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Wisdom & Foolishness

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | January 9, 2017

For Earth scientists and environmental activists, the urgent need for a dramatic shift in humanity’s relationship with the world seems painfully obvious, yet we find ourselves pushing against obsolete systems of economics and...

Every single piece of plastic ever made still exists. Here’s the story.

Blog entry by Diego Gonzaga | January 9, 2017

From the moment we wake up in the morning and brush our teeth, to when we watch TV at the end of the day, plastic is all around us. So much so that it can be hard to imagine leaving the supermarket without at least one item that isn’t...

Greenpeace NZ Television - Complaint 16/400

Publication | January 9, 2017 at 8:40

Following a complaint by Dairy NZ to the Advertising Standards Authority about a Greenpeace TV ad, Greenpeace provided the ASA with this 13 page file of scientific evidence pointing to nitrate and pathogen pollution of our waterways as a result...

7 social media moments that will keep us fighting in 2017

Blog entry by Stefanus Wong | January 5, 2017

If anyone has ever sneered at the idea of slacktivism, 2016 would like to prove them wrong. From fake news to echo chambers to trolls, this year, social media became more than just a “status update”. There are 1.79 billion active...

The best environmental movies of 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | January 4, 2017

A wrap up of some of the best environmental movies and documentaries in 2016. If art imitates life then surely it must mean that it’s the end of the world as we know it , and climate change is taking us all down with it.

9 incredible feats of people power that happened in 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | December 30, 2016

The Indigenous and environmental rights movement was stronger than ever... This year proved that when real life  David and Goliath battles happen , word spreads, people listen, the truth eventually comes out, and the  movement...

2016 — The year in photos

Blog entry by Madeleine Smith | December 22, 2016

2016 was a challenging year for people and the planet. It brought many challenges that will continue in the year ahead — a changing climate, greedy corporations and politicians whose policies spell trouble for the planet. As we look...

Building a future for fish AND people

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | December 21, 2016

You’d think it would be hard to get emotional about fish and how they’re managed. But at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) emotions ran high - after five long days of tough...

Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | December 21, 2016

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

Are there human rights abuses in your seafood?

Blog entry by Anchalee Pipattanawattanakul | December 21, 2016

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers catch fish both for human consumption and...

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