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The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Tanna Island

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | 29 May, 2015

Seeing the sun coming through my cabin’s porthole early on Wednesday morning was a very welcoming wake-up call. I knew that this meant land ahead. Captain Mike had predicted an early arrival to Tanna Island and I was more than ready for some...

Why is Greenpeace India on the receiving end of a government crackdown?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 28 May, 2015

Over the last 15 years, Greenpeace India has had some important victories. We have worked to get clean air, clean water and clean energy for the country. In doing so, we have challenged the fossil fuel industry and held some corporations...

What happened in the Philippines won’t just happen in the Philippines

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 22 May, 2015

Greg Hunt is an intelligent man. For years, Australia has been telling him that coal port expansion at Abbot Point will be harmful to the Great Barrier Reef. Since he became the Federal Environment Minister, his constituents have been telling...

Tuna stocks are under threat, but there’s a way to eat more sustainably.

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 22 May, 2015

Taken from written by  Investigation Journalist Miranda Herron  Canned tuna is not just a tasty, protein-rich snack – it’s a massive global industry. How massive? Try around 4 million tonnes caught every year, which has put enormous...

More than a photo, better than a GIF: 11 breathtaking nature cinemagraphs

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 May, 2015

Nature can be ferocious: savage storms, raging bushfires, and other extreme weather events are often destructive, wild, and fast. But a lot of the time, nature is a lot slower than that. The earth moves, changes, and grows at its own pace. Once...

A Warm Welcome for the Rainbow Warrior in Vanuatu

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | 19 May, 2015

This morning I woke up in a house on the Pango peninsula, the entrance of Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila, under a giant, complete and vivid rainbow. Somehow the sky knew we were here, and that the Rainbow Warrior had arrived into the harbour...

#ShellNo Flotilla: Photos from the Paddle in Seattle

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 19 May, 2015

Did you hear about the Paddle in Seattle over the weekend? Around 2,000 people gathered to un-welcome Shell’s Arctic drilling rig to Seattle on May 16th! Passionate activists and volunteers took to the water in Seattle in a mass flotilla to say...

Here’s what your political representatives just did to our renewable energy future

Blog entry by Nikola ?ašule | 19 May, 2015

If you had a policy that delivered billions worth of investment in Australian industry, created tens of thousands of jobs, cut living costs for Australians and worked to build the infrastructure of the future all while fighting climate change –...

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