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What happens when a coal company builds a mine inside Australia’s most prestigious...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 September, 2014

Greenpeace recently revealed that one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, the University of Sydney, has a million dollar stake in the company responsible for the largest coal mine currently under construction in Australia. But what...

Arctic 30 one year anniversary: Their freedom is our freedom

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 22 September, 2014

The right to peaceful protest is a core tenet of a healthy society — the inherent human right to stand up and be counted, to challenge unjust laws, and sometimes, when the system has failed, to put our bodies in the way of destruction and give...

When ‘popular policy’ isn’t so popular: 4 surprising things Australians think about...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 22 September, 2014

Try as they might, climate change deniers have been unable to convince Australians that extreme weather events aren’t increasing, and that fossil fuel companies are innocent bystanders to global warming. Check out the results of new Australian...

Coal Dead Hand

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 21 September, 2014

Are you buckled in? We’re on a crash course to last century! Oops, it’s just 2014 in Australia. Despite having made great strides toward a green and sustainable future, Australia is now heading backwards, with the coal industry influential in...

Tiny beads, big problem: Is there plastic in your facewash?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 19 September, 2014

When you think about the environmental impact of washing your face, you’re probably just worried about wasting water. Unfortunately, when you’re scrubbing away every morning you could also be washing the health of our oceans down your drain.

Coal, Divestment and Democracy

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 September, 2014

By John Keane, University of Sydney Pushed and pulled in different directions by government policies and market forces, modern universities try hard to be public institutions for the public good. Fond of proclamations, their efforts are...

Are you on the right side of history?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 September, 2014

The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the large climate rally in history. But what is the People’s Climate...

The Arctic is worth fighting for

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 September, 2014

Blogpost by Yeb Saño As I witness with my own eyes the sublime and spectacular beauty of the Arctic, I realize that we live on a deeply interconnected planet. What happens all over the world affects this region in seriously profound and...

Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 5 September, 2014

It’s predicted we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet. As the number of gadgets we own explodes, how they are made, used and disposed...

You’ve never seen the Arctic like this before…

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 September, 2014

MUST SEE: Incredible footage caught on tape as a tourist records an ‘iceberg tsunami’ heading towards his boat in Greenland. You’ll never believe what happens next… Surprised? Share this blog on Facebook and Twitter! The post You’ve never...

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