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After the final no there comes a yes...

Blog entry by Pat Lerner | May 10, 2014

... and on that yes the future world depends.[1] I'm just back from spending a whirlwind 48 hours in  Abu Dhabi  where more than a thousand people, including 70 Ministers and numerous business leaders gathered to prepare for the UN...

Environment Dot Com

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 9, 2014

Now that the Internet Party are up and running, and if the latest polls are anything to go by, gaining some tailwind, they’ve today announced their environmental policy . And as part of our election year review of party policies...

Shipment of whale meat from Iceland arrives in Japan

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, Executive Director, Greenpeace Japan | May 9, 2014

We had a strange visitor to Japan yesterday, the Alma, a refrigerated cargo vessel which has sailed all the way from Iceland carrying 2,000 tons of fin whale meat, valued at over 13 million US dollars. It sailed around the tip of...

Can the FSC logo ensure protection of the world's most valuable forests?

Blog entry by Daniel Brindis | May 6, 2014

It seems obvious, but any operation certified as “responsible forest management” should not threaten the world’s most important forests. Although the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) features protecting High Conservation Value Forests...

Help us restore a historic protest ship

Blog entry by Arnold 'Skip' Oliver | May 5, 2014

(Photo above courtesy Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Albert Bigelow Papers) Help Bring Back the Rainbow Warrior’s Granny Throughout the 1950s, the Marshall Islands were the primary site for nuclear weapons testing by the...

Johnson & Johnson: The path to 'No More Tears' in Indonesian rainforests

Blog entry by Joao Talocchi | May 4, 2014

It’s frustrating to think about the link between forest destruction and that bright yellow shampoo that miraculously allowed parents to wash their babies hair without igniting a burning-eyes meltdown. While human babies splashed around...

The perilous space between an oil tanker and a harbour

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 2, 2014

This morning, one of the busiest harbours in the world was the backdrop for a citizen action to do what governments are seemingly unable or unwilling to; reject arctic oil drilling and stand up to the single-minded and ecologically...

Tuna: The quick species guide

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | May 2, 2014

Tuna are fish, and they are wild animals. But to many people, they are simply understood as food. It can be a bit confusing when the short hand of ‘tuna’ is used, as it covers a whole family of species, from the relatively-tiddly and...

The perilous space between an oil tanker and a harbour

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 2, 2014

On Thursday, one of the busiest harbours in the world was the backdrop for a citizen action to do what governments are seemingly unable or unwilling to; reject arctic oil drilling and stand up to the single-minded and ecologically...

Tuna are for life, not just for lunch.

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | May 2, 2014

Tuna are awesome. We don’t get to say that enough, so since it’s World Tuna Day, I want to make amends. These fish are majestic ocean wanderers, who have earned their place in history, but today they are sadly the icons of global...

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