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Greenpeace Climbers Leave Arctic Oil Drilling Rig

Press release | April 12, 2015 at 10:14

The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Six Greenpeace Climbers Scale Shell’s Arctic-Bound Oil Rig

Press release | April 7, 2015 at 7:20

Six Greenpeace Climbers Scale Shell’s Arctic-Bound Oil Rig 6 April 2015, Pacific Ocean: Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the...

Oil bigwigs to be confronted by human suffering

Press release | March 30, 2015 at 10:25

Dozens of Greenpeace activists will be poised outside entrances to a major petroleum conference this morning holding mural-sized photographs that depict the human and animal suffering of climate-related crises.

Auckland City Shaken By Thousands Of Protest Drummers

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 22:29

Thousands of people from around the country brought drums along to a protest march in order to bang home a message to visiting oil executives that deep sea oil drilling is not acceptable in New Zealand.

Auckland Council Deluged with Hundreds of Thousands of Emails Ahead of Controversial...

Press release | February 4, 2015 at 12:44

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deep sea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow.

New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Press release | January 30, 2015 at 11:18

An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched.

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).

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...

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