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Bridges Has Got to be Sacked, say Greenpeace

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:25 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The call comes after it was recently revealed that Bridges, who also holds the associate climate change portfolio, was unaware that he had allowed swathes of Department of Conservation land to be opened up to the oil and gas industry. More >>

Greenpeace Celebrating Victory

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:03 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

After nearly 400,000 of us around the world emailed P&G’s boss and thousands more campaigned in supermarkets, on the streets and on social media - they have listened. More >>

NZ energy policy: fiscal idiocy, atmospheric self-harm

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 3:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

As the IPPC report predicts dire consequences for New Zealand, our politicians talk only about ‘adaptation’ to Climate Change while carving up NZ for more fossil fuel exploration and maintaining an 'all of the above' approach to energy that even ... More >>

Government Oil Announcement Tomorrow: Greenpeace Comment

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:12 pm | Greenpeace

Commenting ahead of tomorrow’s government announcement about new oil drilling exploration areas in New Zealand, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said: More >>

A great day for whales no April Fool's joke

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:32 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 1 April 2014 – In response to the International Court of Justice ruling today that the Japanese whaling programme is not scientific [1] Karli Thomas, Greenpeace New Zealand Oceans Campaigner said: More >>

UN rules against hunting of whales 'for science'

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:25 am | Greenpeace

The Hague, 31 March 2014 – In response to the International Court of Justice ruling today that the Japanese Whaling program is not scientific [1] John Frizell, Greenpeace International whales campaign coordinator said: More >>

IPCC report: world unprepared for dangers of climate change

Monday, 31 March 2014, 1:20 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace urged world leaders to accelerate the transition to clean and safe energy as the UN climate panel issued on Monday a new warning on the looming climate chaos. More >>

Climate SOS – Greenpeace Urges End To Fossil Fuel Investment

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 11:13 am | Greenpeace

Yokohama, Japan, March 25 2014 – A climate crisis that risks peace and security can still be avoided by accelerating the clean energy revolution, Greenpeace said on Tuesday. More >>

‘Arctic 30’ to take case to European Court of Human Rights

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 9:23 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Amsterdam, 17 March 2014 - The group of Greenpeace activists and freelance journalists who collectively became known as the ‘Arctic 30’ today applied to the European Court of Human Rights requesting damages from the Russian Federation, as well as ... More >>

EU Parliament Calls For Arctic Sanctuary Around North Pole

Friday, 14 March 2014, 10:45 am | Greenpeace

The European Parliament today passed a resolution calling for a protected area around the North Pole which could ban oil companies and industrial fishing fleets from the region. The text echoes the demands of an international campaign which has attracted ... More >>

Anadarko Oil Fail is Government’s Economic Flop

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 9:31 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says the reported failure of Texan company Anadarko to find oil off both the Raglan and Otago coasts confirms the Government needs to stop supporting foreign oil companies and start backing our local clean energy industry. More >>

Mars commits to No Deforestation, exposes P&G for inaction

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 12:02 pm | Greenpeace

ars committed to remove deforestation from all of its products by the end of 2015, a move that places pressure on companies such as Procter & Gamble to set an equally ambitious No Deforestation Policy. More >>

Greenpeace “Thanks” P&G For Forest Destruction As Protest Ta

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 11:59 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace “Thanks” P&G For Forest Destruction As Protest Takes Place At Company’s HQ More >>

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathroom

Friday, 28 February 2014, 11:18 am | Greenpeace

Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal. More >>

Greenpeace Response to Government Oil Drilling Announcement

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:19 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace’s energy campaigner responded to news today that the Government will not allow New Zealanders the chance to have a say about exploratory oil drilling More >>

Mainlanders say no to deep sea oil drilling

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 2:30 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

‘Banners on the Beach’ activities attracted well over 2000 people to over 20 beaches from Golden Bay to Bluff. Estimates for the biggest crowds were Dunedin (600) Christchurch (500) and Kaikoura (350). More >>

Ban on shark finning important step

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 2:49 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wellington, 9 January 2014 – Environmental groups have welcomed new laws to ban shark finning in New Zealand waters but are disappointed it will be almost three years before they take full effect. More >>

Arctic 30 New Zealanders Return Home

Sunday, 29 December 2013, 1:43 pm | Greenpeace

The two New Zealanders who spent two months in a Russian prison following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil platform have returned home. David Haussmann and Jonathan Beauchamp are now back in New Zealand and will spend some time with their families. More >>

100 days after they were seized Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

Saturday, 28 December 2013, 7:51 am | Greenpeace

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for Paris. ... More >>

An extremely odd Christmas morning

Thursday, 26 December 2013, 12:41 pm | Greenpeace

St Petersburg, 25 December 2013 – The final chapter in the legal ordeal of the Arctic 30 began today as the group was asked to attend a meeting at Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee, where the criminal case against them is being dropped en ... More >>

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