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  • Defending the Pacific - Part 4: The Esperanza and Goliath

    Blogpost by Greg - May 27, 2008 at 14:35

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    Tuna seiner
    Greenpeace activists deploy banner reading, "No Fish No Future" next to the world's biggest tuna fishing vessel Albatun Tres. Greenpeace has been highlighting the overfishing of tuna in the Pacific for the past two months. Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Budget 2008: What climate change?

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 22, 2008 at 15:58 1 comment

    Budget08This year's Budget - just presented by Finance Minister Michael Cullen - does not read like the Budget of a Government committed to solving climate change.

    Here's a couple of new initiatives contained therein: Read more >

    • $1 million over four years will assis...
  • Japanese police launch investigation into whale meat scandal

    Blogpost by Nick - May 22, 2008 at 7:29
    Whaling scandal
    Greenpeace Japan delivering stolen whale meat to the Tokyo Public Prosecutor's Office
    Following last week's revelation that crew members from the fleet responsible for Japan's so-called 'scientific' whaling programme had for many years been stealing an... Read more >
  • GIvE uS tHe caSh or tHe CLiMaTe gETs it!

    Blogpost by Nick - May 21, 2008 at 3:00
    Please feel free to download this poster and stick it up at home, at school or in your local café, but please ask permission first.
    Please feel free to download this poster and stick it up at home, at school or in your local café, but please ask permission first.
    While many in the NZ business sector are getting on with tackling climate change, the public face of New Zealand busines... Read more >
  • National shows true colours, and they ain't green!

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 20, 2008 at 14:06 1 comment
    climate action now
    A banner nfront of the Marsden B power station in Northland. Greenpeace ran a successful 3-year campaign against the station's recommissioning and convertion to run on coal.
    The National party has pulled its backing for the emissions trading scheme. Le... Read more >
  • It's your money they're after

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 19, 2008 at 8:35

    Here is a Greenpeace opinion-editorial running in the NZ Herald today: Read more >

    Debate image
    National Party Environment Spokesman Nick Smith debates hia party's climate change policies at a political debate onboard the Rainbow Warrior in April. Greenpeace/Sharomov
    Big busi...
  • One of the Arts of Greenpeace

    Blogpost by RobT - May 16, 2008 at 13:56

    It's more than 15 years that I've now been working for Greenpeace, and normally my work involves making the near impossible high profile projects happen on budgets that are way too small with human resources that are far too few. This is the lot of t... Read more >

  • Stolen whale meat scandal rocks Japan

    Blogpost by Nick - May 15, 2008 at 20:36


    This is more about the whale meat scandal from Brian up at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam...

    Finally, we can tell the story some of us have been sitting on for months now: the whale meat embezzlement we uncovered in Japan, in which stolen cuts o... Read more >

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