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Action Against Oil Exploration Expansion

Image | July 25, 2010 at 0:00

Action Against Oil Exploration Expansion in New Zealand Greenpeace volunteers covered in 'oil', at Muriwai beach' send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

The East Ambition heads into Port Tauranga

Image | September 22, 2009 at 2:08

The East Ambition heads into Port Tauranga with twelve Greenpeace activists aboard.

Greenpeace inflatables alongside the East

Image | September 22, 2009 at 1:57

Greenpeace inflatables alongside the East Ambition carrying palm kernel feed for Fonterra's NZ dairy herds.

Spencer Tunick and Greenpeace

Video | May 11, 2009 at 8:58

Hundreds strip naked on glacier in global warming protest. Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland — An emergency provokes extreme responses: human beings in danger will abandon social niceties, etiquette, and the norms of acceptable behaviour to raise an...

Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm in the Paparoa National Park

Video | April 28, 2010 at 9:37

Sign On ambassadors Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm make a visit to Paparoa National Park -- one of the conservation areas under threat by Gerry Brownlee's plans to mine Schedule 4 land.

Sign On 2009

Video | December 9, 2009 at 10:06

A montage from the Greenpeace NZ Sign On campaign in 2009

Fighting Fonterra Climate Crimes 2009

Video | December 1, 2009 at 10:23

In 2009 Greenpeace exposed Fonterra's impact on climate change through a series of high profile activities revealing the dairy giant's climate crimes in New Zealand and overseas.

Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions | July 12, 2012 at 2:55

Some questions that you and others might have and what we would to say in answer to them:

Fresh evidence of Sinar Mas destroying rainforest and peatlands

Image | August 13, 2010 at 10:33

New aerial photographs taken in the past few weeks show that, despite claims to the contrary, Sinar Mas is still engaged in extensive deforestation, such as in this area being cleared for a palm oil plantation in West Kalimantan, Borneo (PT...

Oily people at Muriwai

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:38

Greenpeace volunteers at Muriwai beach covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

Trevor Kaukau and the oily people at Muriwai beach

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:51

Trevor Kaukau, who along with 19 other Greenpeace supporters at Muriwai beach covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

Orangutan

Image | February 28, 2010 at 8:22

Orangutan

Greenpeace Nestle orangutan action UK

Video | May 11, 2010 at 10:52

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 once grew.

Ocean Acidification... in a nutshell

Video | August 11, 2010 at 10:54

Our emissions of carbon dioxide threaten to alter the very chemistry of sea water and change life in our oceans within the span of a single human lifetime. An animation by Leo Murray for Greenpeace.

Celebrating 10 Years in the Amazon

Video | May 11, 2009 at 11:01

Greenpeace is celebrating ten years of victories for the Amazon Rainforest.

Tell Nestlé to give the rainforest a break

Video | May 11, 2010 at 11:04

We all deserve to have a break - but having one shouldn't involve taking a bite out of Indonesia's precious rainforests. We're asking Nestlé to give rainforests and orang-utans a break and stop buying palm oil from destroyed forests.

Oily people at Muriwai

Image gallery | July 26, 2010

Saving Sumatra

Video | October 26, 2010 at 7:30

Bearing witness to rainforest destruction in Indonesia. Rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands in Indonesia are being destroyed at such a rate that Indonesia is now the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, after the US and China. The...

Behind the scenes on the Arctic Stena Don oil rig action

Video | September 9, 2010 at 7:51

Watch as Sim McKenna - climber and Greenpeace activist - prepares to occupy the Stena Don oil rig as it drills in the deep waters of the Arctic. Hear how his time in the Gulf of Mexico after BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster has helped drive him to...

REVEALED: True cost of coal in China

Video | September 16, 2010 at 7:25

China’s coal-fired power plants dump enough toxic coal ash to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool every two and a half minutes. Our latest report 'The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in China' reveals that coal ash has now...

Oily people at Muriwai

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:46

Harold Phillips, along with 19 other Greenpeace supporters at Muriwai beach who covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

The Age of Oil is Over

Video | May 19, 2010 at 11:08

The BP Deepwater Disaster, one month later: Greenpeace oil specialist and marine biologist Paul Horsman visits the Mississippi Delta to see first hand the oil which is beginning to wash onto the shores of delicate coastal ecosystem.

NZ’s link to the destruction of SE Asia rainforests

Video | September 21, 2010 at 20:00

Suzette Jackson describes the heartache of witnessing the expansion into South East Asia's rainforests by the palm products industry. The destruction is funded in part by Fonterra .

The milk ad they don't want you to see

Video | October 6, 2010 at 9:57

NZ dairy giant Fonterra's industrial dairying approach is driving production beyond the limits. NZ cows can no longer be fed on grass alone and Fonterra's dairy herds are fed palm kernel grown on land in South East Asia where rainforests once...

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.

Prime Minister Helen Clark speaks before the nuclear free Tasman flotilla heads out...

Image | August 9, 2004 at 1:00

Prime Minister Helen Clark speaks before the nuclear free Tasman flotilla heads out to sea where they will meet up with other Greenpeace boats to protest over Plutonium being shipped through the Pacific Ocean.

Henk Haazen leading the nuclear free Tasman flotilla out to sea

Image | August 9, 2004 at 1:00

Henk Haazen at the helm of Tiama, leading the nuclear free Tasman flotilla out to sea where they will meet up with other Greenpeace boats to protest over plutonium being shipped through the Pacific Ocean.

The orang

Image | May 17, 2010 at 22:14

The orang-utan finally gets to have a break - thanks to you.

Fonterra, industrial dairy and climate change

Video | July 9, 2009 at 10:33

A short video outlining the connection between Fonterra, industrial dairying and climate change.

Greenpeace carried out a "dairy conversion" on National Party leader John Key's...

Image | October 29, 2008 at 21:03

Greenpeace carried out a "dairy conversion" on National Party leader John Key's electorate office to highlight the issue of deforestation for intensive dairying. Intensive dairying is New Zealand's biggest contributor to climate change.

Conversion of forestry land to intensive dairy

Image | October 28, 2008 at 19:40

TOKOROA, NEW ZEALAND, 29 October 2008, 2 Greenpeace activists locked on to logging equipment in Kinleith Forest to highlight the conversion of forestry land to intensive dairy. Four activists locked on to equipment and another group rotary hoed...

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager Suzette Jackson stands on former rainforest land, recently cleared and burnt to prepare for the planting of palm.

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre

Image | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre. The roads are left in almost an unpassable state to stop logging trucks being able to navigate them safely.

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi, Sumatra. 72 % of Indonesia's ancient intact forests have been cleared. 15 % of the world's biodiversity resides in Indonesia.

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park. Orangutans are endangered with only 6000 remaining in the wilds of Sumatra. They could disappear in the next decade if the expansion of palm plantations continues unchecked.

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his former land

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his land once owned by three neighbouring villages. The land was taken from them by a palm company then cleared and burnt to plant palm.

Devastated rainforest and peatlands

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Devastated rainforest and peatlands. Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests.

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.

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests. The land is drained and remaining foliage and wood is burnt releasing huge amounts of greenhouse gases.

Trucks laden with fresh palm fruit

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

Trucks laden with fresh fruit bunches of palm on the way to palm factories where they will be processed into palm oils and palm based animal feed.

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.

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.

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