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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Dame Emma Thompson, backed by a host of other famous names, has taken aim at big brands including Unilever, Nestle and Mondelez today, as Greenpeace releases a powerful new 90-second animation that highlights how orangutans are being pushed to the brink of extinction because of deforestation for palm oil. Launched globally […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Hawaii, Health, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand I’m a French-Canadian postdoctoral scholar at the University of Hawaii, Manoa and part of the School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology (SOEST). As part of our team’s research, we found that, as plastic decomposes, it is producing a new source of greenhouse gas pollution not included in previous climate […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of the Environment, Eugenie Sage have today announced a proposal to phase out single use plastic bags by 2019. Greenpeace is celebrating the Government’s announcement on single use plastic bags as “a win for people power and the first big step towards addressing marine […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Japan, Justice, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand If the repeated dire warnings from the world’s climate scientists have not been enough, then the recent tragic events in Japan, Europe and California must convince us to finally admit we have a problem. Facing up to the reality of climate change will be cold solace to those who have lost […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: What a green and peaceful future could look like

By   /  July 28, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Culture, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Greenpeace New Zealand, Health, Human Rights, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Justice, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Politics, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: What a green and peaceful future could look like

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand “We cannot solve problems with the same kind of thinking that created them.” — Albert Einstein I started at Greenpeace ten years ago. 2008 doesn’t seem that long ago, but the world was a very different place back then.  “Tweetstorm” wasn’t a word; Wikipedia and the democratisation of knowledge were utopian […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Justice, law, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New seabed mining project threatens endangered whales and dolphins

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Weather, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, fish, Germany, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Kingdom, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace Canada blockade reaches 30-hour mark as tar sands oil tanker pulls away from terminal

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Health, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dairying in the Mackenzie – how far is too far?

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, English, Environment, Fisheries, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Police, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 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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