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5 indoor plants that are natural purifiers

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 20 July, 2014

Think your office could do with some fresh air? Try working on a space station. When NASA wanted to help its astronauts breathe easier, they used plants that improve air quality. Take a look at these 5 plants that could help eliminate nasty...

Australia made history, but for all the wrong reasons

Blog entry by Nic Clyde | 18 July, 2014

A few short years ago, putting a price on carbon was a sensible first step on the journey to tackle the main cause of climate change – our carbon emissions from increasing use of fossil fuels. Since that sensible first step, the world and...

How to stage a #LEGOuprising

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 17 July, 2014

Someone’s ruffled our LEGO figures bricks! All over the world mini LEGO people are rising up in protest against LEGO’s partnership with Arctic driller Shell. They have taken the world by a storm. So far, we’ve witnessed protests in Sydney, Hong...

Taking a look around the Greenpeace Globe in June

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 16 July, 2014

We pressure oil companies to stay out of the Arctic 11th June 2014 – Norway Greenpeace activists protest against a commissioned ExxonMobil drilling rig that is being prepared for extreme oil drilling in the Arctic. Exxon Mobil, the world’s...

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 14 July, 2014

Greenpeace photographer Paul Hilton takes us to an underwater nirvana with his breathtaking pictures from the UNESCO-listed Komodo National Park. Take a minute to look at these pictures and celebrate our natural world and our World Heritage...

Inspired by History

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 11 July, 2014

It was 29 years ago today that the Rainbow Warrior came to rest at the bottom of the port of Auckland after her bombing by French secret service agents. She took Fernando with her. We will always remember both. I was not there, but I remember...

Local produce: not just for hipsters

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 11 July, 2014

Whether you’re on a low-carbon diet or just want fruit and vegetables that taste great, here are 4 reasons eating local produce is for everyone. Image via positiveatmosphere.com According to the EPA, food accounts for around 30% of the...

6 myths this Indonesian logger didn’t want busted

Blog entry by Reece Turner | 10 July, 2014

A new study published last week shows Indonesia’s forests are disappearing faster than anywhere else in the world. This is alarming news. In Sumatra and Kalimantan, much of this destruction is in forested peatlands. Draining and clearing...

A Week in the Greenpeace Office

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 5 July, 2014

Daniel Drapac, a year 10 student from Saint Joseph’s College joined us for a week-long work experience placement. Here’s what he had to say about his experience in the Greenpeace Australia office. Hi! I’m Daniel from Saint Joseph’s College. I...

How tiny plastic people protested around the world

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 3 July, 2014

The news of LEGO’s cosy relationship with Shell has led to tiny protests erupting around the country – nay, the world. Famous national and international landmarks have been festooned with banners as the streets resounded the stamp of little...

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