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Culture jamming the Eiffel Tower

Blog entry by Nick | July 14, 2008

Culture jamming the Eiffel Tower (C) Greenpeace / Xavier Pardessus French state nuclear company Areva sponsored a nice ring of EU stars for the Eiffel Tower - probably to kiss up to President Sarkozy (who also serves as a kind...

Junichi and Toru charged for exposing the whale meat scandal

Blog entry by Nick | July 14, 2008

Junichi and Toru, our two activists who exposed the Japanese whale meat scandal and have been held in detention for the last three weeks, have been charged with theft and trespass. This is despite pressure from more than 30...

The Swanbank B occupation

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have occupied one of Queensland's oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power stations for two days and 33 hours. The activists left behind a message for government leaders, painted on the side of a smoke stack – "Go...

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...

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