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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...

Getting to know Colin Russell of the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 3 July, 2014

Nine months after being illegally seized at gunpoint Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya Arctic oil platform in the Pechora sea – our Arctic Sunrise has been released. Colin Russell, one of the Greenpeace activists on board the ship when it was boarded last...

It’s time for LEGO to block Shell

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 2 July, 2014

Imagine you’re eight years old and picture the Arctic. There are no oil rigs, no industrial shipping and no politicians fighting over it. It’s just an endless sparkling expanse of sea and ice, populated by brave scientific explorers, magical...

An Inconvenient Strewth? 4 things you should know about the Palmer-Gore climate speech

Blog entry by Jessica Panegyres | 26 June, 2014

Watching last night’s press conference with Clive Palmer and Al Gore on climate change was one of the more bizarre moments I’ve witnessed in Australian politics. Image: twitter.com/SBSNews We won’t know exactly what Clive’s announcements mean...

Dawn of the Dead: Whitehaven Coal, the zombie mining company

Blog entry by Julie Macken | 25 June, 2014

Whitehaven Coal Company is kinda like a zombie extra from Dawn of the Dead. Every time we think it’s finally gone, it staggers to its feet – minus an arm – and comes lurching back into frame. On the 12th of June, when the Land & Environment...

10 things Australia’s big energy companies don’t want you to know

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 June, 2014

They might try to tell you they’re fighting for our clean energy future – but Origin Energy, EnergyAustralia and AGL are not as green as you think. Here are 10 things they’re trying to hide from you. 1. They’re neck deep in fossil fuels They...

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