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Sperm whales - deep sea leviathans

Publication | April 26, 2006 at 0:00

Of all the creatures of the deep ocean,the sperm whale probably enjoys the most legendary status. Immortalised in Moby Dick, they are a far cry from the vengeful creature that tormented Captain Ahab and his crew. Quite the reverse. It was the...

Impossible Coexistence

Publication | April 4, 2006 at 0:00

Seven years of GMO's have contaminated organic and conventional maize: an examination of the cases in Catalonia and Aragon.

Roadmap to Recovery: A Global Network of Marine Reserves

Publication | March 21, 2006 at 0:00

In this report we present a design for a global network of high seas marine reserves. Marine reserves are highly protected areas that are off limits to all extractive and destructive uses, including fishing. They are the most powerful tool...

Industrial whaling factsheet

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Call me Ishmael...! Whaling folklore speaks of tradition, of the noble hunt, of man pitting his wits against the ferocious sea and against mighty intelligent leviathans. But the history of whaling is far from glamorous, far from something to...

Tradition, culture & science

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

In recent years, Japan’s pro-whaling lobbyists have deployed a series of excuses for continuing the hunt, despite the existence since 1986 of a global commercial whaling moratorium. First comes science: to gather much needed data, they claim, in...

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Climate change and agriculture in New Zealand

Publication | November 2, 2005 at 0:00

Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing the planet and the sector that will suffer the most is agriculture. Even now, effects are being felt in New Zealand and globally, but its only a taste of things to come. Impacts...

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

Publication | October 17, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace notice of appeal on Marsden B to the Environment Court

Marsden B Legal Submissions

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand made submissions on the proposal by Mighty River Power Ltd (MRP) to repower Marsden B power station using coal. These oral submissions are made in support of its original submission, and are also made on submitters who also...

Greenpeace submission against Marsden B

Publication | July 26, 2005 at 0:00

Opening Submissions of Counsel for Greenpeace New Zealand on applications by Mighty River Power Ltd for Resource Consents to Repower Marsden B Power Station with Coal

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