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Portugese wave power station a world first

Blog entry by Nick | October 1, 2008

From a distance, they look like nothing more than thin red lines on the horizon, easily lost amid the tumbling blue of the Atlantic Ocean. But get closer and the significance of the 140m-long tubes, 10 years in the making by a British...

Japan has a new whaling commissioner

Blog entry by Nick | September 30, 2008

- Originally posted by Brian over at Greenpeace International So, Japan has a new government. For all of us who have been single-mindedly pursuing a complete end to whaling for decades now, there's only one question that matters:...

Deep Green - September 2008

Blog entry by Nick | September 30, 2008

Population : The real inconvenient truth In 1972, Ben and Dorothy Metcalfe from the budding Greenpeace Foundation in Canada attended the world's first UN Conference on the Human Environment, in Stockholm, where they succeeded...

My first week with Greenpeace NZ

Blog entry by Nick | September 29, 2008

Hello, my name is Josh (or as I said to my new colleagues here in the Greenpeace NZ office - Josselin for the more reckless). Indeed, I am French. Given that Greenpeace was moving to a new office, my first week here has been intense.

Agriculture and climate change

Blog entry by Nick | September 25, 2008

Bunny McDiarmid Originally published in the Christchurch Press By Bunny McDiarmid Executive Director - Greenpeace NZ Taking action on climate change is proving a hard thing for some to stomach in New Zealand, largely because the...

Homeless polar bears sighted in Washinton DC

Blog entry by Nick | September 25, 2008

This is a fascinating look behind the scenes of the Greenpeace US homeless polar bears campaign .

Turning down the Heat

Blog entry by Dan | September 18, 2008

This is a must watch ! Pupils at one of the schools taking part in Greenpeace’s Climate Challenge ( www.greenpeace.org.nz/theclimatechallenge ) have put together a video called “Turning down the Heat”. It’s all...

Chris Robinson, 1951 - 2008

Blog entry by Nick | September 17, 2008

Chris Robinson, Lloyd Anderson, David McTaggart, Tony Marriner and Brice Lalonde on Greenpeace vessel “Vega” before heading to Moruroa to stop a nuclear weapons test. (Originally posted by Brian Fitzgerald from Greenpeace...

A frog amongst Kiwis

Blog entry by Nick | September 17, 2008

This is Francios Lesage at his leaving party (C) Cranston Sad news, I am leaving New Zealand in two weeks from now… but, before I go, I felt like sharing my feelings about my time here and describing New Zealand and Greenpeace through...

Creating a serious climate for change

Blog entry by Nick | September 16, 2008

This opinion piece from Bunny McDiarmid our Executive Director is published in the NZ Herald today ... When the Emissions Trading Bill passed last week, Greenpeace sighed with relief. Not so much because this particular piece of...

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