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Some progress made at international climate talks

Feature story | November 18, 2006 at 0:00

After two weeks of talks, ministers attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Nairobi have acknowledged for the first time that global CO2 emissions must be cut by more than 50 percent to avoid dangerous climate change.

Whaling fleet departs Japan

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

This year the Japanese fleet will again try to kill 935 minke and 10 fin whales off the coast of Antarctica in what the whalers are calling a "feasibility study" for expanded "research" whaling.

Bottom trawling: world watches EU, Canada, South Korea and Russia

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

As the EU, Russia, and South Korea sink a bottom-trawling protection plan at a key meeting in Hobart, we are now focusing our watchful eyes on the UN. In the next few weeks the world’s governments have an opportunity to declare a moratorium on...

Pirate radio DJ 'Bomber' Bradbury and Greenpeace climate campaigner Vanessa Atkinson

Image | November 5, 2006 at 0:00

Pirate radio DJ 'Bomber' Bradbury and Greenpeace climate campaigner Vanessa Atkinson on the beach at Ruakaka discuss the climate change consequences of converting Marsden B power station (behind them) to coal.

Pirate radio DJ 'Bomber' Bradbury and Greenpeace climate campaigner Vanessa Atkinson

Image | November 5, 2006 at 0:00

Pirate radio DJ 'Bomber' Bradbury and Greenpeace climate campaigner Vanessa Atkinson on the beach at Ruakaka discuss the climate change consequences of converting Marsden B power station (behind them) to coal. Sunday November 5, 2006.

Climate Rescue Radio

Image | November 4, 2006 at 0:00

DJ 'Bomber' Bradbury and musician Steve Abel beaming Climate Rescue Radio Heatwave FM live streaming across the internet at a secret location in Northland. Sunday November 5, 2006.

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.

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