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  • Sign On - There is no planet B

    Blogpost by Nick Young - May 22, 2009 at 12:31

    The world is on the brink of runaway climate change and it's time to get serious.

    That's why this year, Greenpeace has launched the most urgent, ambitious and important campaign we've ever run.  It's called Sign On and you're looking at it.

    We're aski... Read more >

  • VIDEO: GE Rice

    Blogpost by nick - May 21, 2009 at 5:17 2 comments

    An important Public Service Announcement from Your Government and The Biotech Industry (represented here by chemical giant Bayer) pronouncing the benefits of Genetically Modified Rice strain - LL62. Barely tried and barely tested this GE Rice is c... Read more >

  • One day if we're really lucky

    Blogpost by nick - May 14, 2009 at 6:37 1 comment

    One day, if we get it right, and we're lucky, humans will be able to look back and talk about 'the carbon age'. Starting with the industrial revolution, and ending at the end of this century, well be able to count the total amount of carbon we release... Read more >

  • Palm oil action in Finland

    Blogpost by nick - May 13, 2009 at 10:51 1 comment

    Before most of us even had our first cup of coffee this morning, 32 activists from Finland and Sweden were up and taking action at a palm oil diesel refinery in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company that is largely owned by the Finnish g... Read more >

  • Greenpeace opens seafood restaurant

    Blogpost by nick - May 6, 2009 at 10:01 8 comments


    ‘Has catching this fish impacted endangered species?’ ‘Is the population of this species still healthy or has it been overfished ?’

    Far too often we're left left without answers to these questions and others when trying to find out if seafood produ... Read more >

  • Pink Floyd, a haka and a boat called hope

    Blogpost by nick - May 5, 2009 at 14:23 3 comments

    Greenpeace NZ staff doing a haka Read more >

    The Esperanza in Auckland (C) Greenpeace / Polakovic
    The Esperanza in Auckland (C) Greenpeace / Polakovic
    Today the Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in Auckland. It's always good to see one of the ships, catch up with old friends aboard, hear their tales from the high seas and share a beer in the me...
  • Petropolis

    Blogpost by nick - May 5, 2009 at 5:00 3 comments


    In a nice mix of cutting-edge and good ole traditional bearing witness, Greenpeace launched a 43 minute documentary this past weekend on the Canadian Tar Sands called Petropolis. It is a non-traditional documentary (less than 5 minutes of dialogue) th... Read more >

  • Gareth Morgan on climate change

    Blogpost by nick - May 4, 2009 at 8:56 8 comments

    This is a worth a watch. Gareth Morgan investigates "who is right about climate change". It's no surprise that his conclusion is that human caused global warming is the cause but it's good to see someone from the conservative finance sector coming ou... Read more >

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