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  • Blogging the IWC

    Blogpost by Nick - June 26, 2008 at 13:47

     

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    IWC Chairman William Hogarth opens
    the Whale Kingdom for the Greenpeace
    Ocean Defenders
    © Greenpeace/Christian Varas Kallens.

    This is from our man Dave Walsh at the IWC meeting in Chile ... Read more >

     This is my first blog fr...
  • Junichi SatoThis is a rough translation of the final blog that Junichi Sato wrote before he was arrested in Tokyo for allegedly stealing a box of whale meat, itself stolen from the Japanese taxpayers, that he presented to police as evidence of widescale fraud in ... Read more >

  • Blogger arrested - blog him out of jail!!

    Blogpost by Nick - June 22, 2008 at 7:31 2 comments

    Junichi Sato is not only a whale activist in Japan (and there ain't many people who can put THAT on their business card), he's also a blogger. And he's been arrested for the crime of exposing the truth Read more >

    We're asking bloggers around the world to blog t...
  • I see red, I see red, I see red

    Blogpost by Nick - June 20, 2008 at 8:00 1 comment

    International Red List

    No it's not a Split Enz song it's a new international fish red list. In a new report, Greenpeace has shown that in the U.S., most supermarkets purchase seafood with little consideration of where it came from, how it was caught, or how fish stocks ar... Read more >

  • Don't mention the whales

    Blogpost by Nick - June 20, 2008 at 7:01

    Hello from Santiago, Chile, where the Greenpeace Whales team is gathering for this years International Whaling Commission meeting. There'll be more news in the coming days like an update on today's "Future of the IWC" discussion - but I I couldn't pas... Read more >

  • It's goodnight kiwi for the incandescent bulb

    Blogpost by Nick - June 18, 2008 at 12:50 1 comment

    BulbHow many politicians does it take to change a lightbulb?

    Hard to say for sure but it looks like they've almost done it! The NZ Government announced yesterday that NZ will phase out incandescent light bulbs in 2009.

    According to David Parker the move... Read more >

  • Send a virtual origami whale to Japan

    Blogpost by Nick - June 18, 2008 at 11:45

    Send a WhaleOur protest pod of over 25,000 origami whales is heading to Japan with a message for Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, asking him to end the government’s support for the whaling industry.

    Help us triple that figure by the time the International W... Read more >

  • Coal is clean!

    Blogpost by Nick - June 17, 2008 at 11:04

    You've heard of greenwash right? Well, look out for the "clean coal" media machine as they spend obscene amounts of money spent on advertising and PR in the run up to the US presidential election.

    The self-described "clean coal" industry is keen t... Read more >

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