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Greenpeace closing down Statoil office now

Press release | December 10, 2014 at 8:05

Wellington, 10 December 2014 - This morning Greenpeace activists are barricading shut Statoil’s new Wellington office before the Norwegian oil giant has fully opened for business.

Pacific Tuna Management a Void

Press release | December 5, 2014 at 19:20

Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to fill the void created by the Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)’s failure to manage Pacific tuna fisheries. “In the absence of any real action at this week’s WCPFC talkfest, the...

Greenpeace calls on WCPFC to ban FADs and high seas fishing

Press release | December 1, 2014 at 11:52

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect the economic and environmental sustainability of key Pacific tuna stocks as major tuna interests meet in Apia for the 11th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

EPA must refuse phosphate mining application: our final submission

Press release | November 18, 2014 at 14:45

Press Release – KASM, Greenpeace, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition. The New Zealand Environmental Protection Agency should refuse an application to mine phosphate from the deep seabed in the Chatham Rise, because of the damage it will cause to...

Chatham Rise mining could have impacts on whales, dolphins, EPA told

Press release | October 21, 2014 at 11:05

Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today.

Deutsche Bank under pressure as Chinese Government joins Greenpeace, condemning...

Press release | October 17, 2014 at 9:11

Beijing / Hong Kong, 15 October 2014 – The Chinese government has criticized as “misleading” a bungled initial public offering (IPO) that Deutsche Bank organised for one of China’s largest tuna longline companies. The IPO has been suspended after...

LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell, after one million people respond to Save the...

Press release | October 10, 2014 at 9:00

Following a Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement [1] this morning committing to ‘not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell’. This decision comes a month after Shell submitted plans to the US administration showing it’s once again...

Fishing boat branded ‘illegal’ as Greenpeace demands Korea stop unlawful catch.

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 10:29

Busan, South Korea, 7 Oct 2014 – Protesting the arrival of the Korean flagged fishing vessel Insung 3 in Busan today, Greenpeace accused the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant...

'Oily' people greet Petroleum Summit diners

Press release | October 1, 2014 at 19:37

Greenpeace activists smeared in fake oil have greeted guests arriving at the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit dinner this evening.

Greenpeace disrupts Simon Bridges' speech to oil industry

Press release | October 1, 2014 at 9:33

Greenpeace activists have disrupted the opening speech by Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges at the Petroleum Summit in Auckland this morning.

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