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Sign On

Action | January 13, 2011 at 13:13

Sign On to support a 40% by 2020 emission reduction target for New Zealand

100,000 Join the Sign On cast of thousands

Press release | August 26, 2009 at 21:52

Over 100,000 New Zealanders have joined the Greenpeace Sign On campaign, which aims to generate an unprecedented level of support for John Key to sign on to a 40 per cent by 2020 emission reduction target at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in...

Supermarkets failing our fisheries

Press release | May 7, 2009 at 22:37

Claims today by New Zealand supermarkets that they are doing enough to ensure that the seafood they sell is from sustainably managed fisheries just don’t stack up, says Greenpeace.

Prime Minister Must Be Fishing In Some Other Ocean

Press release | May 6, 2009 at 0:00

Government claims today that New Zealand's oceans are "teeming with fish" and that the quota management system (QMS) is working are rubbish, says Greenpeace (1).

While Stocks Last - New Zealand Supermarkets And The Future Of Seafood

Press release | May 6, 2009 at 6:40

Supermarkets risk a backlash from concerned customers if they don't stop selling unsustainably-caught fish, Greenpeace is warning. New Zealand-caught species such as orange roughy have already been taken off the shelves of supermarkets in...

While Stocks Last

Publication | May 6, 2009 at 0:00

'While Stocks Last' is a report, commissioned by Greenpeace. It exposes a disturbing picture of New Zealand's commercial fisheries and seafood sector. It makes a link between the sustainability of our fisheries and the procurement policies of our...

Greenpeace Criteria for Sustainable Fisheries

Publication | March 13, 2009 at 0:00

What does sustainable mean? Which criteria defines if a fishery is sustainable? In simple terms, a sustainable fishery is one whose practices can be maintained indefinitely without reducing the targeted species’ ability to maintain its...

Climate challenge even greater after UN meeting in Bonn

Feature story | June 19, 2009 at 0:19

As another round of climate talks limps to a close in Bonn, Germany, and the UN Climate Summit to be held in Copenhagen this December draws closer, it’s a good opportunity to take a look at the progress (or otherwise) that’s been made so far…

Copenhagen a cop-out

Feature story | December 19, 2009 at 7:54

Two years has passed since world leaders promised all of us a deal to stop climate change. After two weeks of UN negotiations, politicians breezed in, had dinner with the Queen, a three hour lunch, took some photos and then delivered what could...

Greenpeace – Yes Men spoof newspaper declares climate deal

Feature story | June 19, 2009 at 0:28

Readers of a free copy of the International Herald Tribune in Brussels today may have done a double take when they saw headlines like “Markets Soar on News of Copenhagen Climate Deal” and “Atmosphere Named World Heritage Site.” That’s because the...

New leadership for Greenpeace International

Feature story | June 11, 2009 at 22:30

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International in November 2009, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Copenhagen climate negotiations kick off

Feature story | December 7, 2009 at 0:00

The countdown is over and the time for excuses has run out. More than 15,000 delegates from around the world have gathered in Copenhagen for the most important meeting of our time. Next week, they will be joined by over 100 heads of state,...

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 0:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Swimming towards a coal ship

Feature story | June 22, 2009 at 0:00

After a 19 hour stand-off the climbing team on the mast of the E.on coal ship have been served an injunction and are now coming down.

Climate change

Hub | December 19, 2006 at 22:51

Suicidal Tuna Fisheries

Feature story | May 11, 2009 at 0:00

The Turkish government has set its own catch limit for the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna - in total disregard for internationally agreed quotas and scientific advice.

Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 15, 2009 at 0:00

This week we have created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden.

Grey Lynn festival

Blog entry by Lissy Fehnker | November 30, 2009

Sign On was out in force at Saturday’s Grey Lynn festival in Auckland, with heaps of people turning up to paint personalised placards for the march up Queen Street on Saturday. I’d never been to a Grey Lynn festival before, let...

Keisha responds to Key

Blog entry by Keisha Castle-Hughes | August 6, 2009

Kia ora everybody -   Nice to be back in touch with you all after so long!   It seems I've been name-dropped at the Brisbane Business Forum by none other than Mr. John Key!   After asking the crowd whether or not they had heard of me...

Top chef's quest to save our oceans

Blog entry by Kathy | May 20, 2010

Steve Logan (lft) and Al Brown outside Logan Brown It is a little known fact that Steve Logan of award-winning Wellington restaurant Logan Brown is a bit of an eco-warrior. As well as being really supportive of our...

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