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Kit Kat Easter Egg E-card

E-card | April 22, 2010 at 22:07

Belo Monte: a big pile of… problems!

Feature story | April 20, 2010 at 0:00

A big pile of manure, specially ordered by Greenpeace to the Brazilian Government, is the best representation of what this infrastructure project means to Brazil


Multimedia hub | April 17, 2010 at 0:58



Multimedia hub | April 17, 2010 at 0:37


Is mining the best they've got?

Blog entry by Robyn Malcolm | April 16, 2010

I’ve spent a large part of the last few weeks in Australia for work. And I wish I could say that as a result I haven’t kept up with news on the Government’s mining plans. But it’s a funny thing, this threat to New Zealand’s most...

Activists 'drop' in to Nestlé shareholder meeting

Feature story | April 16, 2010 at 0:00

Thirty activist 'orang-utans' greeted shareholders as they arrived for Nestle's Annual General Meeting today asking them to give Indonesia's rainforests a break and stop profiting from destroying rainforest, threatening biodiversity and...

THEY SAY MINE, WE SAY OURS – Auckland march

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | April 14, 2010

Greenpeace, along with a bunch of other organisations, has announced an anti-mining march for May 1st in Auckland. See www.dontunderminenz.org for more information. When the Government announced its intention to mine New...

Mining march announced for 1st May in Auckland

Press release | April 14, 2010 at 0:00

A coalition of environment groups including Greenpeace, has announced a public march against the Government’s mining plans on May 1 in Auckland.

Brazilian slaughterhouses fail to fully meet first deadline for stopping Amazon...

Feature story | April 7, 2010 at 0:00

In a meeting on April 5th with Greenpeace, the major slaughterhouses of Brazil — including JBS/Bertin, Marfrig and Minerva — showed insufficient progress to comply with the first step in the Zero Deforestation Agreement they signed six months ago...

Calling Nestle

Blog entry by nick | April 1, 2010

In Amsterdam there was an orang-utan flashmob ... things are getting interesting!

International Nestle Kit Kat campaign update

Blog entry by nick | March 26, 2010

Despite (and thanks to) Nestle's attempt to supress our Kit Kat video it has now been viewed around  750,000 and over 100,000 e-mails have been sent to Nestlé. Yet Mr. Bulcke is failing to address the concerns that people...

International backlash gathers speed

Press release | March 24, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace says the kind of international backlash seen today in the Economist magazine (1) demonstrates that John Key’s Government is putting the New Zealand economy at risk with its 19th century economic thinking.

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  • Mining decision attacks NZ..
  • Mining decision attacks NZ values, brand and identity

    Press release | March 21, 2010 at 0:00

    The Government is dragging New Zealand back to the 19th century with its mining plans, says Greenpeace.

    The Kit Kat campaign goes viral

    Blog entry by nick | March 19, 2010

    Well, great work everyone! You've taken our Kit Kat campaign and made it your own and we have stood back in awe of it all. In only 20 hours 13 or more versions of the video uploaded by you have had 40,000 views on Youtube.com...

    Nestlé Pull Greenpeace Ad From YouTube

    Blog entry by nick | March 18, 2010

    Today, the world’s leading food and drinks company, Nestlé, had Greenpeace’s new video removed from YouTube . This is an apparent attempt to silence the truth that some of its most popular brands use palm oil from destroyed...

    Kit kat update: Quick response from Nestle but not much to report

    Blog entry by nick | March 18, 2010

    You have to hand it to Nestle - they're quick off the mark when it comes to launching a PR offensive, and with orang-utans hanging around (and sometimes off) their premises around the UK and Europe, they've released a statement ...

    Kit kat give the orang-utan a break

    Blog entry by nick | March 18, 2010

    We all like a break, but the orang-utans of Indonesia don't seem to be able to get one. We have new evidence which shows that Nestlé - the makers of Kit Kat - are using palm oil produced in areas where the orang-utans' rainforests...

    Nestle concedes its products play part in rainforest destruction

    Press release | March 18, 2010 at 0:00

    Food and beverage company Nestle has overnight suspended direct contracts with its main supplier of palm oil, after a Greenpeace report was released implicating the company in the destruction of rainforest, which is pushing orangutans to the...

    Nestlé give rainforests 'a break'

    Feature story | March 17, 2010 at 11:16

    Protests are taking place across Europe today beginning with around 100 Greenpeace activists, some dressed as orang-utans, heading to Nestlé’s headquarters and factories in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. They called on Nestlé staff to urge...

    Caught Red-Handed: How Nestlé's Use of Palm Oil is Having a Devastating Impact on...

    Publication | March 17, 2010 at 9:14

    Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands, in products like Kit Kat, pushing already endangered orang-utans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change. This report exposes how Nestlé is sourcing...

    Govt reneges on mining promises

    Press release | March 14, 2010 at 0:00

    The Government’s assurances of "boutique", "surgical" mining in areas with low conservation value seem to have disappeared down a mine shaft, says Greenpeace.


    Image | February 28, 2010 at 8:22


    Tokyo Two trial remixed by right-wing manga spin

    Blog entry by nick | February 22, 2010

    A right-wing publication in Japan has made a manga cartoon of the Tokyo Two trial with their own twist on the proceedings - clearly taking the side of the whaling industry. This defensive spin is something we always take as a...

