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Coal is a great mate. Look at everything it can do!

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 7 September, 2015

Not satisfied with the public relations disaster that was #AustraliansForCoal, the Minerals Council yesterday launched a new campaign to plug their favourite little black rock. This time, they tried to convince us that #coalisamazing. It went...

It’s not a whale. It’s not a shark. It’s a whale shark!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 31 August, 2015

…or maybe it’s a Whark? Whatever you want to call it, today is International Whale Shark Day! But before you start running away screaming “Jawwwwws!” don’t be alarmed. With a face like a whale and a body like a shark, these seemingly frightening...

Twitter reacts: Best responses to Rupert Murdoch’s Reef tweets

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 August, 2015

While in Australia on holiday, Rupert Murdoch decided to take to Twitter to share his opinions on the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Warning: they’re far from scientific. Unfortunately, no matter how good it looks to Rupert, the Reef’s health...

Could one normal person start an anti-litter revolution?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 August, 2015

What would you do if you saw growing amounts of trash in your local community? One man used it as an opportunity to take a stand against pollution and inspire the world. Pollution is a global problem – clogging up roadsides, parks, rivers, lakes...

Ready to hear the truth about South Pacific Albacore?

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | 17 August, 2015

Originally published on These are worrying times for our local tuna industry. In Fiji boats are being tied up, and staff are being laid off in Samoa, Tonga and in American Samoa where entire fleets are up for sale. Now there is talk of...

Some fossil fuel companies could be paying less tax than you. Wait, what?

Blog entry by Patrick Keane | 17 August, 2015

Are big fossil fuel companies like Shell, Chevron, Rio Tinto, Glencore, BHP Billiton moving billions of dollars offshore without paying any tax? Last night, Channel Seven Sunday Night claimed that documents reveal fossil fuel companies are...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Remembering the Power of Peace

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 6 August, 2015

Japan’s nuclear history reflects humanity’s capacity for destruction – and peace. More than most, Japan is a nation whose modern history is tragically linked to the quest to use and tame nuclear power. This nuclear history is not noteworthy for...

The Reef is banking on us. We need your ideas to save it.

Blog entry by Nikola ?ašule | 30 July, 2015

Thanks for your help! Our quick survey below should only take a few minutes of your valuable time and will help us shape the next part of our campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef.  Our Reef campaign is moving into a new phase – calling on one...

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