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  • Government looks set to back down on mining Schedule 4 land

    Blogpost by nick - July 19, 2010 at 18:49

    March Against MiningWhen the Government announced plans to mine some of New Zealand's best conservation land,  New Zealanders made submissions in unprecedented numbers and marched in record numbers.

    We'll know for sure tomorrow but it looks very much like they've listen... Read more >

  • A time-lapse history of nuclear explosions

    Blogpost by nick - July 19, 2010 at 8:47 1 comment

    MapThis is frightening.

    Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Al... Read more >

  • The latest chapter in the Nuclear Pacific tale

    Blogpost by bunny - July 19, 2010 at 6:06 2 comments
    Outhouse over lagoon on Rongelap island.

    Many times I have been on the phone or at a gathering of our Greenpeace supporters and one has said to me "Thanks you so much for all that you do, you are so brave! I wish I could be out there with you". I've never quite known how to respond to this... Read more >

  • Climategate- the showdown

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 16, 2010 at 7:00
    Climate Debate (C) Greenpeace / Cumming
    Climate Debate (C) Greenpeace / Cumming

    It wasn't quite pistols at dawn, but in the softly-softly world of climate science, it was definitely a show down.  Some of the key players in the "Climategate"  scandal gathered in central London last nigh... Read more >

  • nzfilmHere's four links to films about the Rainbow Warrior and the nuclear free Pacific campaign.

    When a Warrior Dies

    A documentary on the aftermath of the bombing and the efforts by Greenpeace and sculptor Chris Booth to create a remembrance monument.

     ... Read more >

  • Remember the Rainbow Warrior and the Marshall Islands

    Blogpost by nick - July 10, 2010 at 9:27
    Rainbow Warrior II
    Rainbow Warrior II

    Today is the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service in Auckland’s Marsden Wharf. It is the day we remember our colleague Fernando Pereira who was killed in the attack. He was just... Read more >

  • I survived Glastonbury

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 9, 2010 at 10:58

     

    Wayne Coyle of Flaming Lips with me!
    Wayne Coyle of Flaming Lips and me!

    People were very excited when i told them I'd been asked to be the Greenpeace press officer at Glastonbury 2010 . "You jammy cow!" / "how did you pull that off?!?" /  "you are about to have the time of your ... Read more >

  • Talking fish and wailing whales

    Blogpost by Phil - July 9, 2010 at 10:32

    "Read my lips."Life in the ocean is not as serene as it seems according to two news reports this week.

    A marine scientist at Auckland university, who has been eavesdropping on fish says he has proof that they “talk” to each other. Meanwhile, in the North Atlantic ... Read more >

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