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Marine Reserves Now!

Image | 19 October, 2010 at 16:52

19 October 2010 - Japan. Greenpeace projects a message reading "Marine Reserves Now!", urging conservation and the creation of marine reserves, onto an artificial cloud outside of Nagoya Castle. Nagoya is the host city for the Convention on...

Defending Our Pacific at the UN Biodiversity Summit

Blog entry by Seni Nabou | 19 October, 2010 2 comments

As a Pacific Islander, attending large political conferences like the CBD can be overwhelming. Back home in Fiji, I wear sandals every day, so running around in heels while carrying bags filled with documents and computers is hard...

Projecting Change at Biodiversity Meeting in Japan

Blog entry by Kaoru Narisawa | 20 October, 2010 2 comments

In the opening ceremony of the CBD here in Nagoya, Japan, Japanese Environment Minister Matsumoto (also chair of the conference) reminded delegates that biodiversity is the legacy we will leave our children. Greenpeace is here at CBD...

Japanese Officials and Media Urged to Save our Oceans by Vulnerable Dugong and Fish...

Blog entry by Daisuke Miyachi | 21 October, 2010 1 comment

A fish and dugong greet Japanese delegates as they cross a bridge on the route to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan. The summit venue is in the background. Hello! I am Daisuke from Greenpeace Japan. In this...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: I've Got Criteria and I'm Not Afraid to Use Them!

Blog entry by Richard Page | 22 October, 2010 2 comments

Richard Page (left) discusses Greenpeace's Emergency Oceans Rescue Plan with a delegate at the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan So today is my last day in Nagoya doing my bit to try and make sure that the ...

Week 2 at UN Biodiversity Summit: Hope for the World's Oceans

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | 24 October, 2010 2 comments

Sofia Tsenikli In Nagoya, Japan for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting. I am just back to my room after our Greenpeace coordination meeting where we regrouped and set our plans for the week to come- the final week...

Japanese Government Lagging at UN Biodiversity Summit

Blog entry by Wakao Hanaoka | 26 October, 2010 3 comments

Wakao Hanaoka (left) briefs journalists at the Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan Today, the Greenpeace delegation at the CBD summarized what has been happening here in Nagoya and reiterated our demands...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: The Nail That Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down

Blog entry by Frode Pleym | 27 October, 2010 3 comments

Frode Pleym (right) is part of the Greenpeace delegation at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan. I will be the first one to admit that my home country Norway is not perfect. Still, it is a relatively...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: Latin American Nations Focus on Oceans

Blog entry by Samuel Leiva | 28 October, 2010 2 comments

For the past 2 weeks here in Nagoya at the CBD, I've been participating in the negotiations about the future health of our oceans, officially called Marine and Coastal Biodiversity. The politicians here have been focusing on...

UN Biodiversity Summit Closes: Sayonara, Nagoya

Blog entry by Nathalie Rey | 29 October, 2010

Nathalie Rey (left) briefs reporters before the close of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan After two weeks of negotiations, this CBD COP has concluded and not without some last-minute drama. Unsurprisingly, a...

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