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  • 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

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    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 >

  • The Tokyo Two: Whaling, Activism, and Human Rights

    Blogpost by Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki - September 3, 2010 at 9:20

    This will be the first blog Toru and I have written together, as up until recently our heavy bail restrictions have meant that we could not be in the same room or even talk to each other without a lawyer present.

    The verdict in our trial is approac... Read more >

  • Executive Director of Greenpeace to CEO of Facebook: Unfriend Coal!

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 2, 2010 at 10:13

    Facebook: Unfriend CoalWe've been talking a lot about Facebook lately. We were alarmed in January by the company's announcement that it would build a coal-powered data center in Prineville, Oregon. So we started a little group to ask the company not to use dirty energy ... Read more >

  • Just a moment ago we launched our inflatables at the crack of dawn in the misty Arctic waters of Baffin Bay and headed straight for Cairn Energy's deepwater oil drilling rig, the Stena Don. A group of highly experienced climbers are now scaling t... Read more >

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