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  • Sneak preview: End of the line

    Blogpost by Nick - January 20, 2009 at 14:12 3 comments

    End of the Line, the world’s first major documentary about the devastating effect of overfishing, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival yesterday.

    The End Of The Line - The Movie

    The doco examines the imminent extinction of bluefin tuna, brought on by increasing western demand ... Read more >

  • Save Happy Valley occupation celebrates third year

    Blogpost by Nick - January 20, 2009 at 10:23

     

    Happy Valley

    The Save Happy Valley group are celebrating the third anniversary of their occupation of the site threatened by Solid Energy's plans to strip mine the area.

    Supporters of the environmental group will tramp into the valley, north of Westport, on ... Read more >

  • Emma Thompson gets personal

    Blogpost by Kathy - January 19, 2009 at 10:58 2 comments

    Oscar winning actress Emma Thompson gets "incandescent with rage" over the UK government's plans to expand Heathrow Airport. (Thompson joined Greenpeace to purchase a piece of land right in the middle of the area earmarked for the expansion).

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  • The airplot thickens

    Blogpost by Kathy - January 15, 2009 at 7:54
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    British comedian Alistair McGowan stands at a plot of land in Sipson near Heathrow airport, site of the planned third runway project.©Jiri Rezac / GREENPEACE
    In a canny move, Greenpeace UK – along with Oscar winning actress Emma Thompson, comedian Ali... Read more >
  • Activists plan Kwilla protest against 4 Seasons

    Blogpost by gary - December 19, 2008 at 6:40 12 comments
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    When we were in Wellington on the Global Day of Action on Climate Change [6th Dec] a small group of activists in did a demo outside a store selling products produced from illegally logged Kwila in Auckland. The protest happened to coincide... Read more >
  • Meeting Paddy Hart, ex-whaler and Greenpeace activist

    Blogpost by Nick - December 18, 2008 at 13:38

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    Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting the wonderful Paddy Hart, a Dublin-born, Australian ex-whaler. "What is going on?”, you may well ask. "Is Greenpeace now consorting with whalers?". Note that I said "ex-whaler" - Paddy was in Tokyo, Japan to su... Read more >

  • A Polar Rescue

    Blogpost by Nick - December 18, 2008 at 10:05 2 comments

    The Rainbow Warrior carries out a dramatic rescue in the icy north ...

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  • NZ Good Wood Guide launched for XMAS

    Blogpost by Nick - December 17, 2008 at 15:06 1 comment

     

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    Orang-utans are an endangered forest species. We must protect the forest to save them.

    Following the release of our online shop, and to further help you in your quest for ECO gifts, today we launched the Greenpeace NZ Good Wood Guide! But wait... Read more >

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