The bombing of the rainbow warrior

The sinking of the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior was a major event that occurred on July 10, 1985, in Auckland, New Zealand. The Rainbow Warrior was a ship owned by the environmental organization Greenpeace, and it had been docked in Auckland as part of a campaign against French nuclear testing in the South Pacific. On the night of July 10th, two agents from the French intelligence agency, the Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE), placed two limpet mines on the hull of the Rainbow Warrior. The explosions sank the ship, killing one crew member, Portuguese photographer Fernando Pereira. The crime was apparent … Continue reading The bombing of the rainbow warrior

Indonesia Greenpeace and KFC & Facebook and Greenpeace Victory

On the 15th December 2011 last year and following a two-year campaign of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the internet giant announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this possible! Facebook’s message to energy producers is clear: invest now in renewable energy, and move away from coal power. In addition, Greenpeace and Facebook will collaborate in the promotion renewable energy and encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy sources (pdf). The following Greenpeace campaign video from Youtube was part of the campaign that saw … Continue reading Indonesia Greenpeace and KFC & Facebook and Greenpeace Victory