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  • Something fishy

    Blogpost by Fran - June 12, 2008 at 8:44

    As climate change highlights new challenges facing businesses, one practice has been attracting attention, and that is the strange fishing trade going on between New Zealand and China.

    Fishing industry heavyweights such as Talley’s Group Limited ship ... Read more >

  • On the frontline for Greenpeace

    Blogpost by Dan - June 12, 2008 at 5:00 1 comment
    Dan Marrow
    Dan Marrow: If you'd like to join Dan or one of the other Greenpeace frontline teams working around NZ you can apply online
    This is a blog by Dan Marrow originally posted on

    I am a Greenpeace Frontliner - you know, those friendly, cheerful p... Read more >

  • Kicking the carbon habit at home

    Blogpost by Greg - June 6, 2008 at 11:25 1 comment
    Be a climate kiwi
    What does it take to be a climate kiwi?
    So World Environment Day has come and gone, and we’re all being encouraged to “kick the carbon habit”. But what does this entail exactly?

    The Government has been banging on about carbon neutrality, emissions tradi... Read more >

  • Taupo Deforestation
    Land conversion happening in the Tahorakuri Forest near Taupo on the North Island. The land is being converted into large-scale intensive dairy farms. Greenpeace/John Cowpland

    Today New Zealand is playing host to the UN-sponsored World Environmen... Read more >

  • Never mind the Swindle, here's the real story:

    Blogpost by Cindy - June 3, 2008 at 15:05 38 comments

    Hoax!The Great Global Warming Swindle screened on Prime on Sunday night. For those of you who didn’t see it, don’t bother.

    For those of you who did, consider this advice given to the Bush Administration in 2001 by Frank Luntz, a communications advisor:... Read more >

  • Whaling fleet crew told to stay at home

    Blogpost by Nick - June 2, 2008 at 2:19
    The dodgy whale meat. © Greenpeace
    The dodgy whale meat. © Greenpeace
    According to some juicy information received by our team in Japan, the crew members of the Nisshin Maru and the rest of the whaling fleet, who would by now have already left port for the annual North Pacific whale hun... Read more >
  • Defending the Pacific - Part 4: The Esperanza and Goliath

    Blogpost by Greg - May 27, 2008 at 14:35

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    Tuna seiner
    Greenpeace activists deploy banner reading, "No Fish No Future" next to the world's biggest tuna fishing vessel Albatun Tres. Greenpeace has been highlighting the overfishing of tuna in the Pacific for the past two months. Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Budget 2008: What climate change?

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 22, 2008 at 15:58 1 comment

    Budget08This year's Budget - just presented by Finance Minister Michael Cullen - does not read like the Budget of a Government committed to solving climate change.

    Here's a couple of new initiatives contained therein: Read more >

    • $1 million over four years will assis...

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