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Bringing your voice to Ban Ki-moon

Blog entry by Dr. Neil Hamilton | September 19, 2014

It has been a fantastic summer. Greenpeace has been in the Arctic for months, bearing witness to its extraordinarily shifting landscape, while challenging short-sighted attempts to find oil and explain to decision-makers that...

Everyone’s a winner, except the fossil fuel industry

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 17, 2014

Overnight, while most of us were sleeping (and some of us were trying to soothe a teething baby) two new reports were released. One fills me with hope and the other with dismay. The first, a new report " Better Growth, Better Climate...

#SafeSource NZ - A secure way to share the truth

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | September 15, 2014

Dirty politics and a dirty environment go hand in hand. Our country’s future as a fairer, cleaner, more prosperous place is being threatened by backroom deals, corporate cronyism and a lack of transparency. To enable you or someone...

On the cusp

Blog entry by Rosalind Atkinson | September 12, 2014

“We’re on the cusp of something special,” said one of the men on the TV. It’s mysterious. It’s alluring. It leaves just enough to the imagination. Actually, it leaves everything to the imagination. John Key’s repeated election...

#ClimateVoter Debate Runs Hot Before Election

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 10, 2014

At the Great Climate Voter Debate last week, politicians had the chance to tell the nation how their party plans to meet the challenge of climate change. It was a huge success. We had a sellout crowd at Q Theater, over 13,000...

Why we climb to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Ethan Gilbert | September 10, 2014

As a young child, I loved climbing trees. Above the ground I could see the world below where everything was quiet and my perspective was clear. It was a place to go, where, for a short moment, the world made sense. And making sense...

The world has spoken: Governments should create an Arctic sanctuary!

Blog entry by nyoung | September 4, 2014

A global survey commissioned by Greenpeace has revealed that 74 per cent – nearly three quarters – of respondents agree or strongly agree that governments should create a protected area in the Arctic Ocean around the North Pole,...

Nelson fishing museum satire or not?

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | August 22, 2014

Apparently, unless Fairfax is now taking on The Civilian in the field of satirical news, the Minister of Conservation Nick Smith and fishing magnate Peter Talley are planning a fishing museum in Nelson. And the Minister considers...

Seismic testing stopped in Norway but coming soon to Northland

Blog entry by Mike Smith | August 22, 2014

Seismic testing for oil in the Arctic Barents Sea, commissioned by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has been stopped one month ahead of schedule 4 days after Greenpeace exposed it to the media. But off the coast of Northland in...

Norway in sneak attack on the Arctic

Blog entry by Sune Scheller | August 22, 2014

The Esperanza has been in Svalbard, in the Arctic, for a few weeks now and we recently became aware of something urgent and disturbing. A seismic company called Dolphin Geophysical, commissioned by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, ...

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