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  • More tales from the frontline

    Blogpost by Dan - April 16, 2009 at 6:44 4 comments

    dan-happy-valleyAs a frontline fundraiser and community campaigner I get the general feeling that public opinion is leaning towards the necessity of action on climate change. More and more people are telling me that a movement needs to happen, because government acti... Read more >

  • Vote for Origami Whales in the Webby Awards!

    Blogpost by nick - April 16, 2009 at 6:04 1 comment

    Origami Whale

    Greenpeace Australia Pacific's gorgeous Origami Whales campaign is currently top of its category in the 2009 Webby Awards. The Webbies, in case you don't know, are like the Oscars of the Internet. There's the judges awards - but also the People's Awar... Read more >

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  • Report from Baltimore: 50th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty

    Blogpost by bunny - April 15, 2009 at 7:51

    Iceberg, Southern Ocean, © Greenpeace/Jiri Rezac

    Here's a on the sport report from Richard Page, defending Antarctica this week from Baltimore USA!

    There are as many facets to the work of a Greenpeace campaigner as an iceberg; and like an iceberg, much of the work is unseen. This week saw Karli, New ... Read more >

  • Running out of Canaries

    Blogpost by sboxer - April 14, 2009 at 10:56 1 comment

    Wilkins Ice Shelf
    Wilkins Ice Shelf
    Canaries were a coal miner’s best friend even well into the 20th Century. As long as the canary in the coal mine kept singing, the miners knew their air supply was safe – however a dead canary signalled an immediate evacuation.

    Clima... Read more >

  • Junichi is back at work

    Blogpost by nick - April 14, 2009 at 6:24 1 comment

    Junichi1.jpg

    Junichi Sato is one of our oceans campaigners in Japan, now facing a maximum of 10 years in prison for exposing a crime at the heart of Japan's whaling industry.

    After nine months of disconnection from their colleagues and workplace, Junichi Sato and ... Read more >

  • Broken promises

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 9, 2009 at 8:44

    In which Geoff nears the end of his tether...

    The negotiations are winding down as countries prepare to deliver closing speeches and I feel the need to sound off about how New Zealand is performing.

    New Zealand has a very talented delegation at the clim... Read more >

  • Neighbourly SOS - will we heed it?

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 8, 2009 at 8:01 2 comments
    Geoff Keey at Bonn
    The latest from Greenpeace Political Adviser Geoff Keey in Bonn -

    It’s 11pm. I’m sitting outside a small meeting room at the UN climate talks in Bonn with five of my Greenpeace colleagues. We’re waiting for people inside to come out. It may be a lo... Read more >

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