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  • 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 >

  • Prince Charles visits Greenpeace at Glastonbury

    Blogpost by Kathy - June 28, 2010 at 6:34 1 comment

    Prince Charles at GlastonburyAmong the chaos and the commotion came the cavalry. Flanked by important large men and a frenzied royal press, the future British King had arrived at the biggest festival on Earth. And not only that, at the Greenpeace field. For the first time in Gla... Read more >

  • Whale Fail

    Blogpost by Phil - June 24, 2010 at 10:43 3 comments

    The town of Sidi R’bat on Morocco’s Atlantic coast is where the biblical Jonah is said to have been vomited up by a whale. Less than 100km from that spot, something has been going on this week that is again enough to make a whale sick to the stomach. Read more >

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  • Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling

    Blogpost by Phil - June 22, 2010 at 6:08 8 comments

    Southern Ocean Whaling ActionAs the International Whaling Commission (IWC)'s annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible 'deal' or 'compromise'. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are tra... Read more >

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