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Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from the Greepeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, board the 'Harbour Gemini' ship and halt the loading of illegally logged trees from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea.

We've stopped an illegal logging ship

Feature story | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists have stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea. The peaceful direct action was supported by many local people who joyously watched from boats, singing and dancing. Three activists...

Tuna laundering

Blog entry by Nick | September 2, 2008

The pirate fishing vessel, Luna Rossa, cut off its illegal driftnet and fled from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. © Greenpeace / Gavin Parsons There's an interesting story about Tuna over at the Greenpeace International blog ...

The final countdown

Blog entry by RobT | September 1, 2008

Two more weeks gone since I last wrote and we're now fast closing in on the office move, no more than two and a bit weeks away. It's kind of scary in many respects when I look around because it still looks like we have quite some way...

Coal: the Kingsnorth Six on trial

Blog entry by Nick | September 1, 2008

In the UK today, six brave Greenpeace souls will be appearing at Maidstone Crown Court for the start of a trial centring around Kingsnorth, coal and climate change. In October last year, they took a personal stand to protect the...

The Esperanza arrives in PNG to protect forests and save the climate

Blog entry by Nick | September 1, 2008

Originally posted by Lisa on making waves Greenpeace Australia-Pacific has launched our Forests for Climate tour with a colourful welcome in Papua New Guinea. Our ship, Esperanza, will tour the region protecting forests and...

Great Barrier Reef saved from shale oil exploitation

Feature story | August 31, 2008 at 23:39

It's a victory for the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, with a 20-year moratorium on all new shale oil projects in the region. Led by the Save Our Foreshore group, the success shows just how powerful local, grassroots campaigns can be.

The Dispossessed - Deep Green

Blog entry by Nick | August 29, 2008

In 1969, Marie Aimee took her two children for medical treatment, a six-day voyage across the Indian Ocean from their home on Diego Garcia island to Port Louis, Mauritius. Her husband, Dervillie Permal, stayed behind to work at a...

Pushed to the Brink

Publication | August 27, 2008 at 0:00

It is a matter of serious concern that the oceans are being systematically degraded and are in decline. The most immediate and significant threat to the oceans is overfishing and destructive fishing practices like bottom trawling. But, global...

How to fall in love with our planet

Blog entry by Francois | August 26, 2008

On Wednesday, 20 August, about 200 Greenpeace supporters packed into the Rialto cinema in Newmarket, Auckland to watch Earth ; an amazing journey through the richness of life on our planet. It is 8.15 pm, and the 190 seat movie...

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