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Violence against Indigenous peoples destroys our common home

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Violence against Indigenous peoples destroys our common home

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Violence against Indigenous peoples destroys our common home In May this year, two brothers, Vázquez and Agustín Torres, were murdered near Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. They were Wixárika (Huichol) leaders, working to preserve their land from incursion by cattle ranchers and drug cartels. This tragedy […]

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Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly 700,000 concerned people from around the world, but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna […]

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Historic day at the UN: Nuclear weapons are now banned under international law

By   /  July 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Historic day at the UN: Nuclear weapons are now banned under international law

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Historic day at the UN: Nuclear weapons are now banned under international law Today at the UN Headquarters in New York, a global treaty banning nuclear weapons has been adopted.  This is an historic moment: according to the treaty, to possess and develop nuclear weapons […]

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How much longer can we take our water for granted?

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on How much longer can we take our water for granted?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: How much longer can we take our water for granted? The first message I sent home from New Zealand was about tap water. Sounds weird. True story. Having spent the previous five years drinking London water (you know, the kind of hard water that means […]

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Battle of the parodies – Fonterra answers Greenpeace video spoof with parody of its own

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Battle of the parodies – Fonterra answers Greenpeace video spoof with parody of its own

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Battle of the parodies – Fonterra answers Greenpeace video spoof with parody of its own “OMG – Dairy Bosses discover climate change – 20 years too late” Hot on the heels of Greenpeace’s parody video about Pure Dairy, the industry leadership has countered with a […]

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Pure Dairy. Pure Fiction – A Parody

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Pure Dairy. Pure Fiction – A Parody

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Pure Dairy. Pure Fiction – A Parody How Greenpeace is using satire to call out NZ Dairy Bosses on their outrageous billboard. You can’t miss it. Even at night. The Fonterra billboard bores down through your windscreen with sunny insistence. It strikes you the moment […]

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School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership When farming organisations start using children as human shields you know they’ve reached a new level of desperation. I think we might have arrived at despo-con3. Achieved when DairyNZ decided to employ school kids as a new line […]

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After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change? Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever? For years, the seafood industry has profited from forced labour, illegal fishing, ocean destruction and the needless slaughter of marine life. […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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