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- Biggest protest march in living memory
published on Sat, 01 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT
We expected 20,000. We HOPED for 30,000. We got nearly double that. In the biggest protest march in living memory, 50,000 turned out on Queen Street today to march against the Government?s mining plans.
- Cool IT Leaderboard shows growing divide between talk and action on developing climate solutions
published on Thu, 29 Apr 2010 18:58:33 GMT
The newest version of our Information Technology (IT) industry climate ranking reveals how a few global tech companies are taking the lead. They're demonstrating the potential of IT solutions to help reduce energy wastage and greenhouse gas emissions, while others seem unable to decide if IT climate solutions are a significant business opportunity or a mere marketing strategy.
- Save whales, not whaling
published on Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT
A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.
- GE: a 'recipe' for disaster
published on Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT
A GE-free future is getting closer: half a million signatures have been collected asking the EU commission to stop GE crops from being grown in Europe. With 1 million signatures this petition will become an official request!
- Activists 'drop' in to Nestlé shareholder meeting
published on Thu, 15 Apr 2010 17:40:46 GMT
Thirty activist 'orang-utans' greeted shareholders as they arrived for Nestle's Annual General Meeting today asking them to give Indonesia's rainforests a break and stop profiting from destroying rainforest, threatening biodiversity and accelerating climate change.
- PROTECTED: Biggest chunk of ocean yet!
published on Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT
The UK has created the world?s largest marine reserve, covering some quarter of a million square miles of ocean around the Chagos Archipelago -- one of the most pristine and biologically diverse coral ecosystems on the planet. But as much as we'd like to break open the champagne and tell our oceans campaigners to go home - we're a long way of reaching our goal for defending our oceans.
- Greenpeace activists resist shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia
published on Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT
Greenpeace activists have been on the scene from railway to cargo ships this week attempting to stop the shipment of nuclear waste from France to Russia. Despite attempts from the nuclear industry to silence us, our activists continue to fight the transport of nuclear waste.