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Landmark Amazon soya moratorium extended

Feature story | June 18, 2008 at 6:37

The announcement from soya traders in Brazil to extend a moratorium on soya expansion, provides hope for the Amazon rainforest. We're not out of the woods yet, but this decision and the history of campaigning which got us here should be...

Screen shot of the origami whale petition

Image | June 18, 2008 at 3:21

Screen shot of the origami whale petition, where you can create and customise your own origami whale to send with a message to the Japanese Prime Minister.

Coal is clean!

Blog entry by Nick | June 17, 2008

You've heard of greenwash right? Well, look out for the " clean coal " media machine as they spend obscene amounts of money spent on advertising and PR in the run up to the US presidential election. The self-described " clean coal "...

Greenpeace occupies proposed Philippine coal station site (Updated)

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 1:28

Following the recent Target Climate tour of New Zealand Greenpeace activists from various countries along with crew from the Rainbow Warrior, and members of Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE) have established a "climate defenders...

Deep Green - May 2008

Blog entry by Nick | June 13, 2008

Going Deeper Since the late Pleistocene, 100,000 years ago, when a few thousand Homo sapiens poked around Africa, Asia, and the Mediterranean, human population has doubled 22 times. We have one more such doubling left, and that's it.

Sleepwalking to disaster at Bonn Climate talks

Blog entry by Nick | June 13, 2008

Sleepwalking to disaster at Bonn Climate talks Stephanie Tunmore in Bonn writes: You know those nights when you wake up in a cold sweat because you dreamt you were out in public in your pyjamas? Well for some Greenpeace volunteers...

Something fishy

Blog entry by Fran | June 12, 2008

As climate change highlights new challenges facing businesses, one practice has been attracting attention, and that is the strange fishing trade going on between New Zealand and China. Fishing industry heavyweights such as Talley’s...

On the frontline for Greenpeace

Blog entry by Dan | June 12, 2008

Dan Marrow: If you'd like to join Dan or one of the other Greenpeace frontline teams working around NZ you can apply online This is a blog by Dan Marrow originally posted on I am a Greenpeace Frontliner - you know,...

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...

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