2010

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The island nation rising up to be a hero for climate action

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 13, 2015

Out in the central Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator and the International Date Line, lies an island group in Micronesia called Kiribati (pronounced 'Kiri-bas'). It’s not “famous” like Hawaii, Bali or Tahiti but its scenery is just...

As Key drops the ball, communities fall

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | August 12, 2015

UPDATE : Coal mining company Solid Energy  has been put into 'voluntary administration '  as the global coal industry collapses under the demand to reduce pollution. The Government's failure to plan for a fossil fuel free future will...

Chuggers or Everyday Heroes?

Blog entry by Laura Hazle | August 10, 2015

‘Hello, I’m with Greenpeace, how are you today?’ You've probably all heard those words, or something similar, said to you on the streets or over the phone, by one of our guys asking for your support. Some call them chuggers, rather...

Desperately Seeking: South Pacific Albacore tuna

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | August 7, 2015

There's a tendency, outside my science world at least, to talk about 'tuna' as if it was one species of fish. In fact tuna is a generic name for a whole bunch of tuna and mackerel species. As well as the main commercial species of...

Japan's nuclear history and the power of peace

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | August 7, 2015

The fight against nuclear is steeped in Greenpeace history. On the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombings we're reminded of the consequences of nuclear energy and the people's movement to campaign for nuclear disarmament to create...

Huntly switch to clean energy leaves soot on Key’s face

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | August 6, 2015

Good news. Huntly power station, the remnant of a polluting, coal based power system in New Zealand will be shutting down its choking smoke stacks in favour of clean energy sources like solar and wind. Genesis, the company that runs...

Solarizing Greece with #PeoplePower is a way out of the crisis

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 1, 2015

Greece is facing a depression on a scale arguably  comparable  to the US Great Depression of the late 1920s. Huge unemployment rates and a dramatic drop in family incomes of over 40 percent have Greek citizens pondering what the...

BREAKING: Activists Stop Shell Vessel as It Attempts to Leave Portland Harbor

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 29, 2015

UPDATE 8:01am PDT: The Fennica attempted to leave for the Arctic but the activists stood firm and it has turned around and headed back to port. They remain after 30 hours. What's happening? Greenpeace activists have suspended...

These Are the Videos the Tuna Industry Doesn’t Want You to See

Blog entry by John Hocevar | July 29, 2015

Today, we're releasing five new video testimonials from Pacific tuna fishermen detailing the horrible conditions they've worked under. The interviews—conducted in a South Pacific port earlier this year—reveal incidents of abuse,...

Why International Tiger Day is about more than just saving tigers

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | July 29, 2015

International Tiger Day is a day to celebrate, raise awareness and protect the animals, and their natural habitat. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Here are ways you can help. The lion may be the king of the jungle, but it’s the...

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