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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 –...

The Crossing to Port Vila

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 18 May, 2015

Blog entry from Captain Mike on board the Rainbow Warrior.  Rainbow Warrior has been transformed into a 2 TEU container ship to offer assistance to the people of Vanuatu in the aftermath of cyclone Pam. Our plan is to deliver aid from the main...

The Great Barrier Reef: for dummies

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 15 May, 2015

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the greatest natural treasures on the planet. And it needs our help. We find it hard to keep track of everything that’s happening, places and names up at the Reef, so the team whipped up an infographic that...

How stupid can they be? Why everyone in the world should care about the Reef

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 14 May, 2015

Everybody remembers their first dive. Well, take pity on me because my first dive was in Ireland, back in the 70s. I had no idea how great the underwater world could look until I moved to Australia, where I eventually made a living diving and...

Back the bill to know your flake from the fake

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 12 May, 2015

It’ll be no surprise to anyone that as a Greenpeace Oceans Campaigner you often find yourself on the opposite side of the fence to the fishing industry. From chasing dodgy longliners at sea, to confronting our biggest tuna brands, to sending the...

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