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Greenpeace confirmed today that the Dominican government was "held ransom" by Japan over its vote on the failed South Pacific Whale Sanctuary proposal at International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting this week in Adelaide, Australia.
The failure of a proposal from the New Zealand and Australian Governments for a South Pacific Whale Sanctuary was a short-term victory for desperate Japanese politics but did not spell the end for the proposal, Greenpeace said today.
The Japanese Government's latest bid to exclude Greenpeace from the 52nd meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has been overwhelming quashed at today's IWC meeting in Adelaide. Only Norway, Japan and Carribean nations supported...
Greenpeace will today present the Hon. Sandra Lee, Minister of Conservation a petition containing 104,223 signatures calling for the establishment of a Global Whale Sanctuary.
Greenpeace today defended the claims of a wide coalition of international environmental groups that the Kyoto Protocol was headed for the rocks unless loopholes were closed.(1)
The New Zealand Government’s announcement today - that they may advocate within a year for a global moratorium on fishing for toothfish - could be too late for toothfish in the Southern Ocean, said Greenpeace.
Advanta, the company at the centre of the current storm over GE crop contamination in Europe, has moved some of their seed production facilities to New Zealand, so as to maintain GE purity, Greenpeace revealed today.
Greenpeace's updated and revamped toxics map is up and running. Hot on the heels of the New Zealand Government signing the Stockholm Convention, an international treaty which aims to eliminate deadly dioxins, Greenpeace has launched its...
New Zealand has the potential to meet its energy needs from wind power, but is so far failing to meet this opportunity, Greenpeace stated today at the New Zealand Wind Energy Association conference in Wellington. At the conference, Greenpeace...
As at least the first fifty countries are expected to sign a Protocol on Biosafety (1) in Nairobi today, including the New Zealand delegation, Greenpeace International is calling for a trade ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), at least...
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