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Greenpeace responds to the G7’s Communique on climate change

Friday, 27 May 2016, 5:30 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace responds to the G7’s Communique on climate change Ise-Shima, May 27 2016 - The Ise-Shima G7 Leaders’ Communique does not reflect the urgency of the climate crisis we face, nor is it consistent with the momentum around the world since ... More >>

Lights out on Thai Union’s destructive seafood supply chain

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:39 am | Greenpeace

Indian Ocean, 25 May 2016 – Activists on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza chased a controversial vessel at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain from its moorings today, in the latest in a series of global protests against the tuna giant’s destructive ... More >>

G7 leaders must move faster on promise to decarbonise

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:26 am | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 26 May 2016 - World leaders in Japan for the G7 Summit must use the opportunity to build on last year’s commitment to decarbonise the global economy over the course of this century, says Greenpeace. Since then the Paris Agreement has been adopted ... More >>

McDonald’s and global seafood providers make move for Arctic

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:56 pm | Greenpeace

Amsterdam, 25 May 2016 -- Global brands, including McDonald’s, Tesco, Iglo, Young’s Seafood, Icelandic Seachill, alongside the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association, Fiskebåt, Russian fishing giant, Karat and Europe’s largest processor of frozen ... More >>

Government must end industrial dairying subsidies

Saturday, 21 May 2016, 5:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

21 May 2016: The latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory out today shows New Zealand's emissions are at their highest level since 1990 and have increased 23% in 24 years. More >>

Greenpeace blockade ends as Mars heads into round table

Friday, 20 May 2016, 9:12 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 16 May 2016 - Greenpeace New Zealand's Whiskas action ends as Mars heads into an industry round table in the UK on Thai Union’s troubled tuna supply. More >>

Greenpeace shuts down Whiskas’ factory

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 9:53 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Whanganui , 16 May 2016 – Greenpeace New Zealand activists have shut down the the heart of cat food giant Whiskas’ Australasian operations, after Mars confirmed to the organisation that it sources tuna from Thai Union, a seafood company that ... More >>

Greenpeace Response to MPI’s Multi-Million Dollar Hand-Out

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Responding to news today that the Ministry for Primary Industries will hand over millions of dollars to a controversial Canterbury industrial irrigation scheme, Genevieve Toop, Greenpeace’s agriculture campaigner, said: More >>

More than twice as much fish taken as reported

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:50 am | Greenpeace

Auckland, 16 May 2016 – Greenpeace is calling for an independent investigation of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in light of an explosive academic report released today, which finds that the quantity of fish caught in New Zealand is more ... More >>

Overfishing denier fails to disclose industry millions

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:39 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 16 May 2016 – Documents obtained by Greenpeace USA through two Public Records Act requests reveal that University of Washington fisheriesbiologist Ray Hilborn has received at least $3.56 million from 69 fishing, seafood and other industry ... More >>

Greenpeace NZ demands investigation into ‘cover-up’ of death

Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:07 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 13 May: Greenpeace is today calling for an immediate independent investigation into the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), following extremely serious allegations that the government department covered up the death of a Māui dolphin. More >>

Six Tonnes of Dairy Sewage Used to Blockade ACC Office

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 8:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

May 4, 2016: Greenpeace have used six tonnes of dairy sewage to blockade ACC’s multi-storey building in the middle of Wellington. More >>

Genesis “about to face the climate fight of 2016”

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 11:10 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, April 28: This morning it’s been revealed that Genesis Energy will be keeping the coal burners on at New Zealand’s last coal-fired power station until at least 2022, despite promising to turn them off by 2018. More >>

Doomed Ruataniwha Scheme Should be Ditched by Council

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:29 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Ruataniwha irrigation scheme looks doomed, and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council should ditch it at tomorrow’s (Wednesday) council meeting, says Greenpeace today. More >>

NZ’s climate plan slammed as “a sham”

Friday, 22 April 2016, 12:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, April 22: Questions about the National Government’s fitness to lead on climate issues are being raised as Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett prepares to sign the Paris climate agreement on behalf of New Zealand tomorrow. More >>

Thai Union’s Destructive Fishing in Indian Ocean Targetted

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 1:10 pm | Greenpeace

Indian Ocean, 20 April 2016 - Greenpeace has deployed its largest and fastest vessel to the Indian Ocean in a bid to disrupt the fishing operations of industrial tuna giant Thai Union. More >>

Future access to fresh water in question

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 1:10 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, April 19: Our future access to fresh water has been brought into question by a report, published this morning, which explores how New Zealand will be affected by climate change. More >>

NZ’s climate policy is a “total bloody waste of time”

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:45 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, April 18: On the back of a report released this morning that shows the NZ Government has allowed businesses to buy fraudulent carbon credits from Russia and Ukraine, Greenpeace New Zealand has called for the linchpin of New Zealand’s climate ... More >>

Taiwan’s fisheries plagued by human rights abuses

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:31 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Taipei, 14 April 2016 - A year-long Greenpeace East Asia investigation into Taiwan’s distant water tuna fisheries has exposed Illegal shark finning, labour and human rights abuses, as well as Taiwan’s failure to adequately address issues such as ... More >>

“Huntly must close” in wake of coal company bankruptcy

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:45 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, April 14: The pressure is mounting for New Zealand’s last coal fired power-plant, Huntly, to close its two remaining coal units in the wake of news that the world’s largest private sector coal company has just filed for bankruptcy. More >>



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