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Pirate of the Pacific busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | May 12, 2008 at 0:00

We caught an illegal tuna purse seiner (Queen Evelyn 168) in the Pacific Commons yesterday. This Philippines-flagged vessel was close to the transfer of tuna between her sister vessel and a refrigerated mothership. It was likely that transfer of...

New Zealand’s Enviroschools: Green from the very start

Blog entry by Greg | May 9, 2008

Be The Change visits a school in Port Chalmers. By Francisca Galvez The issues of sustainability and environmental protection have been gaining greater worldwide attention from the 1990s. New Zealand has acquired a reputation...

Less energy, more beer

Blog entry by Greg | May 9, 2008

Got an old beer fridge sitting out the back, slowly rusting while it keeps a few odd brews chilled? David Suzuki has a good idea for you... Fridges are on 24/7 and use up to 10% of all energy consumed in an average...

“Please remove my name. What you have done is totally unethical!"

Blog entry by Greg | May 7, 2008

A story that could seriously damage the credibility of a broad swathe of climate change sceptics has blown up, in the wake of a new Heartland Institute list of 500 scientists whose work allegedly "undermines the idea of human-induced...

Something is rotten in the state of Godzone...

Blog entry by Kathy | May 7, 2008

Climate Change Minister David Parker defends the Labour party's climate credentials at a recent debate onboard the Rainbow Warrior. Unfortunately for David, Helen Clark’s recent announcements have made the job all that much harder. .

Greenpeace report finds CCS is unproven, risky and expensive

Feature story | May 7, 2008 at 6:24

As the seventh annual Carbon Capture & Sequestration conference gets underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Greenpeace has launched 'False Hope' - a report critically examining the status and promise of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.


Image | May 7, 2008 at 6:17

Coal-fired power station smokestacks. Coal is the most polluting fossil fuel and the largest single contributor to climate change.

Defending the Pacific - Part 3

Blog entry by Greg | May 5, 2008

Greenpeace activists take on controversial Taiwanese longliner, Ho Tsai Fa 18, in the Pacific Ocean, 03 May 2008. Greenpeace wants this area of the high seas to become part of the first marine reserves in international waters.

Greenpeace Frees Marine Life

Feature story | May 5, 2008 at 0:00

Over the weekend Greenpeace Australia and the Esperanza undertook an action against Taiwanese Longline fishermen, freeing sharks, tuna, marlin and an endangered Olive Ridley turtle from the hooks of a vessel fishing in the international waters of...

Dove parody gets results on Unilever palm oil policy

Blog entry by Nick | May 2, 2008

Dove advert The Greenpeace campaign in Europe (that started with the Dove parody ) to get Unilever to stop using the rainforest damaging palm oil has returned quick results. Despite insisting a week ago that they wouldn’t be...

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