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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...

You can’t sink a rainbow

Blog entry by Greg | July 10, 2008

10 July 1985, 11.38pm, a bomb explodes under the Rainbow Warrior making a hole the size of a car. This first act of terrorism on New Zealand soil killed Fernando Pereira, a Dutch photographer for Greenpeace, and sparked worldwide...

A new green iPhone by the end of 2008?

Blog entry by Greg | July 9, 2008

With typical hype and fanfare, Apple’s latest iPhone 3G is hitting stores on Friday. It promises to be faster, better and cheaper, but what have we heard about it being greener than its predecessor? Crickets. An Aucklander by the...

Whale rescue 101

Blog entry by Greg | July 8, 2008

Greenpeace receptionist Raechel Thomas had a nail-biting Saturday, wetsuit clad and on stand by to save a whale! Here's her story... When I heard that Project Jonah (a whales protection group) was running Marine Mammal Medic...

VIDEO: Free the Tokyo Two

Blog entry by Greg | July 7, 2008

Greenpeace blockades Eraring Power Station in Australia

Blog entry by Nick | July 4, 2008

An activist climbs down a ladder in a stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace Our colleagues across the Tasman have just pulled off an audacious action at the Eraring Power Station. In a 5.5 hour blockade of the coal...

Good morning Mr Pol R Bear

Blog entry by Kathy | July 4, 2008

Target Climate It struck me on a number of occasions in recent weeks that I perhaps I was mad. Perhaps I was completely crazy to have agreed to give two, hour-long school presentations to 600 primary school kids. As I sat late into...

Greenpeace blockades Australian coal-fired power station

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 1:42

Greenpeace activists, including an ex-miner from the Hunter Valley, blockaded Australia's most polluting coal-fired power station to call for an Energy [R]evolution. Entering the plant in the early hours of the morning, 16 activists were able to...

Greenpeace Japan says thanks for your support

Blog entry by Nick | July 3, 2008

Greenpeace Japan says thank you! Our activist friends Junichi and Toru are still behind bars. It's been 13 days since they were arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal. Yeah, feel free to read that sentence again if you...

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