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  • Less energy, more beer

    Blogpost by Greg - May 9, 2008 at 9:00

    Got an old beer fridge sitting out the back, slowly rusting while it keeps a few odd brews chilled?

    David Suzuki has a good idea for you...

    Fridges are on 24/7 and use up to 10% of all energy consumed in an average house. Recycle your old beer frid... Read more >

  • Global WarmingA story that could seriously damage the credibility of a broad swathe of climate change sceptics has blown up, in the wake of a new Heartland Institute list of 500 scientists whose work allegedly "undermines the idea of human-induced climate change". Read more >

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  • Something is rotten in the state of Godzone...

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 7, 2008 at 8:07 3 comments
    David Parker
    Climate Change Minister David Parker defends the Labour party's climate credentials at a recent debate onboard the Rainbow Warrior. Unfortunately for David, Helen Clark’s recent announcements have made the job all that much harder.
    ...in which our migh... Read more >
  • Defending the Pacific - Part 3

    Blogpost by Greg - May 5, 2008 at 14:32 3 comments
    lonline fishermen
    Greenpeace activists take on controversial Taiwanese longliner, Ho Tsai Fa 18, in the Pacific Ocean, 03 May 2008. Greenpeace wants this area of the high seas to become part of the first marine reserves in international waters. Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
    It... Read more >
  • Dove parody gets results on Unilever palm oil policy

    Blogpost by Nick - May 2, 2008 at 7:00
    Dove advert
    Dove advert
    The Greenpeace campaign in Europe (that started with the Dove parody) to get Unilever to stop using the rainforest damaging palm oil has returned quick results.

    Despite insisting a week ago that they wouldn’t be bounced into taking action, U... Read more >

  • Defending the Pacific - Part 2

    Blogpost by Nick - May 1, 2008 at 14:18

    From the Esperanza in the Pacific ...

    Family members sell tuna at the market in Honiara © Paul Hilton/Greenpeace
    Family members sell tuna at the
    market in Honiara © Paul Hilton/Greenpeace

    The Esperanza has just left Honiara in the Solomon Islands where I joined the ship so that we can keep you up to date on all of our... Read more >

  • An eco building shopping list

    Blogpost by RobT - April 30, 2008 at 8:01
    Akiraho Street April 2008 (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR
    Akiraho Street April 2008 (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR
    We're cleaning out the inside of the building - lots of dirty work but we've had lots of good keen volunteers down to help so we're making good progress and it's not costing too much.

    Primarily the build... Read more >

  • The omnivore's next dillemma

    Blogpost by Greg - April 28, 2008 at 9:56

    Michael Pollan - TEDIn asking himself the question, "what do I and a bumblebee have in common?" Michael Pollan, author of the Omnivore's Dilemma, hit upon a new way of looking at man's relationship with nature that could not only revolutionise the way modern food product... Read more >

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