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Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature story | July 19, 2008 at 3:56

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

Pirates, murder and surfing

Blog entry by Nick | July 17, 2008

Pirate fishing vessel An illegal fishing ship whose captain is rumoured to have been murdered has thrown plans for the World Surfing Championship in Bali into chaos by running aground on the island's best surf break and it turns out...

Apple posts iPhone 3G Environmental Status Report

Blog entry by Nick | July 16, 2008

Last week we called out Apple on the lack of any environmental info on the new iPhone 3G. Pre-launch publicity and specs for the new MacBook Air and iMac included info on how Apple was making progress on eliminating the worst toxic...

Junichi and Toru released on bail

Blog entry by Nick | July 16, 2008

After 26 days in custody, Junichi and Toru are out on bail and finally get to go home to be with their families. Still, justice will not be done until a proper investigation of the whale meat scandal happens. The unanswered question...

The Outlook for Someday - Film competition

Blog entry by Nick | July 15, 2008

The Outlook For Sunday Feel like making a film? Check out The Outlook For Someday competition - I've never thought about making films but I am now! The Outlook for Someday, began last year as “A Sustainability Film Challenge for...

Culture jamming the Eiffel Tower

Blog entry by Nick | July 14, 2008

Culture jamming the Eiffel Tower (C) Greenpeace / Xavier Pardessus French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a nice ring of EU stars for the Eiffel Tower - probably to kiss up to President Sarkozy (who also serves as a kind...

Junichi and Toru charged for exposing the whale meat scandal

Blog entry by Nick | July 14, 2008

Junichi and Toru, our two activists who exposed the Japanese whale meat scandal and have been held in detention for the last three weeks, have been charged with theft and trespass. This is despite pressure from more than 30...

The Swanbank B occupation

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have occupied one of Queensland's oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power stations for two days and 33 hours. The activists left behind a message for government leaders, painted on the side of a smoke stack – "Go...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | July 13, 2008 at 0:00

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Survey Shock: NZ'ers don't want to subsidise big business

Blog entry by Kathy | July 11, 2008

A survey out today concludes that New Zealand householders don’t want to pay lots of money for an emissions trading scheme (ETS). Talk about stating the bloody obvious. Of course average New Zealanders don’t want to cover the cost of...

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