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The Esperanza's back in the Pacific

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | November 6, 2012

The sun has just set on my first day back on board the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza. It’s been six years since I last sailed on the Esperanza for our Pacific fisheries campaign and I am glad to see how much...

Punk’s Not Dead...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 15, 2011

I've always found myself having this affinity with punk , primarily because I wasn't like many of the kids that I grew up with. I was skinny, I couldn't dance and I don't know how to play basketball. The only thing that I can brag...

Esperanza for Pacific Oceans, Pacific People, Pacific Lives

Blog entry by Duncan William, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | October 17, 2011

As a Pacific Islander onboard the Greenpeace vessel, the  MY Esperanza (Spanish for Hope), I cannot help but feel that there  is hope despite the plight facing our magnificent Pacific Ocean. This vast oceanscape has been the bridge...

Powering the plunder, fueling the fire: Tuna today, gone tomorrow

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 19, 2009 1 comment

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog The fuel tanker Fong Seong 888 refueling the purse seiner MV American Legacy. Both are owned by the Taiwanese Chen family network of Companies. The number 8 in the Chinese culture...

Fish Now, Pay Later

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 1 comment

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog Just two days ago, the Japanese purse seiner, Fukuichi Maru was pulling in its purse seine net, heavy with freshly caught tuna, when we found them fishing in area 2 of the Pacific high...

Quit coal, save the climate! 2008 campaign highlights

Feature story | January 2, 2009 at 15:33

Quit coal – save the climate. It's a simple message, but it's also an urgent one. Coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels is the single greatest contributor to the climate crisis. In 2008, we've been taking the "quit coal" message across the world...

Hi ho hi ho, to the Pacific we go!

Blog entry by fierymary | August 27, 2009

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog © Greenpeace/Hilton After being instrumental in bearing witness, along with Climate activists, at the Hay Point Coal Terminal , as well as giving support for the call of...

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