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Plastic is Everyone’s Problem, So Why Are We Focusing on Coke?

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Plastic is Everyone’s Problem, So Why Are We Focusing on Coke?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Plastic is Everyone’s Problem, So Why Are We Focusing on Coke? Coke is one of the most recognizable brands in the world and says it is committed to environmental sustainability. As the world’s largest soft drink company, Coca-Cola has a special responsibility to drastically reduce […]

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Fire and Rain

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Fire and Rain

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Fire and Rain The year 2017 may become a historic milestone where the visceral effects of global heating – extreme storms and wildfires – finally reach public consciousness.   Homeowners Access Hurricane Irma Damage – 12 Sep, 2017 Humans have known about the effects of […]

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Drinking water nitrate: a ticking time-bomb for public health?

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Drinking water nitrate: a ticking time-bomb for public health?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Drinking water nitrate: a ticking time-bomb for public health? The new Government must put people’s health first, by addressing the growing problem of farm contaminants in our water supply. Just days before our new Government was announced, Canterbury’s Chief Medical Officer of Health warned that […]

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Capitalism’s moral maze

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Capitalism’s moral maze

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Capitalism’s moral maze Life as a consumer is very different to what we’re told. We’re told it’s easy, it’s effortless. That life flows better with Visa.We’re sold an image of smash avo on toast; of beautiful, thin, white women laughing at salads; of right-angled, rugged […]

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Activists around Europe #RiseUp for a cleaner future

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Activists around Europe #RiseUp for a cleaner future

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Activists around Europe #RiseUp for a cleaner future It was only two years ago when, during the Paris Climate Conference, we displayed our first giant Sun in Paris to demand that our world leaders tackle climate change by replacing dirty fossil fuels with clean renewable […]

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The superhero two year old who represents thousands affected by the air pollution crisis

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The superhero two year old who represents thousands affected by the air pollution crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: The superhero two year old who represents thousands affected by the air pollution crisis “It was really distressing to see her working so hard to breathe. She’s so small.” It’s a parents’ worst nightmare to see their child being rushed in and out of hospital. […]

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The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons “I have been waiting for this day for seven decades and I am overjoyed that it has finally arrived,” said Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow in July, when a new treaty banning nuclear weapons was agreed at the […]

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Chevron’s Amazon Chernobyl Case moves to Canada

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Chevron’s Amazon Chernobyl Case moves to Canada

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Chevron’s Amazon Chernobyl Case moves to Canada After perpetrating what is probably the worst oil-related catastrophe on Earth – a 20,000 hectare death zone in Ecuador, known as the “Amazon Chernobyl” – the Chevron Corporation has spent two decades and over a billion dollars trying […]

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5 reasons the car industry needs to change its ways now

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 5 reasons the car industry needs to change its ways now

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 5 reasons the car industry needs to change its ways now Today the world’s biggest motor show gets underway in Germany. The Frankfurt Motorshow is the moment many of the world’s best known car manufacturers get together for a grand display of vehicles that have […]

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We shall not be moved

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on We shall not be moved

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: We shall not be moved This week, a courageous group of activists from across Europe are joining Greenpeace Poland to stop illegal logging in the ancient Białowieża Forest. Dozens of people have been chaining themselves to trees and logging machinery to stop foresters from cutting down trees […]

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Lightning Occupation of Central Plains Water

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Lightning Occupation of Central Plains Water

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Lightning Occupation of Central Plains Water We had to go for it. At the crack of dawn today, a team of our activists began an occupation of the Central Plains Water (CPW) irrigation dam. If you want to join us – we’re on Coxs Road, […]

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Hurricane Harvey and South Asia Floods: How Climate Change Kills

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey and South Asia Floods: How Climate Change Kills

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Hurricane Harvey and South Asia Floods: How Climate Change Kills Hurricane Harvey and the devastating floods in South Asia are reminders of the cost we pay for climate denial and inaction.As we speak, floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal have killed far over 1,000 people […]

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11 things political parties should do now if they are serious about climate change

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 11 things political parties should do now if they are serious about climate change

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 11 things political parties should do now if they are serious about climate change It’s the greatest challenge of our time and also a huge opportunity. Climate change is not merely an ‘environmental’ issue. It’s an existential threat to all aspects of our society and […]

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Oil companies’ Amazon Reef drilling plans in big trouble

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Oil companies’ Amazon Reef drilling plans in big trouble

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Oil companies’ Amazon Reef drilling plans in big trouble BP and Total have suffered a massive setback in their plans to drill for oil near the Amazon Reef.The companies’ joint application for a drilling permit is in crisis, after the Brazilian government rejected their environmental […]

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Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons? Looking back, one of the key moments that was to define both my professional and personal path was the moment I stepped onto the small atoll of Rongelap, in the Pacific Ocean. It was 17 […]

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The dairy farmer’s daughter who locked herself inside an irrigation pipe to protest dairy intensification

By   /  August 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The dairy farmer’s daughter who locked herself inside an irrigation pipe to protest dairy intensification

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: The dairy farmer’s daughter who locked herself inside an irrigation pipe to protest dairy intensification I’m inside a pipe on the Canterbury Plains with Olga from Greenpeace. We each have an arm secured into a tube inside a two and a half metre irrigation pipe. […]

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9 ways to reduce your plastic use

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 9 ways to reduce your plastic use

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 9 ways to reduce your plastic use We’ve all seen the headlines about the huge environmental problems caused by single-use plastics. Governments and corporations have a responsibility to take action – but what can we do to cut down our personal plastic footprints? Here’s our […]

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FAQ for September 14th Peaceful Disobedience

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on FAQ for September 14th Peaceful Disobedience

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: FAQ for September 14th Peaceful Disobedience If you’ve got loads of burning questions and want to know more then come along to one of two briefings in Christchurch on Sunday September the 3rd or Wednesday, September the 13th.   Make sure you’re registered and we’ll email […]

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How does plastic end up in the ocean?

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on How does plastic end up in the ocean?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: How does plastic end up in the ocean? We know our oceans and coastlines are choking on plastic. We’ve all seen plastic bottles, food wrappers and plastic bags polluting beaches, and been horrified by the stories of marine creatures like seabirds and whales starving when […]

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Cabbages and Kings.

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Cabbages and Kings.

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cabbages and Kings. Frogs will rain from the sky, a blight will cross the land, and white walkers will travel south of the wall. All this will come to pass. Oh and cabbages might cost more. That’s the tenor of the response of Irrigation New […]

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