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Deepwater Horizon disaster a warning for New Zealand

Press release | April 19, 2011 at 13:17

Auckland : On the eve of the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, Greenpeace has released a report detailing how BP tried to hide the true impacts of the biggest oil disaster in American history.

An eyewitness account of the Gulf of Mexico deep sea oil disaster

Blog entry by Mike Smith | June 6, 2013

John Wathen is an award winning photojournalist who recently toured Aotearoa recounting his experience both on the ground and in the air documenting the catastrophic 2011 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. John flew out over the gulf...

It’s arithmetic: $4.5 billion is small change for BP

Blog entry by Mark Floegel | November 18, 2012

Let me apologise in advance for all the numbers that follow, but they’re important. Eleven men died on Deepwater Horizon the night BP's Macondo well blew out in April 2010.  It's one number we shouldn't forget and no number can be...

Activists halt departure of oil rig heading to the Arctic

Blog entry by Nick Young | April 22, 2011

Activists are demanding an end to reckless deepwater oil drilling and taking bold action to stop the oil rig Leiv Eiriksson as it departs Turkey to the Arctic waters of Greenland to begin drilling. In the early hours of the...

One Year Anniversary of BP oil disaster

Blog entry by Lamar Billups | April 21, 2011

First I would like to thank Greenpeace for allowing me the honor of writing a blog for the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster. You are the best and on behalf of the millions of people on the gulf, we thank you for the...

Making disasters we can call our own

Blog entry by Jay Harkness | April 21, 2011

© Jose Luis Magana / Greenpeace Greenpeace, as part of a coalition of individual skippers, peoples and groups including te Whānau ā Apanui, Te Rarawa, and the Nuclear Free Seas Flotilla, will return to Petrobras’ seismic testing...

Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

Blog entry by John Novis | October 21, 2011

Today, I have the honour of congratulating Greenpeace photographer Daniel Beltra on becoming the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year . Daniel made his winning picture for Greenpeace, of oil-soaked brown pelicans...

Listen up Gerry

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 13, 2011

Don't think we never agree with government agencies. Yesterday, we did - when the final report from the US National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill came out. Essentially, it's what Greenpeace and other...

10 simple ways to use less oil

Blog entry by nick | July 8, 2010

This entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil, and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments: 1.

Oily people point to a dirty reality

Blog entry by Jay Harkness | July 26, 2010

The pictures coming from the Gulf of Mexico are horrible; birds covered in oil, enormous plumes of crude lying just below the surface; thousands of barrels worth of oil gushing into the sea each day. And beaches covered in the stuff.

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