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  • Activists occupy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico

    Blogpost by nyoung - November 23, 2010 at 20:50
    Four activists took action today, climbing 39 metres over the water at the deepwater oil rig “Centenario”, off the coast of the State of Veracruz, in Mexico. The activists scaled the rig early this morning to call for an end to deepwater drilling...
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  • Launch of the Clean Technology Centre in Otaki

    Blogpost by Nathan Argent - November 18, 2010 at 17:15

    This morning I attended the launch of the Clean Technology Centre in Otaki - a small town that hugs the Kaptiti coast just north of Wellington. The centre has been six years in the making and is a joint initiative between the Kapiti Coast District Cou... Read more >

  • Coal the answer to the wrong question

    Blogpost by Simon Boxer - November 18, 2010 at 12:50

    Fonterra Climate Crime

    The guest editorial titled 'Year of silly advice on climate change' and published in the Otago Daily Times earlier this week was never going to deal to the arguments around fossil fuels with a balanced hand - after all, the author Chris Baker repres... Read more >

  • Our man in Taiwan

    Blogpost by Chris Hay - November 13, 2010 at 8:06

    Hi. It’s Chris Hay reporting from Taiwan. I’m usually based in the New Zealand office but right now I’m working with my Greenpeace colleagues in the Taiwan office who are campaigning hard to make tuna fishing sustainable.

    Fishing is a way of life f... Read more >

  • Southern bluefin tuna quota - it's a crime

    Blogpost by Karli - November 12, 2010 at 17:28

    Southern bluefin tuna quota - it's a crime

    Exhibit A. The southern bluefin tuna. It's an incredible species, a top ocean predator, once abundant yet now precariously rare - it's listed as a critically endangered species by the International Union for t... Read more >

  • 'In the middle of the Amazon Basin, people have no water to drink'

    Blogpost by Rodrigo Baléia, Photographer - November 12, 2010 at 11:14

    Rodrigo Baléia has been photographing the Amazon Basin for the past decade. He has become accustomed to the constrasts embodied by this unique region and through his lens he has captured both the beauty and the destruction of the Amazon. In recen... Read more >

  • Stories from Gorleben

    Blogpost by Brian - November 12, 2010 at 8:11

    © Jan Grarup/NOOR / Greenpeace

    I'm hearing great stories around the coffee machine here at Greenpeace International as activists return from the mass mobilization against "Chernobyl on wheels" -- the Castor transport of highly radioactive wa... Read more >

  • Pacific tuna need our help

    Blogpost by Neha - November 11, 2010 at 16:01

    Most people think of tuna in terms of how it tastes – whether it be raw in sushi and sashimi or from a can in a tuna sandwich or salad. But very few realise that tuna is being overfished to the point that some species have reached the end of the lin... Read more >

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