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Putting clean and green back into conservation

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | September 11, 2013

Earlier this week I wrote about the start of New Zealand’s first-ever Shark Awareness Week . I should have also mentioned that it’s Conservation Week. Not that you’d know that when it comes to looking after life in our oceans. Last...

POEM: The Last Ocean

Blog entry by Jamie Joseph - GUEST BLOG | September 24, 2012

It’s okay, I know you’re fatigued Your brain has been rinsed by media, squeezed and shaped and hung out to dry And so all you hear now is passing wind I understand. I also flick the channel. But what if I told you I know of a...

NZ Government abandons the Last Ocean

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 7, 2012

If you’d read some of the media reports on the Government’s decision on protecting the Antarctic Ross Sea marine reserve, you could be forgiven for thinking we’d got a good result. Unfortunately the truth is far from good. This...

The Last Ocean Film

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 12, 2012

We’ve blogged before about how incredible and important the Ross Sea is, but you really have to see it to believe it. And now you can! The Last Ocean film is a documentary directed by Peter Young, one of the country’s leading...

Save the Last Ocean

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 12, 2012

New Zealand and Greenpeace both have a proud history in Antarctica. With a mixture of public pressure and relentless campaigning, and thanks to some visionary political leadership, Greenpeace helped keep the oil and mining companies...

The last ocean

Image gallery | July 16, 2012

Joyce, Brownlee and Carter – the dark heart of anti-environmental policy

Blog entry by Steve Abel | September 17, 2012

On news of the baffling Cabinet decision last week to snub our “best friend” the USA over Antarctic ocean protection a couple of old maxims came to mind: Cicero’s saying that, “ An enemy at the gates is less formidable than the...

How seafood markets can help save Antarctica's Ross Sea

Blog entry by ogago | August 5, 2010

Let your imagination take you to the Antarctic: a cold, windy and inhospitable region inhabited by some of our planet’s most unique and spectacular living creatures.  The Antarctic region’s Southern Ocean is one of the most pristine...

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