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FACTSHEET: Climate Change

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 13:37

Climate change is Greenpeace’s number one global priority. It’s the greatest environmental threat that humanity has ever faced. Unchecked it will adversely affect human society and the world’s biodiversity on an unprecedented scale.

Oceans Advocates

Publication | October 28, 2010 at 11:02

Following a seminal study by top marine scientists in 2001, which reported that global seafood catches had been declining since the 1980s, the news about the state of the world’s fish stocks became progressively worse.

New Zealand Orange Roughy

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 18:14

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing. The species is long-lived, slow growing and late maturing, making it extremely vulnerable to overfishing. In New Zealand, where most of the catches are now taken, the orange roughy...

Palm Kernel Expeller Q & A

Publication | September 21, 2010 at 14:26

Questions and answers covering the why Greenpeace NZ has been back to Indonesia in September 2010 , what Greenpeace wants Fonterra and the NZ Government to do, the problem with palm kernel, its connection to Fonterra, how this damages NZ and what...

Greenpeace submission to the Government’s Draft Energy Strategy Consultation (NZES) 2010

Publication | September 2, 2010 at 17:33

By Carmen Gravatt On Behalf of Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand

Bluefin tunas

Publication | August 11, 2010 at 15:40

Southern and Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks have declined dramatically since the onset of industrialised fishing. Southern bluefin are Critically Endangered, and the two Atlantic stocks are Endangered and Critically Endangered.

Retailer rejection of orange roughy

Publication | August 11, 2010 at 15:40

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing.

Greenpeace species fact sheet - hoki

Publication | August 11, 2010 at 15:40

The hoki fishery is now New Zealand’s second largest fishery, after quota cuts were implemented following a rapid downward trend in the stock size.

Defending the last ocean

Publication | August 5, 2010 at 20:09

This is the story of how our fishermen, having taken so many fish from the seas closer to home, are now venturing to the ends of the Earth in order to maintain our insatiable appetite for seafood. This is also the story of how a group of...

How Sinar Mas is expanding its empires of destruction

Publication | July 29, 2010 at 10:25

Sinar Mas group is notorious for its destruction of millions of hectares of Indonesian rainforest, peatland and wildlife habitat. Two divisions within the group lead the destruction: pulp and palm oil. Recently, the group has diversified into coal.

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