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30 years on from Rainbow Warrior bombing environment voices are still needed

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 9 July, 2015

By David Ritter – Posted in ABC Environment 10 July 2015 Today marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of protest vessel, the Rainbow Warrior. As much as ever, small voices need to join a chorus to show our leaders what is right. IF A...

Shark attack: Here’s how many sharks humans kill every hour

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 8 July, 2015

How big is the gap between how many people are killed by sharks each year, and how many sharks we kill? The comparison will amaze you. Sharks have been around on earth much longer than us, and play vital roles in keeping oceans healthy.

Overcoming fear of heights to stop new coal mining province

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 5 July, 2015

Perth based geologist Ric Davies was out to show support for a responsible resources industry I’m scared of heights – tall buildings, cliff tops and lifts. Glass lifts really get my blood pumping. Even the thought of it makes me nervous. But I’m...

UNESCO has made their call on the status of the Great Barrier Reef. What does it mean...

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 1 July, 2015

Over the past month, passionate people in the Greenpeace movement like you have been sending a strong message to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee: if we want to protect the world’s largest Reef for future generations, destructive coal...

Have your say: What should Australia’s food labelling laws look like?

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 1 July, 2015

We’ve been making noise about seafood labelling for over a year now, and we’re slowly making progress. Following our campaign last summer, a Senate Committee recommended that Australian ‘Country of Origin Labelling’ (CoOL) laws should apply in...

Beyond reduce, reuse, recycle: The 9 ‘R’s of a sustainable life

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 25 June, 2015

When it comes to recycling, Australians have a great reputation. In the past few decades, recycling has gone mainstream, with a two or three bin system now available for most people at home, in their workplace, and out and about in public.

The Rainbow Warrior is here!

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 25 June, 2015

Exciting news – the Rainbow Warrior is in town and you’re invited to come on board! She’s just arrived in Brisbane and the crew can’t wait to show you around our iconic ship at an Open Day tomorrow (Saturday 27th June). We’re terribly sorry for...

6 myths about risks to the Great Barrier Reef, busted!

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 23 June, 2015

When it comes to convincing Australia and the world that they’re trying to protect the Great Barrier Reef, the Abbott government is having a hard time. We suspect that has something to do with their plans to go ahead with massive coal port and...

Underwater GIF party: You’ve never seen the Great Barrier Reef like this before

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 June, 2015

It’s no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is a beautiful place. People come from all around the world to Australia to experience the Reef – snorkelling and diving deep below its surface to see its beauty with their own eyes. But the Great...

A glimpse into coal's future

Blog entry by Penny Mercoulia | 14 June, 2015

When Tony Abbott said coal was good for humanity, I’m sure he didn’t expect to be attending its funeral in a few years time. But he will. And that is because coal is dying. And plummeting through the floor at rapid rates causing prices to drop...

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