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My first week with Greenpeace NZ

Blog entry by Nick | September 29, 2008

Hello, my name is Josh (or as I said to my new colleagues here in the Greenpeace NZ office - Josselin for the more reckless). Indeed, I am French. Given that Greenpeace was moving to a new office, my first week here has been intense.

Agriculture and climate change

Blog entry by Nick | September 25, 2008

Bunny McDiarmid Originally published in the Christchurch Press By Bunny McDiarmid Executive Director - Greenpeace NZ Taking action on climate change is proving a hard thing for some to stomach in New Zealand, largely because the...

Homeless polar bears sighted in Washinton DC

Blog entry by Nick | September 25, 2008

This is a fascinating look behind the scenes of the Greenpeace US homeless polar bears campaign .

Turning down the Heat

Blog entry by Dan | September 18, 2008

This is a must watch ! Pupils at one of the schools taking part in Greenpeace’s Climate Challenge ( www.greenpeace.org.nz/theclimatechallenge ) have put together a video called “Turning down the Heat”. It’s all...

Chris Robinson, 1951 - 2008

Blog entry by Nick | September 17, 2008

Chris Robinson, Lloyd Anderson, David McTaggart, Tony Marriner and Brice Lalonde on Greenpeace vessel “Vega” before heading to Moruroa to stop a nuclear weapons test. (Originally posted by Brian Fitzgerald from Greenpeace...

A frog amongst Kiwis

Blog entry by Nick | September 17, 2008

This is Francios Lesage at his leaving party (C) Cranston Sad news, I am leaving New Zealand in two weeks from now… but, before I go, I felt like sharing my feelings about my time here and describing New Zealand and Greenpeace through...

Creating a serious climate for change

Blog entry by Nick | September 16, 2008

This opinion piece from Bunny McDiarmid our Executive Director is published in the NZ Herald today ... When the Emissions Trading Bill passed last week, Greenpeace sighed with relief. Not so much because this particular piece of...

Coal shipment stopped in Turkey

Feature story | September 16, 2008 at 0:00

Four climbers from our ship the Rainbow Warrior were arrested yesterday, in Turkey, after they occupied a giant coal loading platform to prevent a delivery of coal to the giant Sugozo coal-fired power station, one of the largest emitters of...

Breaking news: Kingsnorth Six found not guilty!

Blog entry by Nick | September 11, 2008

It's been a pretty unusual ten days for six Greenpeace activists in the UK but yesterday was truly extraordinary. At 3.20pm, the jury came back into court and announced a majority verdict of not guilty! All six defendants - Kevin,...

Day dreaming, heads in the sand

Blog entry by Nick | September 10, 2008

This morning on the wireless (there's a rough recording below of the actual snippet) I heard Tim Cossar the Chief Executive of the Tourism Industry Association along with Damien O'Connor interviewed about the challenges facing...

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