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Trees are starting to fall in Leard State Forest

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 14 January, 2014

As Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozers begins felling trees adjacent to Leard State Forest, the community has leapt  into action in a final bid to protect the ancient woodland. Protesters have launched a blockade at the site of Whitehaven’s...

10 simple things to reduce your carbon footprint this 2014

Blog entry by admin | 2 January, 2014

Leave your fuel guzzling car at home. Instead, ride a bike, walk or take the public transport to work. Take shorter, less frequent showers, because this not only saves water, but the energy necessary to heat it. Unplug your electronics when not...

2014 – the year of the shark

Blog entry by Greta Borren | 31 December, 2013

Wow! What a fantastic beginning to 2014 – the government has finally announced a ban on shark finning in New Zealand waters!

Top 13 game changers from 2013!

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 24 December, 2013

This year the environment and Greenpeace Australia Pacific faced a lot of challenges and with the support of thousands we faced them! With 2014 just around the corner we look back at some of the challenges and victories for 2013. 1. Global...

Now it’s up to us

Blog entry by admin | 20 December, 2013

Court decision leaves it to the people to save endangered forest Phil Spark is one of those old school ecologists who is actually in love with nature. Even the most aesthetically challenged critters have a special place in Phil’s heart. For four...

Proud to be standing up for our land, our water and our future.

Blog entry by admin | 20 December, 2013

As a local man whose family has been farming in the Maules Creek area for five generations, I can tell you I am blown away by what has happened here this week. Recently my community and I put out a call out to people in cities and towns across...

Community protects Leard State Forest

Blog entry by admin | 20 December, 2013

Why is Leard State Forest important to protect? Leard State Forest – located between Narrabri and Boggabri in north-west NSW – includes  thousands of hectares of rare woodland and is considered a biodiversity hotspot. The nearest township is the...

Survival guide to holiday parties with climate deniers

Blog entry by admin | 16 December, 2013

Last year, UN general secretary Ban Ki-moon said it was time to “prove wrong” those who still have doubts about climate change at the climate talks in Doha. Since it’s the festive season and you never know when you’ll wind up at the same holiday...

Hamba Kahle, Nelson Mandela: With Our Deepest Gratitude

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 6 December, 2013

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela speaking at the 90th birthday celebration of...

A HUGE thank you to all our volunteers

Blog entry by admin | 5 December, 2013

International Volunteers Day is celebrated each year on the 5th of December, a great opportunity to reflect on a huge year and all the fantastic work and the continued commitment of our amazing volunteer base across Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

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