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8 Fictional Sea Creatures Who Have Flirted with Disaster

Blog entry by John Dunford | June 6, 2014

The chicken or the egg? John or George? Could Jurassic Park actually, really happen?! Certain classic debates are enormously divisive. Thankfully though we can now put one that has long plagued humanity to bed as we bring you the ...

Is the Green Party's Climate Tax Plan Radical Enough?

Blog entry by Carmen Gravatt | June 3, 2014

On Sunday the Green Party announced a Climate Tax plan . It's a relatively bold move in the right direction but will it cut emissions fast enough?   The greatest failure of our time is political leadership on climate change.  The...

Who pays the bill for climate denialism?

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | June 2, 2014

Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel and other carbon major companies today, asking whether they believed...

The 'get lost zone' - a novel concept in international law

Blog entry by Daniel Simons | May 31, 2014

Desperate times call for desperate measures. That seems to be the thinking of Norway's petroleum ministry, which yesterday issued a highly irregular order in an attempt to bring an end to the Esperanza's peaceful protest in the Barents...

Is this the most dangerous club in the world?

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | May 28, 2014

As the thunder broiled and lightning split the sodden night sky, a team of activists from Greenpeace Netherlands scaled the giant drilling rig GSP Saturn in the port of IJmuiden to stop it leaving for the Russian Arctic. The rig...

National Party members forced to look climate change in the face

Blog entry by Gen Toop | May 26, 2014

At the National Party conference over the weekend, the Hamilton West National Party MP Tim Macindoe had a flippant response to the question of climate change.   But for the farming families of the Central North Island severe...

Turtle Recall (World Turtle Day)

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | May 23, 2014

Every day is Turtle Day when you're an ocean campaigner… When I heard it was World Turtle Day , I hatched a plan. I know that to an international audience 'turtle' covers a multitude of reptile species, but rather than getting all...

Celebrating island (wild) life

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | May 23, 2014

Today is the  International Day for Biological Diversity . That’s a bit of a mouthful, but put simply it’s a day officially set aside to celebrate the world’s wealth of wildlife. For 2014 the theme is Island Biodiversity. Isolated...

Spending a day with Shell

Blog entry by Phil Ball | May 21, 2014

Phil Ball, member of the Arctic30 confronting board and CEO of Shell at the  annual general meeting. May 20 2014, the Hague, Netherlands. Spending a day with Shell. At the Annual General Meeting of the oil major that is. Shell...

Antarctica’s Glaciers are Collapsing - Are We Ready To Pay Attention?

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | May 19, 2014

The “irreversible collapse” of glaciers in Antarctica is dominating headlines around the world this week. News outlets are breathlessly reporting that the dramatic rise in sea levels that’s now on the cards. So what does it mean?

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