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  • Whale rescue 101

    Blogpost by Greg - July 8, 2008 at 5:20 5 comments

    MinkeGreenpeace receptionist Raechel Thomas had a nail-biting Saturday, wetsuit clad and on stand by to save a whale! Here's her story...

    When I heard that Project Jonah (a whales protection group) was running Marine Mammal Medic Courses, I jumped at the ... Read more >

  • VIDEO: Free the Tokyo Two

    Blogpost by Greg - July 7, 2008 at 7:56
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  • Greenpeace blockades Eraring Power Station in Australia

    Blogpost by Nick - July 4, 2008 at 8:50

     

    An activist climbs down a ladder in a stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace
    An activist climbs down a ladder in a
    stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace

    Our colleagues across the Tasman have just pulled off an audacious action at the Eraring Power Station. In a 5.5 hour blockade ... Read more >

  • Good morning Mr Pol R Bear

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 4, 2008 at 8:30
    Target Climate
    Target Climate
    It struck me on a number of occasions in recent weeks that I perhaps I was mad. Perhaps I was completely crazy to have agreed to give two, hour-long school presentations to 600 primary school kids. As I sat late into the evenings, deskbo... Read more >
  • Greenpeace Japan says thanks for your support

    Blogpost by Nick - July 3, 2008 at 7:29
    Greenpeace Japan says thank you!
    Greenpeace Japan says thank you!
    Our activist friends Junichi and Toru are still behind bars. It's been 13 days since they were arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal. Yeah, feel free to read that sentence again if you need to. It's as ... Read more >
  • Songs to save a species

    Blogpost by Fran - July 2, 2008 at 9:02

     

    Mauis
    Commercial set netting and trawling in shallow waters is threatening Hector and Maui dolphins. Maui numbers have dropped as low as 100 on the North Island.

    New Zealand’s Hector and Maui dolphins – the smallest and rarest dolphins in the world ... Read more >

  • All systems go

    Blogpost by RobT - July 1, 2008 at 12:55 1 comment
    Organising chaos
    Organising chaos
    Well, a couple of months after lodgement down at Auckland City Council, our building consent has finally been approved. This is a major step forward for the development at Akiraho St for Greenpeace. It gives us the green light to get... Read more >
  • Energy revolution tour kicks off in Australia

    Blogpost by Nick - July 1, 2008 at 8:52
    Greenpeace Australia ship tour website
    Greenpeace Australia ship tour website
    The Esperanza has arrived in Australia and over the next 6 weeks Greenpeace will be travelling up the eastern seaboard of Australia, campaigning hard to get the federal government to acknowledge that renewables ca... Read more >

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