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The massive marine breakthrough we’ve been waiting for

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 27 January, 2015

It is time for Ocean Lovers worldwide to celebrate! After years of political foot-dragging, and four hectic days of negotiations at the United Nations, a breakthrough came in the wee hours of Saturday morning, 24 January: governments around the...

Clean air doesn’t come to those who wait

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 23 January, 2015

“One thing that fascinated and shocked me the most was the fact that even on smoggy days, people still lived their lives as usual,” said Chinese film director Jia Zhangke last week as the air outside in Beijing was a thick, soupy grey. “When the...

Tropical deforestation is bad news – the science keeps telling us

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 14 January, 2015

Deforestation is very bad news for the environment and for the climate. It is bad news for biodiversity and releases greenhouses gases into the atmosphere – we know that. But the science is increasingly certain that deforestation is bad for...

7 Resolutions for Ocean Lovers

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 13 January, 2015

One week in to 2015, and even though some New Year’s resolutions will already have fallen by the wayside, we all need to urgently think about one more resolution: The resolution to protect the oceans and all its beautiful whales, turtles, tunas...

What was 2014′s greenest country?

Blog entry by Julie Nicolini | 28 December, 2014

Today, thinking about sustainable living is one of the only ways to picture a future for all of us on Earth. On a small scale, individuals can try to limit their carbon footprints by recycling, using renewable power and buying and consuming...

Two million meals wasted in one fishing trip

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 23 December, 2014

A dirty business is going on in the English Channel. Each December, in its last mammoth fishing trip of the year, a huge fleet of trawlers heads to the narrow strait to hunt down the spawning herring. Over the past few days I have been there...

6 steps to a green holiday season

Blog entry by Hannah Parris | 19 December, 2014

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year! Hooray, holiday season is almost upon us. I don’t know about you but my aim at this time of year is to  spend as much time relaxing with friends and family as possible and to eat way, way too much. Gym membership...

7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 December, 2014

Inspiring stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers,...

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