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  • 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 >

  • A new home for Greenpeace New Zealand

    Blogpost by RobT - April 24, 2008 at 11:28
    Akiraho Street April 2008 (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR
    The new Greenpeace NZ building in Akiraho Street, Mount Eden, Auckland April 2008 (C) GREENPEACE / TAYLOR
    Hi there, My name's Rob Taylor, I normally work as a Greenpeace international action and logistics coordinator or project manager, I was asked at ... Read more >
  • With friends like the Flat Earth Society ...

    Blogpost by Nick - April 22, 2008 at 13:20

    Flat EarthersThis is pretty amusing...

    We at the Flat Earth Society have spent so many years out in the cold, shunned by Government, science and most of society.

    But on Friday night a glimmer of hope appeared for us in the form of the climate sceptic group, the NZ C... Read more >

  • Dove Onslaught(er)

    Blogpost by Nick - April 22, 2008 at 6:18 1 comment

    This video supports a campaign being run by Greenpeace in Europe against the use of palm oil by Unilever, the makers of Dove beauty products.

    Unilever are buying palm oil from suppliers who destroy Indonesia's rainforests....

    Talk to Dove before th... Read more >

  • End of the tour but the fight goes on

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 16, 2008 at 16:10 3 comments
    Waving goodbye to the Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Waving goodbye to the Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Six weeks ago I packed my trunk in my bedroom in Grey Lynn Auckland, boarded a bus and rode downtown to Princes Wharf. There I walked up the gangway of the Rainbow Warrior. It was hot, late summer... Read more >

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