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VICTORY! Bottom trawling scuttled

Feature story | May 14, 2007 at 0:00

So far 2007 seems a year of victory. First the fall of Marsden B and now an end to bottom trawling in the South pacific.

VICTORY! Marsden B is no more

Feature story | March 7, 2007 at 0:00

To be or not to be? ... well the answer for Marsden B at least is not to be. The struggle against Marsden B has seen a nine day occupation, high court challenges, protest marches, record numbers of public submissions, Surfers Against Sulphur,...

Winning! Colgate to end its role in forest destruction

Blog entry by Joao Talocchi | March 25, 2014

Nearly 400,000 of you have written to P&G’s CEO. Dozens of protests have taken place in cities as diverse as Jakarta, Cincinnati and London. And thousands have taken to Facebook, Twitter and even their phones to tell P&G to...

Petrobras announce that they ain’t lovin New Zealand

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | December 4, 2012

Today we learned that the Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has handed back its licence to drill for oil in the deep waters off the East Cape. And this news has been welcomed by those communities whose beaches and livelihoods were at...

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | April 10, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. ...

People! Zara commits to go toxic-free

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 29, 2012

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media.

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Blog entry by Eoin - Greenpeace International | December 16, 2011

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this...

Costco improves seafood policies in a stunning win for the oceans

Blog entry by Casson Trenor | February 25, 2011

I’m elated to share with you a major win for the oceans! After eight months of pressuring Costco to improve their seafood policies - I’m overjoyed to tell you that the wholesale giant announced a new policy aimed at helping to...

Government looks set to back down on mining Schedule 4 land

Blog entry by nick | July 19, 2010

When the Government announced plans to mine some of New Zealand's best conservation land,  New Zealanders made submissions in unprecedented numbers and marched in record numbers. We'll know for sure tomorrow but it looks very much...

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