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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...

A message for the Greens

Blog entry by Nick | August 22, 2008

Update: The Greens have decided to support the Emissions Trading Scheme. Here's the Greenpeace response . The long anticipated Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will either either be born or stillborn next week. IN the absence...

90 percent of New Zealanders want immediate action on climate change

Blog entry by Nick | August 21, 2008

I hate misleading headlines. The Herald today has an article titled: "Many think it's too late for climate, survey finds" - oh my gosh we think - how are we ever going to do anything about it it everyone has given up?? But read on...

Look before you leak

Blog entry by Francois | August 20, 2008

Greenpeace activists protesting against EPR in Flamanville, Northern west France. Several accidents happened in French nuclear plants in July. Greenpeace France has subsequently filed two complaints against Areva, the French...

Truly Sustainable Oceans - It's our right

Publication | August 18, 2008 at 0:00

Oceans cover three quarters of our planet; they drive our weather systems, are a ready made food source for billions on land and at sea and give sanctuary to a staggering 80 per cent of life on Earth. Lying beneath the waves are the highest...

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