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Are noisy oceans to blame for beached whales?

Blog entry by Fiona Nicholls | May 25, 2016

Noise is the most invisible of all the man-made threats to the ocean, but to whales who ‘see’ by hearing, they simply cannot escape it. Water is an excellent medium for relaying sound, enabling some species of whale to communicate...

Breaking free from fossil fuels – the risk we take is not taking action

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan | May 24, 2016

Last week,  #BreakFree2016  wrapped up across the globe. Greenpeace joined with many inspiring organisations in a global wave of peaceful actions that lasted for 12 days and took place across six continents to target the world’s most...

Government must end industrial dairying subsidies in light of damning greenhouse gas...

Press release | May 21, 2016 at 10:27

Auckland, 21 May 2016: The latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows New Zealand's emissions are at their highest level since 1990 and have increased 23% in 24 years.

Greenpeace blockade ends as Mars heads into industry round table

Press release | May 19, 2016 at 19:00

Greenpeace New Zealand Whiskas action ends as Mars heads into an industry round table in the UK on Thai Union’s troubled tuna supply.

Greenpeace shuts down Whiskas’ factory, after slavery connection confirmed

Press release | May 19, 2016 at 9:07

Whanganui, 16 May 2016 – Greenpeace New Zealand activists have shut down the the heart of cat food giant Whiskas’ Australasian operations, after Mars confirmed to the organisation that it sources tuna from Thai Union, a seafood company that has...

Greenpeace Response to MPI’s Multi-Million Dollar Hand-Out for Irrigation Scheme

Press release | May 18, 2016 at 14:31

Responding to news today that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will hand over millions of dollars to a controversial Canterbury industrial irrigation scheme, Genevieve Toop, Greenpeace’s agriculture campaigner, said:

Cats love tuna, just a little too much

Blog entry by Kate Simcock | May 18, 2016

Every day, all around the world, people and their pets eat tuna sourced from a Thai seafood conglomerate that has been condemned for destructive fishing methods and a connection to slave labour, including the locking of indentured...

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