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Greenpeace activist Michael Simpson descends Marsden B

Image | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activist Michael Simpson carrying a FM radio transmitter descends the 60 meter high Marsden B Power Station at Ruakaka, Northland, New Zealand, where Mighty River Power proposes to burn coal.

Greenpeace activist is arrested at the top of Marsden B

Image | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

Long arm of the law. A Greenpeace activist is arrested at the top of the 60 meter high Marsden B Power Station at Ruakaka, Northland, New Zealand, where Mighty River Power proposes to burn coal.

Greenpeace activists taking part in the global day of action

Image | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists taking part in the global day of action on climate change outside the proposed coal burning power station Marsden B at Ruakaka, Northland.

Climate rescue radio atop Marsden B

Feature story | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

UPDATE: Due to relentless campaigning by lots of different people, Mighty River Power's Marsden B coal fired power station proposal was abandoned in March 2007.

Climate change talk on Heatwave FM

Image | November 3, 2006 at 0:00

Heatwave FM DJs Steve Abel and Bomber Bradbury talk about climate change on the Global Day of Action, November 2006.

Countries condemn Iceland's whale hunt

Feature story | November 2, 2006 at 0:00

Twenty six nations (including New Zealand) deliver a formal diplomatic protest (called a "demarche") to the Icelandic government.

Month in Pictures - November 2006

Image gallery | October 31, 2006

Stern look at global warming

Feature story | October 30, 2006 at 0:00

A report commissioned by the British government reveals that, if we don't act on global warming, it could cost the world $9 trillion and cause a downturn like the Great Depression.

Sea mounties outside the Canadian embassy

Image | October 29, 2006 at 1:00

Sea mounties outside the Canadian embassy in Wellington New Zealand hold a banner saying "Shame on Canada - Stop deep-sea destruction"

An endangered fin whale is brought to the harbour of Iceland

Image | October 22, 2006 at 1:00

An endangered fin whale, is brought to the harbour of Hvalfjörður, Iceland. The fin whale is the first kill by Iceland and marks the resumption to commercial whaling for the country in 2006.

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