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Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | 17 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the body of their...

Esperanza still on watch over disabled whaling ship

Feature story | 22 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza maintains its watch over the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire.

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | 24 July, 2007 at 2:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | 18 July, 2007 at 2:00

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Welcome to a warmer world

Feature story | 6 August, 2003 at 2:00

Last year parts of Europe were experiencing the worst flooding for hundreds of years. Now Europe is sweltering in a continent-wide heat wave and fatal forest fires. This extreme weather is set to become more common as climate change gathers pace.

Fire Then and Now

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 July, 2016

Fire is the fundamental human technology, the foundation of everything that came after in human societies. Controlled fire transformed our diet, physiology, psychology, language, social structure, technologies, and our relationship to...

Greenpeace ready to tow stricken whaling ship

Feature story | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is ready to tow the stricken Japanese whaling vessel the Nisshin Maru out of danger and prevent potential Antarctic environmental disaster.

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | 12 September, 2006 at 2:00

In what is becoming an annual event, increasingly frequent and more intense fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by...

5 alarming facts about Amazon forest fires

Blog entry by Cristiane Mazzetti | 2 September, 2016

The Amazon is being burned. Here’s what you need to know. From July to November, it is fire season in the Amazon rainforest. But while fires can be a normal part of the life cycle in forests, most of the flames in the...

Fire at our Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia

Blog entry by Ruben | 29 April, 2010

Originally posted by Laura on April 12, 2010 12:53 PM Early on Sunday a fire destroyed part of the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia on Riau’s Kampar Peninsula. The flames were spotted by villagers across the Kampar river in...

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