Fonterra HQ Palm Kernel Message

Greenpeace activists barricade the entrance to Fonterra's corporate HQ in Auckland and deliver a strong message to Fonterra about it's use of palm kernel.

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Industrial Dairy Climate Crimes

Over time, New Zealand's dairy sector has shifted from traditional pasture farming to a far more intensive, corporate industrial model.

It's a new way of farming - pushed by Fonterrra - that is having a huge impact on the environment, rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, eroding the clean and green brand on which New Zealand agriculture is built, and lowering economic returns to farmers.

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Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Video | August 22, 2009 at 10:35

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre

Image | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

Two jeeps transport the team into the orangutan rehabilitation centre. The roads are left in almost an unpassable state to stop logging trucks being able to navigate them safely.

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

Fonterra, industrial dairy and climate change

Video | July 9, 2009 at 10:33

A short video outlining the connection between Fonterra, industrial dairying and climate change.

Better Times

Publication | June 10, 2009 at 0:00

News and views on farming methods that are better for the pocket and planet. Produced by Greenpeace New Zealand, in support of our land and our environment.

One day if we're really lucky

Blog entry by nick | May 14, 2009

One day, if we get it right, and we're lucky , humans will be able to look back and talk about 'the carbon age'. Starting with the industrial revolution, and ending at the end of this century, well be able to count the total amount of...

Emissions trading in the dairy sector

Blog entry by Nick | February 20, 2008

Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the...

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