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    TAG : Greenpeace

    The Building Blocks of Society

    LEGO makes strides and faces scrutiny over its toys.Children’s toys are an arena for play and learning – and they have also become a reflection of society. That’s both good and bad news for LEGO. On a positive note, the company is becoming more gender aware. While a past attempt at ...

    Travel With Greenpeace: Oil Rig Climbing in Greenland

    Greenpeace is at it again, getting in the way of what some would call progress: Yesterday, four daring and well-trained Greenpeace activists climbed and occupied an oil rig in Greenland’s Baffin Bay to halt exploratory drilling by Cairn Energy, Environment News Service reports. If they hold ...

    The Hip New Logo for Environmental Catastrophe

    Greenpeace wants you to re-design BP’s logo, the better to represent the global energy giant’s ever-increasing control of the environmental-disaster market. Catastrophe is the new hedge fund.(Thanks, Eyeteeth.)Source: GreenpeaceImage by Greenpeace.

    Greenpeace: Getting in People’s Faces and Getting Results

    Greenpeace gets in people’s faces—especially the faces of polluters, politicians, illegal whalers, and others whose actions damage the environment. The environmental group is well known for such stunts as intercepting whaling vessels and scaling high-profile targets such as smokestacks and ...

    Climate Change a Viable Defense in British Court

    A group of Greenpeace activists dubbed the “Kingsnorth Six” were found not guilty of criminal damage by a British jury earlier this month, despite fessing up to defacing a coal-fired power plant in an attempt to shut it down. Their creative legal team argued that the damage was justified ...

    How Do You Like Them Apples?

    The iPhone was universally greeted with ticker-tape parades, satisfied high fives, and people dancing in the streets. Well, almost. Since it was unveiled, the feather rufflers at Greenpeace have been skeptical of the revolutionary phone for environmental reasons. Back in May 2007, a month ...

    Art in Advertisements

    Are the British actually more funny than Americans, or do they just spend more time on their advertisements? I asked myself this question while watching the British Advertising Awards this week at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Some of the ads were emotionally manipulative (as Brendan ...

    Kangaroos Are Cute, Ecofriendly, and Delicious

    A new tool in the fight against global warming might be hopping around the Australian outback. A recent report (PDF) by Greenpeace suggests that using kangaroos, instead of cows, as a source of meat could make a substantial impact on Australia’s carbon footprint. Eating cuddly marsupial for ...

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