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  • The word is out: The Future of Energy is Renewable

    Blogpost by Caroline Chisholm - May 11, 2011 at 20:47

    Listen up, energy sceptics – today’s report from the IPCC has found that not only will renewable energy provide most of the world’s energy needs by 2050, it’s going to have an indispensable role in mitigating catastrophic climate change.

    The 90... Read more >

  • World-leading climate scientist in NZ

    Blogpost by Cindy Baxter - May 9, 2011 at 19:30

    We’re all pretty excited this week with the arrival of Dr James Hansen, climate scientist, to the shores of Aotearoa for the first time.

    Dr Hansen is probably the most famous climate scientist on the planet – he’s the one who brought the issue of cli... Read more >

  • Ban the FAD

    Blogpost by Phil Crawford - May 6, 2011 at 16:00

    Recently our supporters have been asking New Zealand’s main brands of canned tuna to stop sourcing tuna caught by methods which are killing other marine life.

    Three of the brands were quick to respond (Sealord, John West and Progressive Enterprises... Read more >

  • At dawn on Monday this week (local time), Greenpeace activists began blocking the construction of the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) being built at Flamanville, France. Two trucks were anchored to the ground, blockading the entrance carrying a... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warrior begins sampling off Fukushima

    Blogpost by nyoung - May 4, 2011 at 10:15

    It has been a frustrating few days on the Rainbow Warrior. Until Sunday we were stopped outside of Tokyo bay, waiting out bad weather, trying to find a ship’s agent to represent us and arrange entry into port to fix our broken gyro compass, and hav... Read more >

  • Marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government

    Blogpost by Ike Teuling - May 2, 2011 at 16:40

    Since the start of the Fukushima disaster I have been following the worrying developments from a safe distance in Amsterdam, but suddenly, I am on rocking ship getting closer to the disaster area every day. I joined the Rainbow Warrior a week ago i... Read more >

  • Life aboard the Stop Deep Sea Oil flotilla

    Blogpost by Vanessa Atkinson - April 28, 2011 at 18:28 3 comments

    Vanessa Atkinson is a Greenpeace NZ Climate Campaigner. She has been on board the Stop Deep Sea Oil Flotilla every day that it has been at sea off the East Cape.  This is her account of one of her days on board – Friday April 22

    Another day out on th... Read more >

  • Tiama joins the Flotilla to Stop Deep Sea Oil

    Blogpost by Henk Haazen - April 28, 2011 at 18:12 3 comments

    Henk Haazen is the owner/skipper of the yacht Tiama. He gives his perspective on the work of the Flotilla to Stop Deep Sea Oil.

    April 22 2011  

    We finally arrived at East Cape after a 750 mile, five day journey from Bluff, to join the boats of the... Read more >

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