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Kicking the carbon habit at home

Blog entry by Greg | June 6, 2008

What does it take to be a climate kiwi? So World Environment Day has come and gone, and we’re all being encouraged to “kick the carbon habit”. But what does this entail exactly? The Government has been banging on about carbon...

100 per cent pure misnomer – how clean green NZ is slipping from its perch.

Blog entry by Kathy | June 5, 2008

Land conversion happening in the Tahorakuri Forest near Taupo on the North Island. The land is being converted into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Greenpeace/John Cowpland Today New Zealand is playing host to the UN-sponsored...

Never mind the Swindle, here's the real story:

Blog entry by Cindy | June 3, 2008

The Great Global Warming Swindle screened on Prime on Sunday night. For those of you who didn’t see it, don’t bother. For those of you who did, consider this advice given to the Bush Administration in 2001 by Frank Luntz, a...

Whaling fleet crew told to stay at home

Blog entry by Nick | June 2, 2008

The dodgy whale meat. © Greenpeace According to some juicy information received by our team in Japan, the crew members of the Nisshin Maru and the rest of the whaling fleet, who would by now have already left port for the annual North...

Defending the Pacific - Part 4: The Esperanza and Goliath

Blog entry by Greg | May 27, 2008

Greenpeace activists deploy banner reading, "No Fish No Future" next to the world's biggest tuna fishing vessel Albatun Tres. Greenpeace has been highlighting the overfishing of tuna in the Pacific for the past two months.

Budget 2008: What climate change?

Blog entry by Kathy | May 22, 2008

This year's Budget - just presented by Finance Minister Michael Cullen - does not read like the Budget of a Government committed to solving climate change. Here's a couple of new initiatives contained therein: $1 million over...

Japanese police launch investigation into whale meat scandal

Blog entry by Nick | May 22, 2008

Greenpeace Japan delivering stolen whale meat to the Tokyo Public Prosecutor's Office Following last week's revelation that crew members from the fleet responsible for Japan's so-called 'scientific' whaling programme had for many...

GIvE uS tHe caSh or tHe CLiMaTe gETs it!

Blog entry by Nick | May 21, 2008

Please feel free to download this poster and stick it up at home, at school or in your local café, but please ask permission first. While many in the NZ business sector are getting on with tackling climate change, the public face of...

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | May 21, 2008 at 0:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

National shows true colours, and they ain't green!

Blog entry by Kathy | May 20, 2008

A banner nfront of the Marsden B power station in Northland. Greenpeace ran a successful 3-year campaign against the station's recommissioning and convertion to run on coal. The National party has pulled its backing for the emissions...

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