Media Centre

The Media Centre is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest press releases and publications that we are distributing to the media, as well as contact details. 

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Shell oil rig grounding highlights risk of Arctic drilling: Greenpeace

Press release | 7 January, 2013 at 14:05

Washington DC, January 7th, 2013 – Greenpeace is monitoring Shell’s stranded oil rig after it ran aground and suffered serious damage in the Gulf of Alaska.

Coles changes its tuna

Press release | 12 December, 2012 at 12:13

Wednesday 12 December 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace’s Australian canned tuna campaign has netted another win for the oceans - supermarket giant Coles has pledged to ban destructive fish aggregation devices (FADs) which indiscriminately kills sharks,...

John West cans destructive fishing

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 12:41

3 December, 2012, Sydney: Just six weeks after the launch of Greenpeace’s ‘Reject John West’ campaign, John West has pledged to stop using destructive fishing methods that needlessly kill sharks, rays, baby tuna and turtles.

Greenpeace reveals failings in Abbot Point study

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 10:11

4 December 2012: Greenpeace has this morning released details of two major flaws in the Abbot Point Cumulative Impact Assessment, as the public comment period closes today.

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...

Historic legislation to ban illegal timber welcomed by industry, social justice and...

Press release | 20 November, 2012 at 6:59

19 November, 2012, Canberra: A broad coalition including major timber importers, retailers, environment groups and churches have welcomed the passing of the government's Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill in the Australian Senate.

Super trawler belongs on the scrap heap

Press release | 19 November, 2012 at 15:43

Sydney 19th November, 2012: Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

Shark attack ends without harm

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 15:50

Thursday 15 November, 2012: Police have arrested two Greenpeace activists dressed as sharks, ending their five hour occupation of John West headquarters in Melbourne.

Greenpeace gives John West HQ a makeover

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 8:31

Melbourne, Thursday 15 November, 2012: Sharks and a giant tuna can are occupying the roof of John West’s headquarters in Melbourne this morning as part of a Greenpeace campaign to expose the company’s destructive fishing practices.

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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