2010

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Knowing where we stand

Blog entry by Steve Abel | December 10, 2013

Tributes to Nelson Mandela mingled with recollections of Eva Ricard (mother of our host Angeline Greensill) - the late great matriarch of Whaingaroa - and her succesful struggle to have land returned to the iwi, mingled with the latest...

Russian embassy replies to your emails demanding freedom for the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Graham Thompson | December 9, 2013

We've received a reply from the Russian embassy in London in response to the thousands of emails sent in support of the Arctic 30. It's a shame they didn't respond to everyone personally, but any response is always welcome. It's a...

Hamba Kahle Nelson Mandela: with our deepest gratitude

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 6, 2013

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."   – Nelson Mandela speaking at the 90th birthday...

Life as an oceans campaigner in Wellington

Blog entry by Sarah Yates | December 6, 2013

Hi guys, Sarah here – this is an update of our trip to Wellington so far. I spent most of yesterday talking to local businesses about our ‘shark art’ event, getting really positive responses from them. I also had time to meet some...

Tide turns on Key’s oil drilling plans

Blog entry by Steve Abel | December 5, 2013

As John Key scowled his faux-indifferent disdain at the nation wide banners on the beach protest against oil drilling a couple of Saturdays ago, a few things were betrayed. In the battle of public opinion, deep sea oil drilling is...

Enough is enough; we need to reclaim our seas and fisheries now

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | December 4, 2013

Greenpeace activists unfold a banner next to a cluster of foreign longline fishing vessels at a harbour in the Pacific reading “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...

Getting the Arctic 30 home

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 3, 2013

Australian activist Colin Russell has finally been released from a St. Petersburg detention center, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be freed on bail after the seizure of the Greenpeace International ship  Arctic Sunrise  more...

Forbidden Pictures: Dima's Story

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | December 1, 2013

It's dark in Murmansk. A railway security guard yawns, his breath visible in the frigid air, and waves through one of the workers arriving for the early morning shift. He barely glances at him. Had the guard looked closer, he...

Maui's dolphin announcement is an extinction plan, not a recovery plan

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | November 27, 2013

On Monday – one year, eight months and 12 days after the government released the alarming news that there were only 55 Maui's dolphins over the age of one left on the planet – the Minister of Conservation finally announced what he...

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