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Will the UN World Heritage Committee give Australia one more chance to save the Reef?

Feature Story | 17 June, 2013 at 13:26

World leaders are meeting this fortnight to decide how our government is tracking on its promise to save the Great Barrier Reef from spiralling coal exports.

Top 10 reasons why Carmichael mega mine is a REALLY bad idea

Feature Story | 23 July, 2014 at 11:00

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approves Carmichael, the biggest ever coal mine in Australia - a mine so huge it needs its own coal terminal dug right out of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Queensland's Reef Ports Strategy a big con

Press release | 17 October, 2013 at 12:33

The draft Great Barrier Reef Ports Strategy released by the Queensland Government today is an attempt to pull the wool over the eyes of Queenslanders, according to Greenpeace.

The real story

Feature Story | 8 January, 2013 at 9:23

The mining industry is one of the most powerful industry groups in Australia’s history.

What will Tony Burke say to UNESCO about saving the Reef?

Feature Story | 31 January, 2013 at 10:10

On 1 February, our government will respond to world leaders on its plans to stop surging coal exports in Queensland from destroying the Great Barrier Reef.

We have won before

Feature Story | 13 March, 2013 at 10:13

In 2011, thirty years after the event, Queensland state cabinet documents were released that showed the then-Premier, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, was totally opposed to the World Heritage declaration of the Great Barrier Reef. Why? Because his...

How many grandmas do you know who’d walk 1168 km for the planet?

Feature Story | 27 May, 2013 at 8:57

June Norman might look like your average grandma. But on 1 June 2013 she started an epic 1186 kilometre journey on foot from Cairns to Gladstone to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace salutes tourism reef guardians as Rainbow Warrior sails into Airlie Beach

Press release | 17 April, 2013 at 14:39

Wednesday April 17, Airlie Beach: The Rainbow Warrior sailed into the "heart of the reef" in Airlie Beach today where the captain spoke with tourism representatives about protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace warns river communities: you won’t know when your river’s poisoned

Press release | 22 November, 2012 at 14:52

22 November 2012: Greenpeace has released graphic new photographs of polluted floodwater in BHP Billiton mines in the Bowen Basin with a warning to communities along the Isaac River they will not be aware of contamination caused by mining...

Coal miners face growing anger over damage to Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 12 November, 2012 at 15:52

12 November, 2012: Coal industry executives were faced with over 100 protesters outside the Galilee Basin Coal Conference at the Brisbane Hilton this morning, calling for a halt to coal development that threatens the Great Barrier Reef.

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