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VIDEO: Golden Rice & Why You Should Not Fund Greenpeace

A quickie (9 mins) video on the controversy surrounding Golden Rice and Greenpeace’s lasting legacy to the future…

Video by Myles Power. H/T to mem_somerville for this share.


Thousands march against deep sea drilling



Thousands of activists marched through downtown Auckland on March 29 to protest against deep sea oil drilling.

Protestors assembled at Victoria Park before starting their march to the SkyCity convention centre beating drums and chanting “frack off”. 275 more words

The worldwide crackdown on NGOs - Lawrence Solomon

“In the United States there is no talk of crackdowns, not because the U.S. is blasé about foreign-funded NGOs but because it has long had strict laws on the books. 719 more words


Tonnes for Tanna

Following a night’s battle into trade winds, Tanna island was sighted at sunrise. Lenakel Bay on the west coast of the island. A tiny indentation with a wreck, a rock and a rim of coral reefs. 347 more words

"Oil Spills Are Never Accidents: They are the direct result of substandard oversight of fossil fuel companies who put their profits above human and environmental impacts."

21,000 gallons of oil spill in Santa Barbara County

Greenpeace-Media release – May 20, 2015

In response to the onshore pipeline leak that has filled four miles of Santa Barbara coastline with crude oil, Greenpeace Executive Director Annie Leonard said: 155 more words

Arley Fosburgh

Europe's ban on seal products has been awful for Greenland's Inuits, and for seals

Strasbourg, France doesn’t seem like the type of place one might happen upon a group of Inuits. But that’s just what ministers of the European Parliament (MEPs) will find as they traverse the… 851 more words

City of Seattle Declares Shell and Foss Maritime lack a Proper Permit: You Shell Not Pass!

“There is a long list of reasons why drilling in the Arctic is a bad idea. The focus should be on renewable energy, in this time of climate change…” Annie Leonard, Executive director, Greenpeace… 691 more words

Arley Fosburgh