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Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Sperm whales - deep sea leviathans

Publication | April 26, 2006 at 0:00

Of all the creatures of the deep ocean,the sperm whale probably enjoys the most legendary status. Immortalised in Moby Dick, they are a far cry from the vengeful creature that tormented Captain Ahab and his crew. Quite the reverse. It was the...

Fossil fuels and climate change: The carbon logic

Publication | September 6, 2002 at 0:00

The Carbon Logic Report shows the implications for fossil fuel use in the form of a 'carbon budget' over the next century if the global commuity is to prevent dangerous climate change. It is demonstrated that it is only possible to burn a small...

The state of the cryosphere: What the ice is telling us

Publication | November 28, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. The book from Cambridge University Press, "Mass Balance of the Cryosphere", to be published in January 2004, focuses on two key components of this sensitive...

Dirty old coal has no place in a sustainable energy future

Publication | February 27, 2004 at 0:00

Despised and romanticised, inspirer of poetry and politics for generations men and women have eked out a hard living hauling coal from beneath the ground to be burned in the furnaces of industry and peoples homes.

The environmental impacts of coal

Publication | May 1, 2005 at 0:00

Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health.

Clean coal technology briefing paper

Publication | April 3, 2005 at 0:00

What is clean coal? Coal is a highly polluting energy source. From mine to sky, it contaminates every step of the way. From acid drainage from coal mines polluting rivers and streams, to the release of cancer-causing dioxins and other toxins when...

Greenpeace submission opposing Marsden B

Publication | February 28, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace NZ's submission opposing Might River Power's application to convert marsden B into a new coal fired power station.

Marsden B – A bad idea

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

Mighty River Power, a Government owned power company, has applied to build New Zealand’s first major coal fired power station in over 25 years. If built, it would be only the second station of its kind in the country (the first is Huntly, in the...

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

Publication | October 17, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

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