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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...

What it’s like being a Greenpeace Volunteer!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 11 May, 2015

This week is National Volunteer week. Volunteers contribute an enormous amount to how we operate here at Greenpeace and are a pivotal part of the organisation. Without them, we wouldn’t exist! Below, our volunteer Sarah Neal gives us some...

6 Animals Who Are Really Good Mums

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 10 May, 2015

To celebrate Mother’s Day and the great mums in our lives, here are some pretty photos of animals in their cutest form – mothers and their babies. 1. “Don’t forget to look both ways before crossing the clearing!” 2. “Honey, it’s ok. You’ll make...

Is this bank about to go from advising to condemning Reef destruction?

Blog entry by Marina Lou | 7 May, 2015

As a contracted advisor to the planned Carmichael mega-mine, UK-based international bank Standard Chartered must be feeling rather exposed at the moment following a Hong Kong protest and then questions from Greenpeace at its annual general...

The verdict is in: 85% of Australians choose the Great Barrier Reef over coal

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 4 May, 2015

Scientists made it clear that we have an important choice to make – we can have the Reef, or we can have coal, but we can’t have both. We know that the science is telling us to choose the Reef, but what does the Australian community want?   We...

International compost awareness week

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 4 May, 2015

This week is International Compost Awareness week in Australia. Composting is an easy way to recycle food and garden waste into soil that can enrich your garden. Making your own garden compost is a lot easier than you may think. You can recycle...

Let’s stir up a Twitterstorm for the Reef on Q&A!

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 1 May, 2015

This Monday, Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Environment Minister Mark Butler will be on the panel of the ABC’s Q&A programme. This is a great opportunity to make the Reef a hot topic and put the Ministers on the spot! We need your...

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