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Sydney rallies parliamentarians to save Leard Forest from Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozers

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 4 June, 2014

It was an inspiring, empowering example of what our movement stands for. Today, hundreds of Sydney-siders joined a snap rally outside of the offices of NSW Planning Minister Pru Goward and NSW Environment Minister Rob Stokes asking them to...

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...

5 ways you might be wasting water

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 28 April, 2014

You’re way past leaving the tap on while you brush your teeth – but here are 5 bad water habits you might still need to kick. If you’re Australian, you’re probably already a bit of a water conservation whiz. There was a time when watering your...

Inspired by History

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 11 July, 2014

It was 29 years ago today that the Rainbow Warrior came to rest at the bottom of the port of Auckland after her bombing by French secret service agents. She took Fernando with her. We will always remember both. I was not there, but I remember...

Historic action at Maules Creek Coal Mine

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 31 March, 2014

As the global community comes to terms with the dire warning delivered today by the latest report into the impacts of climate change by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), over 150 people are taking direct action, occupying the...

A Week in the Greenpeace Office

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 5 July, 2014

Daniel Drapac, a year 10 student from Saint Joseph’s College joined us for a week-long work experience placement. Here’s what he had to say about his experience in the Greenpeace Australia office. Hi! I’m Daniel from Saint Joseph’s College. I...

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...

Taking action, in freedom

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 2 May, 2014

Protest against Russian oil tanker transporting oil from the Gazprom drilling platform © Prirazlomnaya Neugebauer/Greenpeace Today is the day. The very first barrels of Arctic oil have found their way to my home country. Gazprom, Russia’s biggest...

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...

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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