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  • Timber companies shift to save the forests

    Blogpost by Francois - July 29, 2008 at 12:11 1 comment

    rainforest_png.jpgForests are the lungs of the Earth, we know that. But, the world’s ancient forests also provide the world with water, shape the world’s climate and support as much as 90 per cent of the earth’s land-based plant and animals. They are also home to milli... Read more >

  • To the quarter of a million people who sent messages asking for the release of Junichi and Toru the Greenpeace japan office says thank you!

    But now we need your help again! When appealing against the release of our scandal-busting activists, Junichi an... Read more >

  • A new paint job for some coal ships across the Tasman

    Blogpost by Nick - July 28, 2008 at 11:24 1 comment

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    Audacious Australians
    MACKAY AUSTRALIA - Greenpeace activists in inflatables targeted a queue of almost 50 coal ships at Hay Point port in Queensland and are currently painting them with climate change protest messages such as: 'RUDD EXPORTING CO2', 'BARRIER REEF GONE...
  • I'm beached bro!

    Blogpost by Nick - July 28, 2008 at 9:54

    Raech wrote a great blog last week about a nail-biting Saturday, wetsuit clad and on stand by to save a whale from beaching. helping with whale rescue. It's serious business. A lot of whales die after stranding but this little video takes a look at th... Read more >

  • Shale or sealife?

    Blogpost by Greg - July 25, 2008 at 10:03 3 comments
    Flotilla
    One ship from SOF's flotilla on July 20
    After the USA company Queensland Energy Resources (QER) announced its proposal to build a shale oil mine in Whitsunday, Australia, Save Our Foreshore (SOF) - a local community group aiming to protect foreshore la... Read more >
  • Anti-whaling activists released

    Blogpost by Greg - July 23, 2008 at 11:50

    After 26 days in custody, Greenpeace Japan anti-whaling activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki have been released on bail and are back home with their families.

    There was significant international outcry over the arrests, and around the world upwards ... Read more >

  • New office work update

    Blogpost by RobT - July 22, 2008 at 14:28 1 comment

     

    Battening
    Battening done, floor grinded and sealed...

    Acceleration in the works programme over the last couple of weeks has been spectacular. All the groundwork laid in the preparation of the re-fit while we were waiting for building consent to come th... Read more >

  • Pirates, murder and surfing

    Blogpost by Nick - July 17, 2008 at 12:02
    Pirate fishing vessel
    Pirate fishing vessel
    An illegal fishing ship whose captain is rumoured to have been murdered has thrown plans for the World Surfing Championship in Bali into chaos by running aground on the island's best surf break and it turns out to be  the longline... Read more >

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