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  • Underway!

    Blogpost by nicole - July 3, 2006 at 3:57

    The following posting is from oceans campaigner John, who is onboard as Greenpeace begins our 2006 tour of the Bering Sea...

    We are heading west out of Kodiak Island and life is good. The sun is setting behind the mountains; the sea is s... Read more >

  • Locked out but among friends in Dutch Harbor

    Blogpost by nicole - July 3, 2006 at 3:51

    The following posting is the first from oceans campaigner John, who is onboard as Greenpeace begins our 2006 tour of the Bering Sea... 

    Yesterday, George and I held an open meeting with the communities of Dutch Harbor and Unalaska.  Located in the m... Read more >

  • we're 4 & 1 now ...

    Blogpost by buffy - June 19, 2006 at 5:00

    day 4 now of the iwc in st. kitts - there've been 5 votes, with the anti-whaling nations having won the first 4.  things got quite heated yesterday with all sorts of not nice language being used.  again, i don't imagine it should come as a surprise, b... Read more >

  • looking promising ...

    Blogpost by buffy - June 18, 2006 at 8:20

    [ i'm apparently more web-challenged than i realized, as i think this posted to the wrong page the other day, so am now trying again ... ]  Read more >

    well, 2 votes in and so far, we're on the winning side ... by the skin of our teeth, as it were.  so far, the fi...
  • First Experiences

    Blogpost by buffy - June 15, 2006 at 8:37
    i knew i’d have a lot of firsts over the last few days – my first time in st. kitts; my first time working with this fantastic team of fellow greenpeacers, all of them from different countries, with something like 60-70 years of experience in the whal... Read more >
  • Pirates Found!

    Blogpost by modiggitty - April 4, 2006 at 5:46
    Well a lot has happened since I last wrote... As you all know we have been working with the Guinean authorities to find and arrest illegal or pirate fishing boats. During the night of the 27th we found a group of boats, and at first light sent up the ... Read more >
  • On the Trail of Pirates

    Blogpost by modiggitty - April 3, 2006 at 7:32

    March 27, 2006 

    We have been off the Guinean coast for the last ten days. We have tried to remain relatively undercover - documenting illegal fishing in the waters of some of the poorest countries in the world. For the last few days we have also had... Read more >

  • The Catamaran

    Blogpost by modiggitty - March 31, 2006 at 5:06 1 comment
    March 10, 2006

    We are currently about a day away from St. Helena. We are heading there to find a "smooth piece of water" so that we can check to see if we have rope tied around the port side propeller. By the way, this also marks our entry into the tun... Read more >
  • The Adventures of the Galley Maid

    Blogpost by modiggitty - March 31, 2006 at 4:57

    March 3, 2006 

    Well, I am currently about a third or so of the way up the Namibia coast - though no land in sight of course.
    It is great to be on board. The weather is perfect, and I am finding my way around my new little world. I am about to embark on... Read more >

  • Signing off

    Blogpost by nicole - February 7, 2006 at 16:32

    After 74 straight days at sea we arrived in Cape Town under a hot, sunny African sky, greeted by the continuous chatter of gulls, an escort of harbor porpoises and the ambivalence of sea lions. Our entry was easy and we breezed through immigration and... Read more >

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