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Donors’ Deafening Silence After Republic Of Congo Green-lights Oil Exploration In Conkouati National Park

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 8:55 am | Greenpeace

Yaoundé, 26 February 2024 – Six weeks after signing a $50 million forest protection deal with donors, the Republic of Congo has given the green light to oil exploration in Conkouati-Douli National Park, the country’s most biodiverse protected area ... More >>

Greenpeace Brings Free Nitrate Water Testing To Taranaki And Waikato

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 3:54 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

This weekend, Greenpeace is conducting free drop-in water testing days to enable Taranaki and Waikato households to check their drinking water for nitrate contamination. Greenpeace head of campaigns, Amanda Larsson, says "Access to safe healthy drinking ... More >>

New Poll Reveals Widespread Distrust In Shane Jones’ Ability To Do His Job As Oceans And Fisheries Minister

Friday, 16 February 2024, 12:20 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Damning new polling data released today shows that the vast majority of New Zealanders (85%) do not trust Minister Shane Jones to look after New Zealand’s ocean and fisheries, the job he’s entrusted to do in his Ministerial position. The data collected by ... More >>

No Time To Lose For Ocean Protection As Species Face Extinction

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 1:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says the need for global ocean sanctuaries on the high seas is urgent and profound, with a new report revealing nearly half of all endangered migratory animals are in decline, while one in five face extinction. Whales, sharks, rays, ... More >>

Global Heating Exceeds 1.5°C For 12 Months - Greenpeace Reaction

Friday, 9 February 2024, 9:05 am | Greenpeace

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Reacting to Copernicus ClimateChange Service EU climate service data showing the first time global warming has likely exceeded a global average of 1.5C above the pre industrial baseline across an entire year, from February 2023 ... More >>

Huge Win For The Climate In Smith Vs Fonterra Supreme Court Ruling

Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 12:19 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Supreme Court has today ruled in favour of Northland iwi leader Mike Smith’s (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu) climate case continuing to trial. The case is against Fonterra and six other big polluters, including Genesis Energy and Z Energy. In a unanimous ... More >>

Greenpeace Releases Letter On Government Plans To Override Environmental Laws

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 2:12 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Last night, Greenpeace and other civil society groups received a letter from the new RMA reform Minister, Chris Bishop, outlining the Government’s plans to repeal, replace and override the nation’s environmental protections. Greenpeace Aotearoa ... More >>

Palau First Country To Ratify Global Ocean Treaty

Wednesday, 24 January 2024, 12:31 pm | Greenpeace

Palau has become the first country to officially ratify the Global Ocean Treaty, in a move that Greenpeace Aotearoa says sets down a challenge for New Zealand to follow suit and back meaningful ocean protection. A vital tool to reverse the ocean ... More >>

Hiringa Urea Appeal Result A Loss For Climate And Freshwater But Hiringa Can Still Do The Right Thing

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 7:35 pm | Greenpeace

Today, the Court of Appeal has ruled against Greenpeace in its challenge to the High Court’s ruling to greenlight consent for hydrogen expansion of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser production at the Kāpuni factory in Taranaki, but despite this ruling, ... More >>

COP28 Signals End Of Fossil Fuels, Leaves Luxon’s Govt Looking Exposed As Climate Extremists

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 9:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

As COP28 ends with a historic signal that the era of fossil fuels is ending, Greenpeace Aotearoa says the New Zealand government has been left exposed as " climate extremists " with their plan to bring back offshore oil and gas exploration. ... More >>

More People Worried About Nature Than We Think

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 9:25 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

New research suggests that more people are worried about the breakdown of nature than we think, yet feel alone in their worries and reluctant to speak out, while also wanting strong leadership that helps the natural world. Greenpeace says these ... More >>

Billboard Calls Out Luxon, Peters And Seymour As "climate Extremists"

Monday, 11 December 2023, 8:42 am | Greenpeace

Today, in the final days of the COP28 climate talks in Dubai, Greenpeace has put a billboard up near Parliament in Wellington depicting Christopher Luxon, Winston Peters and David Seymour as "climate extremists". Russel Norman says, "With ... More >>

Two-week Protest At Sea Against Deep Sea Mining Comes To An End With Activists Undeterred

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 9:59 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace International activists have carried out the first-ever occupation against deep sea mining as part of a nearly 2-week protest in the Pacific Ocean. With a range of peaceful actions, Greenpeace protested during almost half of The Metals Company’s ... More >>

New Zealand Wins Fossil Of The Day At COP28 For Oil Exploration Plans

Monday, 4 December 2023, 10:00 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The New Zealand Government has suffered the ignominy of ‘winning’ the first Fossil of the Day award at the Dubai COP28 climate conference for its plan to overturn the ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration. "This is no joke," says ... More >>

UN Loss And Damage Fund Doomed Without Fossil Fuel Phase-out - Greenpeace Aotearoa

Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:47 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

As a new climate loss and damage fund is operationalised on the first day of the COP28 UN climate conference, Greenpeace Aotearoa is condemning the New Zealand Government’s decision to restart offshore fossil fuel exploration, which will only lead to more ... More >>

More International Embarrassment Expected For New Zealand Over Oil And Gas Ban U-turn - Greenpeace

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:14 pm | Greenpeace

New Zealand’s new Government created international headlines this week for its decision to reverse the world’s first smoking ‘generation ban’. Now another major u-turn is on the cards, as New Zealand pledges to overturn the world-leading ... More >>

Deep Sea Miners Take Greenpeace To Court For Ongoing Protest At Sea

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:23 am | Greenpeace

Would-be deep sea miners The Metals Company has launched legal proceedings against Greenpeace International for an ongoing peaceful protest at sea in the Pacific Ocean, in an attempt to silence environmental concerns about deep sea mining. NORI, a wholly-owned ... More >>

The Metals Company Threatens Greenpeace With Injunction But Activists Continue Pacific Protest

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 9:20 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wannabe deep sea miner, The Metals Company (TMC) has attempted to silence Greenpeace International’s ongoing protest in the Clarion Clipperton Zone by threatening the organisation with an injunction on Saturday, November 25. Undeterred by the threats ... More >>

Unprecedented Nitrate Contamination Map Of NZ Launched By Greenpeace With Challenge To New Agriculture Minister

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:25 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace has today launched a groundbreaking interactive map indicating nitrate contamination levels of drinking water across New Zealand, warning of health risks from the higher nitrate concentrations. The launch comes with a challenge to the ... More >>

Greenpeace Slams Poor Coalition Appointments For Oceans And Agriculture Portfolios

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:58 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is slamming the decision to give the important Oceans and Fisheries portfolio to New Zealand First after Shane " the apostle for industry" Jones landed the Oceans and Fisheries Minister appointment today - and says Christopher Luxon ... More >>





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