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VICTORY: 3 Years of People vs Shell

Blog entry by India Thorogood | September 29, 2015

After 3 years of campaigning to stop Arctic drilling, we’ve just heard that Shell is backing out of drilling in the Alaskan Arctic. Millions of us across the world are breathing a huge sigh of relief after one hell of a fight. The...

#ActionsforClimate—but still not enough

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 28, 2015

The last few days have, for once, seen world leaders and the global media focussed on the big issues of our time: poverty, inequality and the dangers of climate change. President Obama admitted he acted too late on climate change and...

Do us a favour, Prime Minister, don't send anyone to Paris

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid, Niamh O'Flynn and Cindy Baxter | September 28, 2015

A coalition of environmental organisations is calling for prime minister John Key not to attend the upcoming Paris climate summit, and to pull Tim Groser and the entire New Zealand delegation from the two weeks of talks - see full...

“My land is not for sale.” One First Nation’s fight to save ancestral forest

Blog entry by Marie Moucarry | September 25, 2015

The Broadback Valley is one of the last intact forests in Quebec, Canada. For hundreds of kilometres, there’s not a road, not a clearcut, not a mine, not a power line, not a pipeline…just pure wilderness. And without protection,...

7,400 miles later: What we found in the deep blue sea

Blog entry by Rainbow Warrior crew | September 24, 2015

It’s now been 60 days since the Rainbow Warrior set sail from Auckland, New Zealand, travelling far into the Pacific Ocean on a mission to expose why our tuna are going belly up.  In that time we’ve covered 7,400 miles of deep blue.

An uncharted mountain

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | September 24, 2015

It’s often said that we know more about the surface of the moon than the bottom of the oceans, and we recently learned first hand how true that is. First mate Fernando was on the bridge early one morning. He works the...

You asked Outdoor brands if they use PFCs. Guess what? They answered!

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | September 24, 2015

Last week we started an amazing quest. It’s been thrilling to see how thousands of supporters, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts asked their favourite outdoor brands a very simple and straight question:   “Which of your products...

A letter to Tangaroa, God of the sea

Blog entry by Rosalind Atkinson | September 23, 2015

Tangaroa. Atua of the oceans. This is not a structured argument. It's not an informative 101 on fisheries management. It's an apology, and an expression of my own grief, and a love letter. Some humans have forgotten some things. ...

Renewable energy for all. Is it possible?

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | September 23, 2015

A world powered 100% by renewables seems like a faraway fantasy. But is it actually possible? "100% renewables!" It's a buzz-phrase that loves being thrown around by environmentalists, passionate protesters and science...

Shark identification, with a little help from our friends

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | September 22, 2015

Last week in the Pacific high seas, we busted a Taiwanese longliner fishing illegally . The case sent shock waves around the region and the tuna industry. Taiwan’s Fisheries Agency agreed to meet with our colleagues in Taiwan after...

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