Tell Fonterra to stop importing palm kernel for the further industrialisation of New Zealand dairying.
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.
Greenpeace activists block the fuel depot of Fonterra's Clandeboye factory in Canterbury, drawing attention to how the company is damaging the climate by choosing to burn coal when cleaner alternatives exist. Another Fonterra Climate Crime.
The NZ economy is founded on a clean, green reputation, yet Prime Minister John Key and his National Government is seriously endangering that reputation . Firstly by increasing NZ's catch quota of critically endangered bluefin tuna,...
In 2009 Greenpeace exposed Fonterra's impact on climate change through a series of high profile activities revealing the dairy giant's climate crimes in New Zealand and overseas.
In the latest in a series of actions targeting Fonterra Climate Crimes today a human chain formed outside the Fonterra Corporate HQ in Auckland and piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside at the front door.
A human chain of protesters piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters today in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant’s intensive farming practices.
A human chain of protesters pile sacks labelled Fonterra palm kernel and Fonterra coal outside Fonterra's corporate headquarters, 24 November 2009, in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant's intensive farming practices.
Today I spotted a couple of items in the media that are a timely reminder that urgent action on climate really is needed and that New Zealand has to play its part.
The first thing I noticed was an article in the Independent, a UK...
Fonterra Climate Crime
Just before dawn this morning Greenpeace activists shut down a pit in the Southland 'New Vale' lignite coalmine.
The dirty lignite coal is used by Fonterra to help fuel operations at its nearby...
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TAKE ACTION: Tell Fonterra to stop importing palm kernel