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Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, appeared for sentencing today following action they took to stop the world’s largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil fuels off the Wairarapa Coast. Judge Arthur Tompkins in the Napier District Court reserved his decision on charges laid […]

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New seabed mining project threatens endangered whales and dolphins

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on New seabed mining project threatens endangered whales and dolphins

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace is shocked to discover that a new seabed mining exploration permit has been awarded inside a Marine Mammal Sanctuary, and is calling on the Government to reject all attempts to mine the seabed. The exploration permit, awarded to Ironsands Offshore Mining Limited, sits within the West Coast North Island Marine […]

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Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand A campaign to create the world’s biggest marine reserve off Antarctica has been given props from an unexpected quarter. The Greenpeace campaign to protect the Antarctic Ocean, backed by 1.7 million people globally, has just received unprecedented support from the vast majority of krill fishing companies operating in these waters. New […]

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Greenpeace Canada blockade reaches 30-hour mark as tar sands oil tanker pulls away from terminal

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace Canada blockade reaches 30-hour mark as tar sands oil tanker pulls away from terminal

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Vancouver, Canada – It has been 30 hours since climbers began their ascent yesterday to form a 12-person blockade on Vancouver’s Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in Canada to prevent the oil tanker Serene Sea from leaving Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Marine Terminal. The tar sands oil tanker has pulled away from the terminal and is sitting at […]

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Dairying in the Mackenzie – how far is too far?

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Dairying in the Mackenzie – how far is too far?

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand When it comes to extremes we all have different limits. And sometimes we have to reach those nasty edges to appreciate they do exist. Extremes have been reached with the mega dairy farm planned for the Mackenzie Basin. A huge industrial dairying project that’s seen 12 environmental activists arrested and dragged […]

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New water rules must ban dairy conversions says Greenpeace

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on New water rules must ban dairy conversions says Greenpeace

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace says New Zealand’s water regulations need to be updated to prevent dairy expansion and end the intensification of livestock farming across the country. Yesterday, 12 protesters locked themselves onto diggers and other machinery, disrupting the development of a new mega-dairy farm that plans to put 15,000 cows at Simon’s Pass, […]

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Twelve arrested in Mackenzie dairy expansion protest

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Twelve arrested in Mackenzie dairy expansion protest

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Twelve people have been arrested following a peaceful protest at the Simons Pass dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Country. Among those arrested was an 88 year old South Island man. 45 Greenpeace activists arrived at the site before dawn today, some locking themselves onto diggers and trucks while others deployed a […]

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Greenpeace activists unleash giant banner in Mackenzie

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace activists unleash giant banner in Mackenzie

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand As the Greenpeace occupation of a proposed mega farm in the Mackenzie goes into its third hour, activists have laid out a massive message on the tussock. The giant banner with the words “Stop Dairy Expansion” is 80 by 25 metres – about the size of a rugby field. 45 activists […]

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Greenpeace shuts down Mackenzie mega dairy conversion

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace shuts down Mackenzie mega dairy conversion

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Dozens of environmental activists have braved freezing temperatures this morning to protest at the site of a proposed mega dairy farm in the Mackenzie / Te Manahuna. Protestors have locked themselves onto diggers and other machinery, disrupting construction on a huge irrigation pipeline for the new dairy farm. The Greenpeace protest […]

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Tiny district council has opportunity to stop Mackenzie dairy conversion

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Tiny district council has opportunity to stop Mackenzie dairy conversion

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand A tiny district council in the South Island may be all that stands in the way of an industrial dairy development in the unique and fragile Mackenzie Basin. Simons Pass Station ltd, owned by developer, Murray Valentine, has applied for consents to build three dairy sheds and 14 houses for a […]

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Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Washington, DC — A new Greenpeace USA report shows how Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline, along with the fossil fuel industry advocated and lobbied for legislation in the US aimed at restricting and criminalising protest. The report also finds abuses on human rights, freedom of speech […]

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These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace activists, in solidarity with Indigenous water protectors, protest outside a Citibank branch in Washington, DC. Citibank is one of the twelve ‘Dirty Dozen’ global banks that must cut its funding to tar sands oil pipelines. Citibank is one of the largest institutions and creditors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The […]

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Busting the Oil and Gas industry’s Alternative Facts about Jacinda’s offshore oil exploration ban.

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Busting the Oil and Gas industry’s Alternative Facts about Jacinda’s offshore oil exploration ban.

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Busting the Oil and Gas industry’s Alternative Facts about Jacinda’s offshore oil exploration ban. After Jacinda’s historic announcement that brought an end to new offshore oil and gas exploration, we’ve been hearing a lot from the industry about how the sky is about to fall in. Fun […]

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Greenpeace Oil Campaign: Seven years in the wilderness

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace Oil Campaign: Seven years in the wilderness

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greenpeace Oil Campaign: Seven years in the wilderness Steve Abel   A photograph popped up on my Facebook feed recently, saying – “seven years ago today”. It was a shot of the crew from the Oil Free Seas flotilla being welcomed onto Waititi Marae at the isolated […]

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Strange things lurk in the icy depths of the Antarctic Ocean

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Strange things lurk in the icy depths of the Antarctic Ocean

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Strange things lurk in the icy depths of the Antarctic Ocean Cute penguins might get all the press, whales certainly give the wows, and big-eyed seals bring the feels – but there’s a lot more to the Antarctic Ocean if you’re prepared to dive a little deeper. […]

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Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Doctors Without Borders, English, Environment, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta Source: Doctors Without Borders – Headline: Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta BRUSSELS/NEW YORK—A relentless military offensive in Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta enclave is causing widespread disaster and massive casualties, with at least 4,829 people wounded and 1,005 dead, the […]

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Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, GreenPeace, Médecins Sans Frontières, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa Source: Médecins Sans Frontières – Headline: Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa Sylvain Cherkaoui/Cosmos The MSF hospital in Bossangoa, western CAR. A mass rape has been reported in the Central African Republic (CAR) after […]

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International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, Global Unions, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work Source: Global Unions – Headline: International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work 08.03.2018 As women, men and unions take action around the world to highlight International Women’s Day, IndustriALL […]

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Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, Global Unions, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting Source: Global Unions – Headline: Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting Trump announced a 25 per cent tariff on U.S. imports of steel and 10 per cent tariff on U.S. imports of aluminum just days prior to the Committee meeting, […]

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Union in Ghana calls for strike against retrenchment of 2,150 mineworkers

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, Global Unions, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Union in Ghana calls for strike against retrenchment of 2,150 mineworkers

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Union in Ghana calls for strike against retrenchment of 2,150 mineworkers Source: Global Unions – Headline: Union in Ghana calls for strike against retrenchment of 2,150 mineworkers 08.03.2018 The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) has announced a series of strikes in solidarity with 2,150 mineworkers who face retrenchments at Gold Fields […]

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