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16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest Canada’s boreal forest is home to stunning landscapes and a spectacular array of wildlife. But corporate logging giant Resolute Forest Products wants to intimidate and silence people like you fighting to protect forests. Rather than responding to […]

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What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products This might be the biggest crisis Greenpeace has ever faced. A massive Canadian logging company, Resolute Forest Products, is trying to silence Greenpeace with baseless, multi-million dollar lawsuits. So what if Greenpeace disappeared? 
 We’re […]

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Dairy bosses plot their own demise

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Dairy bosses plot their own demise

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Dairy bosses plot their own demise You’ve got to feel sorry for the dairy leadership. Well you do. They’re in mourning. Grief is the only way to explain the strange and conflicting messages coming out of DairyNZ and the Federated Farmers over the last six […]

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How NOT to make the fashion industry more sustainable

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on How NOT to make the fashion industry more sustainable

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: How NOT to make the fashion industry more sustainable This week, representatives from all the major brands – from fast fashion retailers like H&M, Asos and Zara, through to luxury labels like Burberry and Swarowski – are gathering in Copenhagen to discuss sustainability in the […]

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The beauty of West Africa’s ocean is overwhelming

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The beauty of West Africa’s ocean is overwhelming

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: The beauty of West Africa’s ocean is overwhelming [embedded content] Sailing across the nutrient rich waters of the West African Atlantic Ocean these past two months, I have been lucky enough to see an incredible array of wildlife. Whales, dolphins and pelicans, I have met […]

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Nuclear power and the collapse of society

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Nuclear power and the collapse of society

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Nuclear power and the collapse of society On March 1 1954, on Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, the US military detonated the world’s first lithium-deuteride hydrogen bomb, a thousand times more powerful than the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs. The radiation blew downwind, to the […]

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Saving Dvinsky Forest: If companies don’t act, customers will

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Saving Dvinsky Forest: If companies don’t act, customers will

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Saving Dvinsky Forest: If companies don’t act, customers will Speaking truth to corporations has been the backbone of Greenpeace’s global forest campaign for over two decades. Putting pressure on companies buying products from forest destruction has successfully helped protect the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada, […]

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A World Without Greenpeace? How One Corporation Is Attacking Your Right to Speak for Forests

Published By   /  May 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on A World Without Greenpeace? How One Corporation Is Attacking Your Right to Speak for Forests

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: A World Without Greenpeace? How One Corporation Is Attacking Your Right to Speak for Forests Your right to speak out is being threatened right now in a dizzying variety of ways, not only by oppressive governments around the world, but also by underhanded corporations who […]

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Taitu’s first voyage as a Greenpeace boat

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Taitu’s first voyage as a Greenpeace boat

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Taitu’s first voyage as a Greenpeace boat I’m writing from on board our new crowdfunded boat Taitu after a night I’ll never forget… We arrived in Napier early this morning, after leaving Wellington on Saturday afternoon where we had a wonderful naming ceremony for Taitu. […]

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Taitu and a long history of protest in boats

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Taitu and a long history of protest in boats

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Taitu and a long history of protest in boats This is the speech I gave before the naming ceremony for our new crowdfunded boat Taitu. I love boats. Greenpeace loves boats. And as an island nation in the South Pacific, New Zealanders of diverse heritage […]

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Cut the cows – a double whammy for the environment

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Cut the cows – a double whammy for the environment

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cut the cows – a double whammy for the environment It’s often said that domestic opinion doesn’t count for much in this country. Watch though, as heads turn and lattes spill when that same opinion comes from across the water. It’s our endearing lack of […]

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Help name our new boat

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Help name our new boat

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Help name our new boat Wow – we did it! Together, we’ve bought ‘The People’s Boat’. Almost 1,000 people chipped in and together we have bought the boat that’s going to confront the Amazon Warrior – AKA, The Beast. Now we need you to give […]

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To save the climate, we must all push beyond our comfort zones

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on To save the climate, we must all push beyond our comfort zones

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: To save the climate, we must all push beyond our comfort zones I’ve always been mortified of breaking the rules. Looking back at my childhood and teens, I’m almost embarrassed by how righteously rule-abiding I’ve been. Never once got a detention in school. Never ever […]

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Our oceans, our responsibility

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Our oceans, our responsibility

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Our oceans, our responsibility For some people the oceans may seem vast – to me they are my garden and my home. For the last three decades I have spent most of my life as a sailor and a captain. So you can imagine I […]

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Is Nick Smith Minister for Magic?

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Is Nick Smith Minister for Magic?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Is Nick Smith Minister for Magic? It seems the critical issue of clean swimmable water for New Zealanders has passed into the realms of magical realism. Minister for Magic, Nick Smith waved his blue wand and wadeable rivers miraculously turned into ones you can swim […]

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Don’t get freaked by the eco

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Don’t get freaked by the eco

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t get freaked by the eco Funny how, over time, crazy weird becomes the new normal. There were certainly some nutty ideas floating around when I was a young fella studying Agricultural Economics at Lincoln University last millennium. Outlandish thoughts like growing fruit or running […]

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HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: HSBC promises to cut ties with forest-trashing palm oil companies There’s been a major breakthrough in protecting Indonesia’s forests: HSBC has committed to breaking its links to palm oil companies destroying forests and peatlands. This is a fantastic result for everyone who has been campaigning over the […]

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Our RSVP to Petroleum New Zealand

Published By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Our RSVP to Petroleum New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Our RSVP to Petroleum New Zealand Every year, New Zealand Petroleum have a conference to discuss the indutry’s future. This year, for the first time ever, they invited us! Here’s our response: . And the text is here: As Tēnā koe Cameron, I’m writing in […]

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A view from Waitangi by Mike Smith

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on A view from Waitangi by Mike Smith

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: A view from Waitangi by Mike Smith  Over the last couple of days I’ve been getting calls from friends, colleagues and media organisations wanting to know what was happening at Waitangi this year. Here’s what I’ve been telling them.  Depending on your point of view, […]

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The Amazon Reef: Brazil’s newly discovered and already threatened treasure

Published By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The Amazon Reef: Brazil’s newly discovered and already threatened treasure

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: The Amazon Reef: Brazil’s newly discovered and already threatened treasure We’ve launched a new campaign to defend the Amazon Reef, a unique and largely unknown biome that may be soon threatened by oil exploration In the far north of Brazil, where the Amazon River meets […]

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