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Legal opinion on the proposed Crown Minerals Act amendments

Publication | May 6, 2013 at 13:08

The Government has proposed amendments to the Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land)Bill, including proposed new offences applicable in the exclusive economic zone. This opinion finds that the proposed amendments to the Crown Minerals...

Ocean Expeditions 2012

Publication | February 21, 2013 at 2:57

In 2012, the Rainbow Warrior undertook a 9-week expedition through the Indian Ocean's fishing grounds, and the Esperanza undertook a 3-week expedition in Pacific Commons Area 1 and the EEZ of Palau. Both expeditions documented fishing operations;...

The Future is Here: New Jobs, New Prosperity and a New Clean Economy

Publication | February 11, 2013 at 4:00

The World is witnessing a historic, global shift in the way we power our homes our businesses and our economies. Climate change is here. How we respond is the only question that remains.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Publication | August 27, 2012 at 13:17

Sea ice is frozen sea water that waxes and wanes in response to the cooling and warming of the Arctic throughout the year. The ice pack reaches its greatest extent at the end of the winter, during March, and its lowest point at the end of...

Save the Arctic Petition

Publication | August 3, 2012 at 10:09

Polar ice is vital for cooling the planet but the Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth. Without the ice, polar bears and other wildlife cannot survive. As the ice retreats, oil giants like Shell are moving in. An oil spill...

Annual Impact Report 2011

Publication | July 2, 2012 at 13:00

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How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | April 18, 2012 at 2:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Defending Our Pacific

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:13

Summary of findings from the Esperanza's expedition, September - December 2011.

Changing Tuna

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:04

The global tuna industry is undergoing a period of rapid transformation.

Out Of Our Depth: Deep-sea oil exploration in New Zealand

Publication | December 11, 2011 at 14:08

- A sea change in government strategy - Safety concerns - The risks of deep-sea oil - Where is deep-sea oil exploration taking place in New Zealand? - International oil companies in the dock

The carbon cost of palm kernel expeller

Publication | December 4, 2011 at 6:40

Fonterra’s use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) could hide a large source of unaccounted climate emissions, making a significant contribution to the carbon footprint of its milk products - palm products are typically grown on cleared rainforest or...

Sealord poster

Publication | August 29, 2011 at 15:14

Help get the message out. Download the poster, print it off and stick it up on the noticeboard or somewhere else suitable.

IPS test results

Publication | August 25, 2011 at 9:00

IPS, which carried out the tests for Greenpeace on Cottonsoft products, is a heavyweight independent testing lab used by major companies in the international paper industry like Kimberly-Clark, SCA, International Paper and Procter & Gamble. The...

Annual Report 2010

Publication | July 11, 2011 at 11:14


The Silent Energy [R]evolution

Publication | June 23, 2011 at 18:54

A new analysis of the global power plant market launched by Greenpeace International shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology. In addition, renewable energy expanded rapidly, to...

Save our beaches from oil disaster

Publication | March 23, 2011 at 16:21

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee was issuing permits for deepwater exploration to be...

Charting A Course Towards Sustainable Pacific Tuna Fisheries (WCPFC 7)

Publication | November 23, 2010 at 14:33

The 7th meeting of the WCPFC has the opportunity to show global leadership in precautionary and ecosystem-based tuna management by agreeing to implement a number of key measures that will address the deepening crisis facing the regions tuna...


Publication | November 12, 2010 at 15:07

When whaling first boomed in the 17th century, it must have seemed as though whales would never disappear. Yet, by the mid 1940s their numbers had been drastically reduced.


Publication | November 12, 2010 at 15:02

Global fish stocks are plummeting. Industrial fishers are using increasingly sophisticated technology to locate and catch more and more fish. They’re outstripping nature’s ability to replenish the seas.

FACTSHEET: Genetic Engineering

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 14:56

Genetic engineering in our food and environment is unnecessary, unpredictable and poses serious threats to ecosystems and risks to our health.

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