Saving beaches, wildlife and climate: a Greenpeace Community update
Here’s a snapshot of the latest activity from community-led campaigns for the environment!19 May 2022
Imagine an economy of peace
This is your invitation today to explore our collective imagination – envisioning a world that is peaceful, fairer, healthier, greener and more, by transforming our economic system as a first…17 May 2022
How Bitcoin is fueling the climate crisis and a software change that could clean it up
Bitcoin uses an outdated technology called proof-of-work to validate transactions. This proof-of-work method, at least as it currently operates, uses massive amounts of energy, and is a huge source of…13 May 2022
Spills, explosions and looming disasters: the last thing the world needs is more oil
This year didn’t start well. In January, off the coast of Thailand, thousands of litres of oil leaked into the sea from an underwater pipeline courtesy of Chevron’s subsidiary. The resulting spill blackened waters…11 May 2022
Join the movement to support the Reuse Revolution!
We can’t landfill or recycle our way out of the waste and climate crises. One of the big system shifts we need is to move from throwaway mode towards choosing…6 May 2022
New Zealanders love the ocean. So why isn’t the government doing more to protect it?
New Zealanders love the ocean. So why isn't the government doing more to protect it? A strong Global Ocean Treaty protecting 30% of the world's oceans by 2030 would be…5 May 2022
A seamount is a seamount, no matter what Sealord tells you
Seamounts, or underwater mountains, are biodiversity hotspots and home to a stunning array of deep sea marine life. Every seamount should be protected not just the tall ones.3 May 2022
Limits to Growth: 50 years later
Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Greenpeace, and this year the 50th anniversary of a book that set much of the ecological agenda for the five decades since: The Limits…3 May 2022
Greenpeace joins legal action on greenwashed Kapuni hydrogen fertiliser project
Greenpeace has filed notice to be heard as an Interested Party on a legal appeal by Taranaki iwi Ngāti Ruanui opposing a Kapuni fertiliser project given approval under the Ardern…26 April 2022
There are too many cows. Halve the herd.
Since the start of the dairy boom in the 1990s, cow numbers in New Zealand have doubled. Read this op-ed to find out more26 April 2022