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Stop Maules Creek Coal Mine: 3 ways you can help

Feature Story | 15 June, 2014 at 15:14

Not too long ago, a little-known but ancient forest in northern NSW - the Leard Forest - was a peaceful and tranquil place. Until Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozers moved in to flatten the forest for coal, that is.

Winter clearing stopped as Whitehaven Coal raises the white flag

Press release | 12 June, 2014 at 16:36

Sydney, Thursday 12 June 2014: Today, winter clearing at Australia’s most controversial new coal mine – Maules Creek - was stopped after Whitehaven gave the Land and Environment Court an undertaking to stop the bulldozers until a full hearing of...

Whitehaven Coal thwarted as fresh activists step in to stop forest clearing

Press release | 2 June, 2014 at 8:17

Maules Creek, NSW, Monday 2 June 2014: As tree-climbing activists hinder bulldozing for the fourth day in a row, Greenpeace is calling on the NSW Government to urgently stop forest clearing in the Leard State Forest during the winter hibernating...

Greenpeace sends in the airforce to bear witness to Leard Forest mine destruction

Press release | 4 June, 2014 at 14:40

Maules Creek, NSW: Today, two motorised para-gliders have taken to the sky above the Leard State Forest. The gliders are filming the devastation left in the wake of Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozing of critically endangered forest.

An open letter to NSW farmer Phil Laird: Greenpeace stands with you

Feature Story | 12 December, 2013 at 17:08

NSW farmer Phil Laird is fighting to protect Maules Creek from a company wanting to dig an open-cut coal mine. If he will have us, we will answer his call and add our name to his struggle

Now it's up to us

Standard Page | 24 December, 2013 at 11:38

The Federal Court has decided in favour of Whitehaven Coal and its plans to go ahead with the largest coal mine currently under construction in Australia. Smack bang in the heart of Leard State Forest.

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...

Four Australians that you’ve never heard of are in danger

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 March, 2014

Some animals are more photogenic than others. We see cute cats all over the internet, but very little of the endangered Hirudo medicinalis, better known as a medical leech. At Greenpeace we care about all the creatures in our environment – big or...

Paragliders over Leard State Forest

Video | 5 June, 2014 at 10:11

4th June 2014. Two motorised para-gliders have taken to the sky above the Leard State Forest. The gliders are filming the devastation left in the wake of Whitehaven Coal's bulldozing of critically endangered forest. TAKE ACTION: https://www...

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...

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