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  • Day 17: Finishing the Trans-Altantic

    Blogpost by Shea Mke - January 26, 2012 at 23:08 2 comments

    Rainbow Warrior

    Shea Mke is a Greenpeace volunteer and current deckhand on the new Rainbow Warrior. She boarded when the ship began its trans-Atlantic journey to begin its maiden US voyage. Shea originally posted this on her blog.

    It’s 20:15 and in twelve hours... Read more >

  • Whale Stories

    Blogpost by Shea Mke - January 26, 2012 at 22:57 1 comment

     

    Shea Mke is a Greenpeace volunteer and current deckhand on the new Rainbow Warrior. She boarded when the ship began its trans-Atlantic journey to begin its maiden US voyage. Shea originally posted this on her blog.

    Unaware of the time change th... Read more >

  • RWIII: The First Day

    Blogpost by Shea Mke - January 26, 2012 at 22:46

    Shea Mke is a Greenpeace volunteer and current deckhand on the new Rainbow Warrior. She boarded when the ship began its trans-Atlantic journey to begin its maiden US voyage. Shea originally posted this on her blog.

    0:33 – I’ve arrived on the ship.... Read more >

  • At the World Economic Forum: Calling for a real transformation - now!

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - January 26, 2012 at 22:16

    Kumi Naidoo on the Rainbow Warrior

    If I bump into Professor Klaus Schwab, who started and still runs the World Economic Forum here in Davos, I will challenge him on the purpose of the event. Schwab has described the WEF as “a platform for collaborative thinking and searching f... Read more >

  • Big Win in Alaska: Courts Uphold Protections for Endangered Steller Sea Lions

    Blogpost by John Hocevar - January 25, 2012 at 15:57

    For decades, it has been clear that unsustainable levels of fishing has not only impacted fish populations, but also the species that eat fish. In Alaska, factory fishing has removed much of the fish available to Steller sea lions and fur seals,... Read more >

  • Coral Tears in Thailand are Shed for All the World’s Oceans

    Blogpost by Phil Kline - January 23, 2012 at 15:43 6 comments

    

    Coral bleaching means these two fish might have what's left of the reef all to themselves.

    CORAL BLEACHING MEANS THESE TWO FISH MIGHT HAVE WHAT’S LEFT OF THE REEF ALL TO THEMSELVES.

    Surin Island is your quintessential tropical paradise 60 km off the west coast of Thailand. It has the postcard-pretty be... Read more >

  • Happy Birthday Mr. SuperPAC - 2 Years of Citizen United

    Blogpost by Jesse Coleman - January 20, 2012 at 18:46 1 comment

    Two years ago the Supreme Court delivered a near-fatal blow to our already weakened campaign finance regulations by giving corporations the right to spend unlimited amounts of money on supporting or attacking political candidates.  The... Read more >

  • People power pushes back on Internet censorship

    Blogpost by Brian Fitzgerald - January 19, 2012 at 12:48 1 comment

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU everyone who took action yesterday, and took a historic stand against Internet censorship. We're proud to have stood shoulder to shoulder with some of the world's biggest websites, and all of you, in opposing SOPA ... Read more >

  • Obama stands up to Big Oil and polluter politicians

    Blogpost by Phil Radford, Daryl Hannah - January 19, 2012 at 10:17 7 comments

    President Obama stood up to Big Oil and its puppets in Congress and denied a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline yesterday. This is encouraging news for the communities whose air and water would have been directly threatened by this pip... Read more >

  • We're sorry, you're not allowed to read this.

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - January 17, 2012 at 14:40 2 comments

    Going Dark to Protest SOPA and PIPA

    In the history book of bad ideas, the concept of giving corporations the right to censor the Internet has to rank among the worst ever.

    But that's what the impact of two bills recently introduced in the US Congress would be if they, or anything l... Read more >

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