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The Week in Pictures: New Zealand Oil Spill, How Steve Jobs Changed the World, and More (Slideshow)

Since the Rena, a Liberian ship, ran aground on a reef off the coast of New Zealand 10 days ago, an environmental catastrophe has been brewing. Oil is spilling into the ocean, harming wildlife and reaching shore.

We also have Steve Jobs’ use of des…

Greenpeace Misses the Boat with Grotesque Anti-Tuna Fishing Video

Image via screengrab.

Greenpeace often plays the extremist of the environmental movement- the organization with goals that we green-minded folks appreciate, but with methods, often of dubious legality, that can make us cringe. Their latest stunt is n…

Following Arrest, Greenpeace Director Banned From Greenland

Image: Donostia Kultura via flickr

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, arrested last week after scaling a Cairn Energy platform off the coast of Greenland, is now banned for a year from the country entirely….Read the full story on TreeHugger…

Big Mistake: Hiring "Greenpeace Co-Founder" Patrick Moore To Peddle Vinyl Windows

Doors and Windows PVC (CNW Group/Canadian Plastics Industry Association)

They look so cute on their polyurethane sofa, in front of the wall of vinyl windows and doors, in the stock shot from the Canadian vinyl industry. The Vinyl salesmen are also pr…

Libya Opens Up Waters For Bluefin Tuna Fishing, Threatening Species Recovery Plans

photo: Stewart Butterfield/Creative Commons

Illegal fishing for bluefin tuna by exceeding quotas, under-reporting quotas, and outright pirate fishing mean Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin are highly endangered. Now, as NATO forces assist rebel forc…

Libya Opens Up Waters For Bluefin Tuna Fishing, Threatening Species Recovery Plans

photo: Stewart Butterfield/Creative Commons

Illegal fishing for bluefin tuna by exceeding quotas, under-reporting quotas, and outright pirate fishing mean Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin are highly endangered. Now, as NATO forces assist rebel forc…

30,000 Confidential Government Documents About The Gulf Oil Spill Made Available By Greenpeace

image: PolluterWatch Research

Here’s one for the more enterprising investigators in the TreeHugger audience: Under the Freedom of Information Act Greenpeace has collected some 30,000 confidential documents related to the Gulf oil spill and made them …

Facebook Installs Solar for Oregon Data Center (Well… Sort of)

Facebook is planning a solar array for its new Oregon data center. The problem, though, is that the array is teeeeeeensy, and certainly not enough to get Greenpeace off its back. Data Center Knowledge has details about the array and what (little) it …

If Facebook Unfriends Coal, Will Greenpeace Friend The Open Compute Project?

Image via Find Your Search via Flickr CC

Greenpeace wants Facebook to “unfriend coal” but Facebook has a request of its own. The social networking company is asking the environmental group to please friend its Open Compute Project that will help make…

Greenpeace Attempting Earns a World Record with Campaign to Get Facebook Off Coal

Greenpeace wants Facebook to have nothing to do with coal anymore. Photo by psd via Flickr CC

Greenpeace has been tenacious with trying to get Facebook to ditch coal as a power source for its data centers. Starting with their own Facebook page to sho…