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  • Social media can save the planet

    Blogpost by nick - May 26, 2010 at 5:50 1 comment

    Social media can save the planet Don't believe it? Just look at the recent success of the Kit Kat campaign - a social media based campaign that finally convinced Nestlé to commit to removing products coming from rainforest destruction from its supply chains.

    With this example... Read more >

  • We need you to help save the whales!

    Blogpost by Neha - May 25, 2010 at 15:05
    GP0DCFLike most people, there are times I feel helpless about saving the whales as I am not a politician, scientist or a crew member on the Greenpeace boats. But I am a voice, among many others, that can make a difference.

    The future of the world’s whales ... Read more >

  • We rebrand BP - can you do better?

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 21, 2010 at 8:26

    Our compatriots in the UK have launched a groundbreaking new competition, inviting designers, industry experts, and members of the public, to redesign oil giant BP’s logo to better reflect the company’s modus operandi.   The competition was launched... Read more >

  • OUCH! Nat voters say no mining schedule 4

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 20, 2010 at 8:05

    John-Darroch-Photos-0353 A Business Council for Sustainable Development survey just out shows the majority of New Zealanders oppose the Government's mining plans.

    But what’s more even more problematic for the Government is that 30% of National Party voters oppose the plans.... Read more >

  • Top chef's quest to save our oceans

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 20, 2010 at 7:09
    Steve Logan (lft) and Al Brown outside Logan Brown  
    Steve Logan (lft) and Al Brown outside Logan Brown

    It is a little known fact that Steve Logan of award-winning Wellington restaurant Logan Brown is a bit of an eco-warrior. As well as being really supportive of our pre-Copenhage... Read more >

  • UPDATED: Activists block Fonterra coal use

    Blogpost by nick - May 18, 2010 at 18:39


    Fighting Fonterra Climate Crimes
    Fighting Fonterra Climate Crimes

    This morning a team of Greenpeace activists blocked the supply of coal to the boilers of Fonterra's Clandeboye milk drying plant in Canterbury effectively halting another Fonterra climate crime.


    They dumpe... Read more >

  • Can the real John Key please stand up?

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 13, 2010 at 14:22 3 comments

    jkThere was something decidedly schizophrenic about two Government announcements made today. First, the Prime Minister foreshadowing next week’s budget with $30 million for the tourism industry. Second, Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson officially op... Read more >

  • Schedule 4 back-down won’t solve the problem

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 10, 2010 at 9:41 2 comments

    energy_and_resources_minister_gerry_brownlee_5341374244Predictably, the Government is gearing up to backtrack on some of the more extreme and unpalatable elements of its mining proposals. At a National Party regional conference in Masterton at the weekend, both John Key and Gerry Brownlee signaled they ma... Read more >

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