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Oil protest skipper in court the same day as Rena crew, while oil washes up at Te Kaha

Press release | October 19, 2011 at 12:31

Tauranga 19 October 2011: The skipper of the te Whānau-ā-Apanui-owned fishing boat the San Pietro, which took part in the Stop Deep Sea Oil Flotilla earlier this year, appeared in the same court in Tauranga this morning as the Rena’s Captain and...

Texan corporate Anadarko postpones New Zealand deep sea drilling plans

Press release | August 5, 2011 at 17:00

Auckland August 5 2011: Greenpeace NZ is celebrating the news today that Texan corporate Anadarko has postponed plans to drill test wells off the Taranaki and Canterbury coasts this summer.

Indigenous people of Komi decide to kick Lukoil out of their lands

Blog entry by Greenpeace Feature Desk | April 4, 2014

Residents from 13 different villages in the Izhma district of Komi region gathered at a public meeting to discuss recent environmental problems caused by Lukoil, the primary oil company operating in this subarctic area. The result of...

The dangers of Arctic oil

Page | August 7, 2012 at 11:24

Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under these icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth. The risks of such an accident are ever...

The top five lessons not learnt from Deepwater Horizon

Blog entry by JulietteH | April 21, 2012

The second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster is upon us - and looking at the lessons the oil industry got from it, you’d think it never happened. Here are the most important points governments and oil companies didn’t...

Shell: Dear Greenpeace, we know where you live...

Blog entry by Bex | May 18, 2012

This morning, staff at Greenpeace New Zealand received an important-looking letter from Shell - well, Shell’s Legal Services department. Over the last 24 hours or so, identical letters have arrived at other Greenpeace offices around...

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...

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