    Greenpeace warns of international backlash over mining plans

    Press release | February 9, 2010 at 0:00

    Greenpeace is warning the Government it could face civil disobedience and an international backlash if it proceeds with mining on conservation land.

    Win for the climate as Spicers stops imports of destructive paper imports

    Press release | December 16, 2009 at 0:00

    Greenpeace has welcomed the announcement by Spicers Papers New Zealand that it is phasing out paper products from Indonesia due to public concerns about environmental and sustainability issues.

    Climate Defenders

    Page | December 5, 2009 at 5:47

    The Climate Defenders Camp was the base for our actions in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest during October and November 2009. Our aim was to focus international attention on the critical role that protecting tropical forests has in averting...

    Climate destroyer shut down by activists in Indonesian rainforest ahead of Copenhagen...

    Feature story | November 25, 2009 at 0:00

    With just 12 days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, we are taking direct action again today - blocking one of the world's largest pulp mills, in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. The export facilities have been shutdown by our...

    A human chain of protesters outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters

    Image | November 24, 2009 at 1:01

    A human chain of protesters piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters today in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant’s intensive farming practices.

    Fonterra's Climate Crimes: A call to action

    Feature story | November 17, 2009 at 0:00

    Just before dawn this morning Greenpeace activists shut down a mine pit at the Southland ‘New Vale’ lignite coalmine. This was the third of a series of actions targeting Fonterra’s climate crimes. Support is now building for a public protest at...

    SHUTDOWN! Forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace to save the climate

    Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 19:27

    While politicians continue to talk, we're taking action at the frontline of forest and climate destruction in Indonesia. Barack Obama is about to arrive in Asia for his first official visit while the US continues to block progress ahead of the...

    More: Climate Defenders Camp

    Page | November 14, 2009 at 3:53

    The Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp is in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.

    Inglourious treehuggers dam climate change!

    Feature story | November 3, 2009 at 18:56

    If we told you that there was one single way to cut a fifth of global greenhouse emissions - that simply involved hugging trees - would you believe us? Probably not - but that's exactly what's required. And we've got 50 activists in the...

    Welcome to Kampar – Greenpeace intervenes to stop forest destruction as Copenhagen...

    Blog entry by Nick Young | October 30, 2009

    View Map The peninsula is bounded by the sea to the North and East, the Kampar river to the south, and has smaller rivers and canals crisscrossing it. The landscape is surrounded by water – and beneath the forest is one of the...

    SEMINAR: New Zealand, the palm industry and rainforest destruction

    Blog entry by nick | October 19, 2009

    Come and learn more about the campaign to stop imports from palm industry and protect the old growth forests and people of Indonesia and West Papua. Speakers Simon Boxer: Greenpeace senior climate campaigner Max Purnell: Independent...

    Inside a Forest Carbon Scam

    Blog entry by nick | October 16, 2009

    Coal and oil companies are using forest offset projects to try and cheat the climate. Our new report Carbon Scam investigates how American Electric Power, BP and Pacificorp - all investors in the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project in...

    Greenpeace staff member wins alternative Nobel Prize

    Feature story | October 13, 2009 at 21:01

    We are thrilled to announce that one of our staff members, René Ngongo, has today been named a recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood award.

    Fighting Fonterra's Climate Crimes - again

    Feature story | October 11, 2009 at 22:33

    Over the weekend we renewed our call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact. Greenpeace activists painted a large "Fonterra Climate Crime" on a shipment from...

    Greenpeace takes further action on Fonterra climate crime

    Press release | October 10, 2009 at 0:00

    Greenpeace has renewed its call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact, by painting a large slogan reading “Fonterra climate crime” on a shipment in the Port of...

    New: Google Earth tour of rainforest victory for climate

    Blog entry by Nick Young | October 5, 2009

    In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions. Last week a...

    Twelve Greenpeace activists on the cranes

    Image | September 22, 2009 at 2:07

    Twelve Greenpeace activists on the cranes aboard the East Ambition.

    Fonterra and Palm Kernel (PKE) imports

    Page | September 9, 2009 at 22:39

    A 2009 Greenpeace investigation revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

    Fonterra’s role in rainforest destruction exposed

    Press release | August 22, 2009 at 23:45

    Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, must take responsibility for the part it plays in rainforest destruction and the massive greenhouse gas emissions that result from this destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia, to feed NZ dairy cows,...

    New Zealand farmer Max Purnell on destructed rainforest

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:27

    Max Purnell, a New Zealand farmer, stands on land cleared of rainforests for palm plantations in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

    Forest fire to clear land for palm plantation

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:27

    Forest fire to clear land for palm plantation in Riau Sumatra. 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

    Palm factory

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:26

    Palm factory. Factories produce the commonly known palm oil as well as palm kernel expeller (PKE) used for animal feed and palm kernel oil used for high end products.

    School students wear facemasks as a protection from forest fires

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

    School students wear facemasks to protect their health against the smoke from forest fires that blankets their city.

    Rainforest fire haze covers city of Pekanbaru

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

    An early morning haze from fires to clear rainforest covers the city of Pekanbaru. Some 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

    Draining peatland in Indonesia releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

    Draining peatland releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the world's atmosphere and is the main reason Indonesia is the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the US.

    Palm factory in Indonesia

    Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

    Palm factory. Factories produce the commonly known palm oil as well as palm kernel expeller (PKE) used for animal feed and palm kernel oil used for high end products. Sumatra, Indonesia.

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