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100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature story | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

Rainbow Warrior Open Day Schedule 2008

Publication | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

New Zealanders well remember the tragic bombing in Auckland harbour of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service on 10 July 1985. The new Rainbow Warrior set sail four years after the bombing and since then has sailed the world working...

Farming and climate change

Blog entry by geoff | February 15, 2008

New Zealand's farmers are currently experiencing a severe drought that dairy farmer cooperative Fonterra warns may cost farmers $500M. The Government has been meeting with farmers this week to arrange a support package. The effects...

Shipping emissions twice that of aviation

Blog entry by Nick | February 14, 2008

I haven't managed to find a copy yet but report leaked from the IPCC sounds like it may well put the heat on NZ exporters. According to the Guardian , the report says that scale of climate change emissions from shipping is almost...

World's first whale song translator

Blog entry by Nick | February 13, 2008

In a non-lethal research breakthrough Greenpeace scientists have finally discovered what whales are actually singing about. We have harnessed that new knowledge in what could be the world's first online whale song translator and so -...

We all need to spend some time at EfficienCity

Blog entry by Nick | February 11, 2008

If a picture speaks a thousand words, a multimedia-packed, animation-filled interactive town must speak a million. Which is why Greenpeace UK has launched EfficienCity (like Sim City, but greener) to explain exactly what decentralised...

PR smokescreen lifts on coal industry's false solution

Blog entry by Nick | February 8, 2008

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), the technological poster child for the future of the global coal industry has just had its biggest supporter pull the rug out from underneath its feet. With the Bush administration withdrawing...

Australia releases shocking whaling footage

Blog entry by Nick | February 7, 2008

The Greenpeace ship was forced to leave the Southern Ocean but an Australian Government ship - the 'Oceanic Viking' arrived on the scene just before they left. It was our hope that under the eye of the Australians the whaling would...

Is your outdoor furniture forest friendly?

Blog entry by Nick | February 7, 2008

Ever wonder where your beautiful BBQ table came from? Today Greenpeace NZ along with the Indonesia Human Rights Committee released a new ' Guide to Forest Friendly Outdoor Furniture Retailers '. It shows that the majority of outdoor...

Canon can save whales

Blog entry by Nick | February 7, 2008

Can you create a picture that's worth a thousand whales? Would you like the chance to win some cool Greenpeace stuff? We're inviting Canon users to enter a new competition. We're looking for images that will encourage the CEO of Canon...

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