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Why I chained myself to a Government oil exploration boat

Blog entry by Siana Fitzjohn | November 24, 2015

This morning along with four others I boarded a Government oil exploration ship in Wellington, climbed a mast and locked myself on.  I've never done anything like this before and to be honest, I was terrified. But as our...

Greenpeace activists occupy Government climate ship caught searching for oil

Press release | November 24, 2015 at 9:27

Five Greenpeace activists stormed on-board a New Zealand Government ship in Wellington this morning and are now locked to it, after discovering it has been searching for oil.

Another Historic Day in the Battle To Stop the Tarsands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 23, 2015

Today people slowed the beast again but this time we did it at the source. After a string of pipeline victories and over a decade of campaigning on at least three different continents, the Alberta government has finally put a limit...

Sad, scared, alone. The baby orangutan orphaned by the plantation industry

Blog entry by Zamzami | November 21, 2015

For half an hour Otan wouldn't let go. Only eight months old, he already had a vice-like grip, his nails digging so deep they left half-moon imprints in the skin of his carer. If there were trees, Otan would be swinging freely from...

10 shocking facts showing how companies are still trashing Indonesia’s rainforests

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 21, 2015

For months, forest fires raged across Indonesia bringing the world's attention to the country's devastating forest destruction. Both people and orang-utans were endangered as the fires raged and a thick, choking haze swept across...

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