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  • Scientists say it (again)

    Blogpost by Umesh Perinpanayagam - September 24, 2009 at 8:03

    While John Key was arriving at the UN climate change summit in New York, 40 of the world's leading scientists were signing a open letter reiterating the call for developed nations to commit to a 40% emissions reduction target on 1990 levels by 2020.

    T... Read more >

  • If you want to eat fish tomorrow

    Blogpost by nick - September 24, 2009 at 6:19 2 comments

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    About the video

    Our Ocean Wonderland was created and written for Greenpeace by Steven Appleby and Pete Bishop, and was directed by Pete and designed by Steven. Steven Appleby lives, works and daydreams in London and has created, written and drawn...
  • Greenpeace takes climate action in Tauranga

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - September 17, 2009 at 13:51

     

    Check out what Greenpeace has been up to. 

    If you happen to watch TV, read newspapers or listen to the wireless, you'll probably know that 14 Greenpeace activists yesterday boarded a shipment of palm kernal in Tauranga, to protest the impact this an... Read more >

  • Day 2: Tauranga Palm Kernel ship action update

    Blogpost by nick - September 17, 2009 at 8:31 3 comments
    Climate crime
    Climate crime
    Late last night the last of the 14 activists aboard the East Ambition preventing the palm kernel  (PKE) from being unleaded in Tauranaga was cut off and taken away by police. They are all very tired but safe and satisfied that they man... Read more >
  • Tauranga Palm Kernel ship action update

    Blogpost by nick - September 16, 2009 at 14:27
    Activists lock on to crane wires
    Activists lock on to crane wires
    Our activists have been aboard the East Ambition off the coast of Tauranga for over 6 hours now and have thus far managed to keep it from unloading it's cargo of palm kernel animal feed.

    Two activists have been arrest... Read more >

  • Palm kernal action update

    Blogpost by Kathy - September 16, 2009 at 9:48

    All 14 activitsts remain locked on to the ship just outside the Port of Tauranga.

    One is on the anchor chain. NM03

    Check out new images just up on the live feed site.

    The rollout of the action "went like clockwork", according to our campaigner on the ground,... Read more >

  • Greenpeace stops palm kernel shipment coming into Tauranga

    Blogpost by Kathy - September 16, 2009 at 8:57 3 comments

    shipGreenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia, entering Tauranga Port and destined for Fonterra dairy farms.

    The 12 activists who have boarded the East Ambition, several kilometers from Tauranga port, have lock... Read more >

  • The rehashed ETS - why it sucks

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - September 15, 2009 at 13:29

    I’ve been resisting the temptation to write a blog for Sign On about the emissions trading scheme (ETS).  In fact, as I write this, I can hear Kathy from Greenpeace’s office in Auckland going “nooooooo!.”  But there’s some things about yesterday’s ann... Read more >

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