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  • Happy December 5: International Volunteers day!

    Blogpost by Anna K - December 5, 2011 at 13:29

    Hi everyone! I'm Anna K and I work at Greenpeace's international headquarters in Amsterdam.

    Happy International Volunteers Day!

    I want to take this opportunity to say a huge "THANK YOU!" to every single one of Greenpeace's 14,637 volunteers around t... Read more >

  • The Dirty Dozen

    Blogpost by Caroline Chisholm - December 5, 2011 at 12:26

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    After demanding that governments listen to the people and not the polluters at the entrance to Durban Protea Hotel, our Kumi and co-head of the Climate campaign, Tzeporah Berman entered the WBCSD conference to meet and greet with the barons of in... Read more >

  • Tell London Olympics Committee to Drop the Dow Chemical Company

    Blogpost by wvickery - December 2, 2011 at 16:11

    When the clock hits five past midnight on Saturday, December 3rd, it will mark the 27th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial accident at Bhopal, India . On this date in 1984, Union Carbide’s Bhopal pesticide production plant accidentally rele... Read more >

  • Stinking and dripping on the poop-deck!

    Blogpost by Nathaniel Pelle - Greenpeace Australia - December 2, 2011 at 10:05 1 comment

    I’ve just returned from a dive beneath a giant floating catastrophe, an ugly lump of death-dealing metal floating in the high seas. No, it wasn’t a warship. This particular lump of metal was a fish aggregating device, or FAD, tha... Read more >

  • Sweat, EU vs. US on Science, and a Movie - Durban

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - December 2, 2011 at 9:32

    Of the many things I'd forgotten about my home town of Durban, the one I'm reminded of most often is the humidity. When we were kids here we'd go to discos and be dripping with sweat after a few minutes of dancing. It's the same thirty yea... Read more >

  • Telling the oil companies the truth

    Blogpost by Jon Burgwald - December 1, 2011 at 10:14

    Protest against Arctic oil drilling, Copenhagen

    Today, the Greenland Bureau of Mineral and Petroleum invited the world’s biggest oil companies to a meeting that can have extreme importance for the future of the Arctic. Greenland wants to open up an untouched area of the North-East Greenland wa... Read more >

  • Weak Carbon Target Jives with Science, Says Obama Team

    Blogpost by Kyle Ash - November 30, 2011 at 16:45

    Many people have given up hope that President Obama will take the lead on climate. This is a massive disappointment, given the hope we all had after the departure of Bush and his denial of climate change, and Obama's 2008 campaign promise to take acti... Read more >

  • New Videos: Stories from the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Matthew K - November 30, 2011 at 13:34

    Take a step inside the kitchen with Walter Rodrigues, the Rainbow Warrior's very own cook. He explains how he provides food for everyone's palate, and why he greatly enjoys working aboard the Greenpeace flagship.

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  • Coal: The Dirty Truth, a view from COP17

    Blogpost by Caroline Chisholm - November 30, 2011 at 11:09

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    Burning coal is driving climate change – and Africa’s people are on the frontline. So, as the continent’s largest CO2 emitter, and the 12th largest in the world, South Africa is a major player on the global polluter’s stage. More than 90 perce... Read more >

  • Can we have the old Canada back?

    Blogpost by Tzeporah Berman - November 30, 2011 at 10:58

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    Oh Canada, do you remember when scientists identified a grave environmental threat caused by the release of gases from everyday objects used by billions of people around the world? And do you remember how we were forced to come together to... Read more >

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