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  • National shows true colours, and they ain't green!

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 20, 2008 at 14:06 1 comment
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    A banner nfront of the Marsden B power station in Northland. Greenpeace ran a successful 3-year campaign against the station's recommissioning and convertion to run on coal.
    The National party has pulled its backing for the emissions trading scheme. Le... Read more >
  • It's your money they're after

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 19, 2008 at 8:35

    Here is a Greenpeace opinion-editorial running in the NZ Herald today: Read more >

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    National Party Environment Spokesman Nick Smith debates hia party's climate change policies at a political debate onboard the Rainbow Warrior in April. Greenpeace/Sharomov
    Big busi...
  • One of the Arts of Greenpeace

    Blogpost by RobT - May 16, 2008 at 13:56

    It's more than 15 years that I've now been working for Greenpeace, and normally my work involves making the near impossible high profile projects happen on budgets that are way too small with human resources that are far too few. This is the lot of t... Read more >

  • Stolen whale meat scandal rocks Japan

    Blogpost by Nick - May 15, 2008 at 20:36

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    This is more about the whale meat scandal from Brian up at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam...

    Finally, we can tell the story some of us have been sitting on for months now: the whale meat embezzlement we uncovered in Japan, in which stolen cuts o... Read more >

  • Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

    Blogpost by Nick - May 15, 2008 at 12:32
    Junichi Sato, Greenpeace Japan
    Greenpeace Japan whale campaign coordinator Junichi Sato weighs 23.5 kilograms of whale meat stolen by crewmembers of the Nisshin Maru whaling ship. The contents of the box were listed as "cardboard." © Greenpeace No archiving. No resale. See Copyri...
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  • VIDEO: Briefing from the Esperanza in the Pacific

    Blogpost by Nick - May 13, 2008 at 14:20 1 comment

    Langi, on board our ship the Esperanza, with an update on destructive fishing in his part of the world, and what we're doing about it. Read more >

  • Be The Chanage
    Be The Change visits a school in Port Chalmers.
    By Francisca Galvez

    The issues of sustainability and environmental protection have been gaining greater worldwide attention from the 1990s. New Zealand has acquired a reputation around the globe since then... Read more >

  • Less energy, more beer

    Blogpost by Greg - May 9, 2008 at 9:00

    Got an old beer fridge sitting out the back, slowly rusting while it keeps a few odd brews chilled?

    David Suzuki has a good idea for you...

    Fridges are on 24/7 and use up to 10% of all energy consumed in an average house. Recycle your old beer frid... Read more >

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