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We can't let this happen again

Feature Story | 6 February, 2015 at 15:20

These before and after photos of dredging at Gladstone seem like a nightmarish premonition of what could happen if Adani's plans for the Carmichael mine go ahead.

Minister receives petitions on Abbot Point and the Reef

Press release | 17 July, 2013 at 15:30

Rockhampton, 17 July 2013: Earlier today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Louise Mathiesson, presented Environment & Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, with a petition containing the names of 88,297 people who have signed Greenpeace’s petitions...

Controversial mega-mine delayed

Press release | 17 June, 2014 at 11:04

Tuesday 17 June, 2014: Greenpeace today welcomed Greg Hunt's decision to delay the approval of the controversial Carmichael mega-mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin, but is calling on the Environment Minister to reject the proposal entirely.

Dredging set to swamp decades of Great Barrier Reef protection

Blog entry by admin | 4 December, 2013

Niesen/Shutterstock.com Originally published in The Conversation After decades of work, A$200 million in taxpayer funding and even more from farmers’ pockets, we finally have a rare good news story to tell about the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks to...

Explore the underwater beauty Great Barrier Reef through Google Street View

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 17 April, 2015

If you’ve ever been diving in the Great Barrier Reef, you know why it’s a natural wonder revered all around the world. The Reef is a massive, vibrant, diverse underwater gem. It’s full of life and colour – and it needs your help. Right now, the...

Have your say on Reef dumping here!

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 25 March, 2015

Right now, there are some sinister plans underway for our Reef. Indian coal giant Adani is hoping to get approval to dredge in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area for their Carmichael megamine project. They wanted to dump all their spoil...

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...

Is this our canary in the coal mine?

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 5 March, 2014

Q: What’s white bottomed and sweet as a button and will not take well to an Indian coal giant clearing its home as part of exploration works for Australia’s biggest black coal mine? © Ian Montgomery birdway.com.au A: The Black –Throated Finch...

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot with reef port expansions?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 19 March, 2014

  With the approval of dredging as part of the Abbot Point port expansion, Australia has given the green light to an increase in coal exports. While opposition to the plan has focused primarily on the effects of dumping dredge spoil near the...

6 infographics that will make you shudder

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 12 May, 2014

Last week the Queensland government approved a proposal to build Australia’s BIGGEST coal mine: Adani‘s Carmichael mine in the Galilee Basin. That might sound bad enough, but you haven’t heard the worst of it yet… Take a look at what this mine...

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