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Tampa Launches Campaign to Quit Coal.

Blog by Renee Hickman | September 28, 2011

In the media, coal is often portrayed at its source and we hear mostly about the ill effects of coal on mining communities. While the impacts of coal mining on these places is deeply destructive, the toxic pollution that poisons the...

"Good Try, George."

Blog by pribilof | June 6, 2010

What an interesting meeting with Royal Dutch Shell here on the shores of the Beaufort Sea, still frozen with ice, in Kaktovik Alaska. Representatives from Shell were huddled in the cafeteria of the hotel owned by Kaktovik Inupiak...

Oil to Spoil: Culture in Ruin

Blog by greenpeace_guest_blogger | May 20, 2010 18 comments

Jo Billups is a friend and supporter of Greenpeace who lives in the Gulf region. I was born in New Orleans and grew up on the Bayou. I spent my childhood looking at alligators and being on the river. I used to go fishing on these...

Dealing with the devil

Blog by greenpeace_guest_blogger | May 12, 2010 1 comment

Andre Muggiati is a campaigner from Greenpeace Brazil visiting the USA. He provided us with this first-hand account of going out and documenting the oil washing up on beaches in the Gulf of Mexico. We started the morning going to a...

The Gulf of Oil

Blog by mark_floegel | May 6, 2010 14 comments

I'm down at the oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico — or what for now is the Gulf of Mexico. Rick Steiner, a marine conservationist and oil spill expert, flew over the Gulf Wednesday morning and said, "It's not the Gulf of Mexico any...

White House Whales

Blog by alexissadoti | April 15, 2010 1 comment

If you happened to be at the White House yesterday afternoon, you might have noticed a couple of whales hanging around. Yes, the whales are back and they are not leaving until Obama rejects the Japanese proposal to resume the...

The Whales are Invading the System

Blog by alexissadoti | April 8, 2010 1 comment

The whales have left the ocean and are headed for the White House. Yesterday, a group of D.C activists decided to give the whales a voice in the hopes that Obama might hear it. And where is the best place for Obama to hear some whale...

Obama, Hit a Home Run for the Whales

Blog by alexissadoti | April 7, 2010 3 comments

Yes, today our beloved National's had a sold out season opener against the Phillies and it was the perfect day for a baseball game; 80 degrees, sunny, and a slight breeze. So of course a group of us had to take advantage of the...

Flowers for Murkowski and her polluter lobbyist pals

Blog by mikeg | January 22, 2010 4 comments

Ensuring polluter profits are safe from pesky environmental regulations sure is hard work. Just ask Senator Lisa Murkowski, who had to have polluter lobbyists and former Bush administration officials Jeff Holmstead and Roger Martella...

Living with Climate Change in California, Part 3: San Diego's Witch Creek Fire

Blog by jennybinstock | December 22, 2009

The Southern California wildfires of October 2007 were some of the most devastating fires the state has ever seen.  The fires burned over 500,000 acres from Santa Barbara County to the U.S.-Mexico border.  Nine people died,  eighty...

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