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  • My time in custody in Indonesia

    Blogpost by Suzette - September 24, 2010 at 17:56

    Greenpeace NZ Communications Manager Suzette Jackson was jailed for 27 hours in Indonesia from September 19-20, whilst gathering evidence of the continued destruction of Indonesia's rainforests by the palm products industry. She returned to New Zealan... Read more >

  • Delivering the message direct to Fonterra

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 24, 2010 at 17:02

    Errecting the barricade


    Yesterday Greenpeace activists barricaded the entrance to Fonterra's corporate headquarters in Auckland . After releasing the damning exposé of Fonterra's links to the destruction of rainforests in Indonesia, we are delivering... Read more >

  • Help at hand for Fonterra PR

    Blogpost by Phil - September 24, 2010 at 16:56


    Dear Mr Ferrier,

    We are contacting you as we would like your permission to use some video footage of you at the press conference yesterday for Fonterra’s shareholder dividend announcement.  

    As we will be using the clip as an example of what not ... Read more >

  • The “So Coal Network”: Confronting Facebook’s Coal Problem (Video)

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 16, 2010 at 22:14

    Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. His Facebook profile doesn’t list his relationship status, but if it did, it might say “in a relationship with coal”.

    Everyone has had a friend in a destructive relationship — a relationship that you just know ... Read more >

  • It's our birthday and we'll go beyond oil if we want to!

    Blogpost by Lisa - September 16, 2010 at 9:29

    Lisa writes from the Esperanza ...

    Today is the 39th birthday of Greenpeace and we have just arrived in Aberdeen on the Esperanza. Back in 1971 on September 15th - the first Greenpeace ship set sail to protest against a US nuclear test zone and pea... Read more >

  • Would you like to be on a Greenpeace ship?

    Blogpost by nyoung - September 15, 2010 at 9:30

    Lisa writes from the Esperanza


    I've been at sea for 5 weeks now and can't wait to set foot on terra firma again and do all the things I've been missing. When I am on land I dream of being at sea and now I'm at sea - I can't stop thinking about g... Read more >

  • To the first follower

    Blogpost by Juliette - September 13, 2010 at 22:15

    A colleague forwarded a video about building a movement yesterday, and it made me think of the moment when we see a petition, or any online action suddenly taking off. But before I get started, watch the video:

    There are a lot of th... Read more >

  • The World Energy Congress kicks off with a splash

    Blogpost by Julien Vincent - September 13, 2010 at 22:08

    This is how all energy industry events should begin. The World Energy Congress kicks off today in Montreal and as delegates arrived at the conference venue, hundreds of demonstrators were there to tell them that the industry needs to go beyond o... Read more >

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