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The devil is in the detail on limited bottom trawling ban Greenpeace warns

Press release | February 14, 2006 at 0:00

Today's announcement that areas would be closed to bottom trawling showed that both the fishing industry and Government acknowledge the need to protect deep-sea life from the destruction caused by bottom trawling, but warned that it will not...

Bottom trawling: world watches EU, Canada, South Korea and Russia

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

As the EU, Russia, and South Korea sink a bottom-trawling protection plan at a key meeting in Hobart, we are now focusing our watchful eyes on the UN. In the next few weeks the world’s governments have an opportunity to declare a moratorium on...

Yvo's favourite things

Blog entry by Phil | June 8, 2010

One of the most significant and colourful figures at the UN climate talks is leaving. This round of Bonn negotiations is the last round for the Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat to the United Nations Convention on...

The smoking gun at Copenhagen

Blog entry by Nick Young | December 18, 2009

This is big news. A confidential UN analysis obtained by the Guardian reveals that the emissions cuts offered so far at the Copenhagen climate change summit will lead to global temperatures rising by an average of 3C.  ...

The contest over who will be the next chair of the Kyoto negotiations is still undecided

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | June 2, 2010

In the opening plenary of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations this morning (the big meeting at the start where countries agree to the agenda for the negotiations and make their opening statements), the current chair Ambassador John Ashe...

Back to Bonn

Blog entry by geoff | May 31, 2010

Greenpeace NZ political advisor Geoff Keey reports on the latest round of climate talks. Here I am, just over six months after Copenhagen, back at the United Nations climate change negotiations in Bonn.  I'm staying in a small...

NZ diplomat in race for senior UN climate post

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | June 1, 2010

New Zealand’s climate change ambassador Adrian Macey has been nominated as a candidate for the chair of the Kyoto Protocol (KP) negotiations. This is one of the two key strands in the United Nations (UN) climatechange negotiations...

NZ crowned Fossil…again

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | June 11, 2009

By now New Zealand should be caving in under the weight of an unenviable crown. We have again been awarded Fossil of the Day award at the UN climate negotiations at Bonn. We've even crept up the charts, gaining second equal with...

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