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Activists say ShellNo! as oil rig departs for Arctic

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | June 16, 2015

Today, Shell Oil’s drilling rig — the Polar Pioneer — left port to drill in the Arctic. Shell received government permission to drill in the Arctic this summer despite its  history of failures and safety violations , the Obama...

"An important letter I wanted to share" - Bunny McDiarmid announces resignation

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | June 13, 2015

Today all of our supporters will get a letter from me that you can read below. After a decade doing probably the best job in New Zealand, I've decided to resign as executive director. I have loved being part of Greenpeace New...

Securing a better future for the oceans and for people

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 9, 2015

Mamadou Sarr is a 54-year old Senegalese artisanal fisherman who has been working at sea for over 36 years. He entered the profession out of his love for fishing and the ocean, and has been supporting a family of eight with his daily...

This is the impact of our daily life on the planet

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | June 7, 2015

Every day, we all make choices that impact our local area, country, and the world at large. It can be hard to make the link between your favourite chocolate treat and deforestation in Indonesia – but when you zoom out a little, the...

The Rainbow Warrior visits Vanuatu

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 4, 2015

It’s been a big few weeks for the Rainbow Warrior in Vanuatu. Below are some beautiful images from where she is delivering supplies to the outer Islands effected by Cyclone Pam in March. A mixture of repairs, supply deliveries and...

3 Types of Eco-Friendly Graffiti Art That Will Blow Your Mind

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | June 4, 2015

Graffiti art can be one of the most powerful ways to spread the message about important causes. Whether it’s used to  promote a political cause and speak out against oppressive governments , or  speak up about climate change and the...

Seven expeditions across the globe to detox the great outdoors

Blog entry by Gabriele Salari | June 4, 2015

Four years ago, when we started challenging the fashion industry to commit to eliminating toxic chemicals,  we didn't know how far we could get.  Today, Detox is becoming a standard for textiles; something that brands are proud to be a...

APRIL, pulp and paper giant ends its deforestation

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | June 4, 2015

Indonesian paper giant APRIL just agreed to stop pulping the rainforest. With so many companies trying to put deforestation behind them, will Indonesia's President Jokowi follow their lead? We've achieved so much together. ...

Sharks butchered for questionable cure-all

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | June 2, 2015

It’s a macabre case spanning continents. A European vessel crewed by under paid and ill-treated Indonesian fishermen turned up in the port of Suva this week. Meanwhile, an illegal shipment of sharks, shark fins and other fish from...

Climate change minister reveals he’s clueless

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 29, 2015

Our Associate Minister for Climate Change, Simon Bridges, doesn't know what 'emissions reduction targets' are. That was his shocking response to a question from opposition MP Dr Megan Woods last month. And it’s scary because this is...

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