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  • The Tokyo Two

    Blogpost by Phil - February 19, 2009 at 9:04 1 comment
    Junichi and Toru
    It was indeed a black Friday last week. Two Greenpeace activists Junichi and Toru appeared in court for a pre trial hearing. They face the possibility of prison for their role in defending the whales – for exposing illegal whale meat trade in Japan.

    L... Read more >

  • Going all the way

    Blogpost by Nick - February 18, 2009 at 8:46 1 comment

    I'm often humbled by the passion and dedication with which people support Greenpeace and the work we do. People show their support in different ways. Many are very active, many simply make a small regular donation and we love and appreciate them all... Read more >

  • Greenpeace take on the Tatas in India

    Blogpost by Nick - February 18, 2009 at 8:30
    Tatas vs Turtles
    Tatas vs Turtles
    The latest in the campaign to stop the Tata industrial giant wiping out the Olive Ridley Turtle in India is this great new mobilisation site from Greenpeace India.

    And if you dig it then Digg it!

    Here's a bit of history:

    It’s hard to say ... Read more >

  • Hate to say we told you so...

    Blogpost by jacko - February 12, 2009 at 12:41 4 comments
    Corn Grenade
    Corn Grenade
    But we did, Greenpeace along with many environmental groups and the majority of Kiwis said we didn't want genetically engineered (GE) crops and food. We said 'don't plant it outside of a contained laboratory because it would contaminate ne... Read more >
  • Edamame is like Greenpeace only more tasty

    Blogpost by Nick - February 11, 2009 at 13:38 26 comments
    Sake Barrel Smashing
    Sake Barrel Smashing in Aomori
    We recently opened a new Communications Centre in the northern fishing district of Aomori, Japan. As we mark 20 years of non-violent environmental campaigning in Japan this year, we're bringing our message of healthy ocea... Read more >
  • Australian bushfires

    Blogpost by Kathy - February 10, 2009 at 10:57 4 comments


    The worst bushfires in Australia's history have wreaked havoc and destroyed entire towns.
    The worst bushfires in Australia's history have wreaked havoc and destroyed entire towns.

    As the Australian bushfire crisis enters its fourth day, the fires continue to rage and the death toll continues to climb. Survivors are calling affecte... Read more >

  • Google ocean

    Blogpost by Nick - February 5, 2009 at 15:09

    A few days ago a new version of Google Earth was launched including the two thirds of the planet that was previously unmapped - our oceans!

    After renowned marine scientist Sylvia Earle noticed the serious lack of aquatic information in Google Earth she... Read more >

  • NZ environment gets a standing eight count

    Blogpost by Kathy - February 3, 2009 at 13:49

    New Zealand’s environment is bruised. Since National came to power, it has been dealt some nasty blows. Our clean green brand is reeling, black and blue from disrespect and shoddy treatment. And today it was blindsided with the announcement of a 'refo... Read more >

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