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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Rinehart Alpha mine approved - Greenpeace vows to fight it

Press release | 25 May, 2012 at 15:49

25th May 2012: Greenpeace today vowed to fight Gina Rinehart’s Alpha coal project after it was rubber stamped by the Queensland Coordinator General despite major environmental and landowner concerns not being addressed.

Exposed: KFC’s secret recipe for rainforest destruction

Press release | 24 May, 2012 at 8:47

Sydney, May 24th 2012 – Greenpeace International today released evidence that KFC has been using product packaging sourced from rainforests, supplied by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Forensic testing in three markets – UK, China and Indonesia -...

Greenpeace calls on coal lobby group to tell the truth about coal ships

Press release | 23 May, 2012 at 10:47

23rd May 2012. In response to attempts by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to downplay the risks of increased shipping through the Great Barrier Reef as a result of the coal boom, Greenpeace is calling on the lobby group to stop misleading...

Clive Palmer the big winner from Abbot Point manoeuvres

Press release | 22 May, 2012 at 10:12

Sydney. Tuesday 22nd May 2012: Greenpeace is calling on the Newman Government in Queensland to clarify whether scrapping the Abbot Point Multi-Cargo Facility (MCF) was influenced by LNP donor Clive Palmer.

Narrow escape for Reef as Government fast-tracks another new coal terminal

Press release | 21 May, 2012 at 13:59

Sydney. Sunday 20th May 2012: As a stricken cargo ship drifts over the Greet Barrier Reef, Greenpeace is renewing its call on Environment Minister Tony Burke for a moratorium on approvals of new coal ports in the World Heritage area until a...

Narrow escape for Reef as Government fast-tracks another new coal terminal

Press release | 21 May, 2012 at 12:29

Sydney. Sunday 20th May 2012: As a stricken cargo ship drifts over the Greet Barrier Reef, Greenpeace is renewing its call on Environment Minister Tony Burke for a moratorium on approvals of new coal ports in the World Heritage area until a...

Trouble in the Kimberley underscores risk for institutional investors

Press release | 16 May, 2012 at 10:11

Sydney 14th May 2012 As tensions escalate around James Price Point, the proposed site of the Woodside gas hub in the Kimberley, Greenpeace Australia Pacific is calling on the industry super funds to reconsider their exposure to such a high...

New study reveals coal boom on collision course with Humpback Whales

Press release | 14 May, 2012 at 14:33

Sydney 14th May 2012: A new study in the journal “Marine Ecology Progress Series” raises serious concerns over the likely impact of the coal and gas rush on Humpback whales, including on likely breeding and calving grounds near Mackay.

Tony Abbott promises to remove environmental safeguards

Press release | 20 April, 2012 at 15:02

Sydney 20th April 2012 - The Opposition leader, Tony Abbott’s pitch to major polluters reached new heights today. Addressing a conference in Brisbane, Mr Abbott said he would out-source the protection of the environment and impacted communities...

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft choose dirty energy to power growing cloud

Press release | 18 April, 2012 at 10:20

Greenpeace International report evaluates 14 IT companies’ energy choices

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