpost by Nick Young - January 10, 2011 at 11:57

    Everything we accomplished and every action we took in 2010 was thanks to you, and millions of Greenpeace supporters like you around the world. Join us in looking back on a year of action, with 99 of the best images in less than two... Read more >

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