Words are not enough. I know that. But I want to start by saying how deeply disappointed and sorry I am for the activity undertaken in the name of Greenpeace at the Nazca lines in Peru last week during the climate talks.
Posted by John Sauven - 16 December, 2014 - 13:33 - Comments
Sunday is Monkey Day! To celebrate our amazing simian relatives, here are a few of our favourite primate snaps (sorry, we couldn't resist including some apes too) from the Greenpeace photo archive.
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 11 December, 2014 - 16:48 - Comments
Lima, Peru, - Greenpeace releases the following apology about the Nazca Lines protest on 8 December:Without reservation Greenpeace apologises to the people of Peru for the offence caused by our recent activity laying a message of hope at the site of the historic Nazca Lines. We are deeply sorry for this.We fully understand that this looks bad. Rather than...
Posted by Ellen Booth - 11 December, 2014 - 11:00 - Comments
Shell and its allies cannot be trusted to drill in the Arctic. Their reputation took another hammering last night when Noble Drilling, Shell’s sub-contractor, plead guilty to a staggering eight felony charges relating to environmental and safety violations on board the vessels Noble Discoverer and Kulluk (which it operated on behalf of Shell) in the Alaskan Arctic in 2012. Noble will pay a $12.2m fine, has been placed on probation for four years and must upgrade all of its plans to meet safety and environmental protection requirements.
Posted by ben - 9 December, 2014 - 11:17 - Comments
This is a guest blog by Jamie Andrews of loco2.com. This Thursday I will board what may be the last ever night train from Berlin to Paris. After a long history of direct trains between these two iconic capitals stretching back to 1896, the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has announced the end of the service. Citing high running costs and increased...
Posted by Jamie Andrews - 5 December, 2014 - 18:22 - Comments