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No New Oil or Coal Petition

Action | August 3, 2010 at 14:22

Say no to new oil or coal mining in Pure NZ

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Greenpeace NZ reiterates need to move 'beyond petroleum,' as BP stations shut down in...

Press release | July 27, 2010 at 0:00

Following Greenpeace UK's successful action against BP's petrol stations in London (see below), Greenpeace is reminding the New Zealand Government that, like BP, it needs to move beyond the prevailing 19th century mindset regards fossil fuels.

An eyewitness account of the Gulf of Mexico deep sea oil disaster

Blog entry by Mike Smith | June 6, 2013

John Wathen is an award winning photojournalist who recently toured Aotearoa recounting his experience both on the ground and in the air documenting the catastrophic 2011 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. John flew out over the gulf...

It’s arithmetic: $4.5 billion is small change for BP

Blog entry by Mark Floegel | November 18, 2012

Let me apologise in advance for all the numbers that follow, but they’re important. Eleven men died on Deepwater Horizon the night BP's Macondo well blew out in April 2010.  It's one number we shouldn't forget and no number can be...

How big oil tries to win us over using stealth tactics

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | June 13, 2014

What does it take to run a successful, modern oil company? You'd be forgiven for thinking it's just drills, pipelines, and lawyers. But there's an even more crucial element - the trust and approval of people like you and me. One...

One Year Anniversary of BP oil disaster

Blog entry by Lamar Billups | April 21, 2011

First I would like to thank Greenpeace for allowing me the honor of writing a blog for the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster. You are the best and on behalf of the millions of people on the gulf, we thank you for the...

Who's going to defend the Arctic?

Blog entry by jamie | January 20, 2011

The masters at Marvel comics would struggle to find bad guys worse than these. Take two of the world’s biggest environmental villains – Russian Rosneft (special powers: oil leaks. 7,526 in 2009 alone ) and British BP (special...

Where's all the oil gone?

Blog entry by Dave | October 5, 2010

The Arctic Sunrise is currently alongside in Galveston Texas – the winches and other equipment that was used on the most recent leg have been craned off, and out on deck, a whole lot of new equipment is being welded on for the...

Update on oil spill from Jessica in Gulf Port, Mississippi

Blog entry by nick | July 9, 2010

Greenpeace Activist Jessica Miller gives an update from the beach in Gulf Port, Mississippi. People swim in the water next to rocks covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

We rebrand BP - can you do better?

Blog entry by Kathy | May 21, 2010

Our compatriots in the UK have launched a groundbreaking new competition, inviting designers, industry experts, and members of the public, to redesign oil giant BP’s logo to better reflect the company’s modus operandi.   The...

Listen up Gerry

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 13, 2011

Don't think we never agree with government agencies. Yesterday, we did - when the final report from the US National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill came out. Essentially, it's what Greenpeace and other...

Nine questions UK MPs should ask Shell about its Arctic drilling

Blog entry by Bex | March 14, 2012

Today, we’re in for a treat – another glimpse into the fantastical world of the Arctic oil spill response plan writer.  Shell and Cairn Energy – who have both tried to use brute legal force to obstruct public scrutiny of their...

Earth's hideous wooly jumper

Blog entry by nyoung | August 30, 2010

Leila, climate campaigner on the Esperanza , writes from the Arctic... Can you believe the Esperanza has been in the Arctic for a week now? When we arrived the sea was a millpond and the sky clear and spectacular with sunsets...

Danish Navy Seals ready to meet our ship?

Blog entry by nyoung | August 18, 2010

Ben Stewart, comms officer onboard the Esperanza writes... Well I have to say, I didn’t expect that. Yesterday afternoon I was on the rowing machine at the back of the ship as we bobbed along somewhere north of Scotland when...

I survived Glastonbury

Blog entry by Kathy | July 9, 2010

Wayne Coyle of Flaming Lips and me! People were very excited when i told them I'd been asked to be the Greenpeace press officer at Glastonbury 2010 . "You jammy cow!" / "how did you pull that off?!?" /  "you are about to have...

10 simple ways to use less oil

Blog entry by nick | July 8, 2010

This entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil, and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments: 1.

Social media can save the planet

Blog entry by nick | May 26, 2010

Don't believe it? Just look at the recent success of the Kit Kat campaign - a social media based campaign that finally convinced Nestlé to commit to removing products coming from rainforest destruction from its supply chains. ...

Where is the Esperanza going? We're not saying... yet

Blog entry by nyoung | August 13, 2010

Lisa Vickers aboard the Esperanza in the UK writes... I’m on the Greenpeace’s ship Esperanza and we're leaving London today. I can’t tell you where we’re going yet, but I can tell you that we are off to confront the oil...

Oily people point to a dirty reality

Blog entry by Jay Harkness | July 26, 2010

The pictures coming from the Gulf of Mexico are horrible; birds covered in oil, enormous plumes of crude lying just below the surface; thousands of barrels worth of oil gushing into the sea each day. And beaches covered in the stuff.

PETITION: Sign the deep water oil drilling in NZ waters

Blog entry by nick | June 10, 2010

Imagine if the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster happened in NZ waters. It would stretch from Wellington to Christchurch and would devastate our coastline and fisheries for decades. This is now a very real risk as the...

Brownlee and oil – relics of a dying age

Blog entry by sboxer | June 2, 2010

In the film Amazing Grace  set in the 19th century there is a scene where the British Parliament is debating the end of slavery. Members of that Parliament argue that the end of slavery would have massive economic impacts that would...

Oily people at Muriwai

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:38

Greenpeace volunteers at Muriwai beach covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

Oily people at Muriwai

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:46

Harold Phillips, along with 19 other Greenpeace supporters at Muriwai beach who covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

Trevor Kaukau and the oily people at Muriwai beach

Image | July 25, 2010 at 11:51

Trevor Kaukau, who along with 19 other Greenpeace supporters at Muriwai beach covered themselves in 'oil' to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

Oily people at Muriwai

Image gallery | July 26, 2010

Oily people

Video | July 25, 2010 at 9:00

Greenpeace volunteers covered in 'oil', at Muriwai beach' send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

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