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New evidence reveals Australian companies trading in paper from Indonesian forest...

Press release | 7 July, 2014 at 15:33

Jakarta, Sydney: 8 July 2014 - Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper company, APRIL, which is part of the RGE Group, has been caught out in photographic evidence clearing rainforests and fire-prone peatland, deceiving customers through false...

New report reveals Origin, EnergyAustralia and AGL's attack on the Renewable Energy...

Press release | 22 June, 2014 at 13:10

SYDNEY, 23 JUNE 2014. With Australia’s Renewable Energy Target under review by the Federal Government, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has released a new report which analyses why and how Australia’s biggest three energy retailers - Origin,...

Controversial mega-mine delayed

Press release | 16 June, 2014 at 13:04

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.

Winter clearing stopped as Whitehaven Coal raises the white flag

Press release | 11 June, 2014 at 18:36

Sydney, Thursday 12 June 2014: Today, winter clearing at Australia’s most controversial new coal mine – Maules Creek - was stopped after Whitehaven gave the Land and Environment Court an undertaking to stop the bulldozers until a full hearing of...

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise to be released by Russian authorities in surprise move

Press release | 6 June, 2014 at 8:56

Amsterdam/Sydney 7 June 2014. Russia’s investigative committee (IC), late yesterday Sydney time, informed Greenpeace International that it has annulled the arrest of the ship Arctic Sunrise, which has remained in custody in Murmansk since a high...

New Factory Trawler Could Slip into Australia Under Net Of Secrecy

Press release | 4 June, 2014 at 8:03

Conservation groups have raised the alarm that more large freezer factory trawlers, including one flying a flag of convenience, could be fishing in Australian waters within weeks without any public consultation and despite significant concerns...

Greenpeace sends in the airforce to bear witness to Leard Forest mine destruction

Press release | 3 June, 2014 at 16:40

Maules Creek, NSW: Today, two motorised para-gliders have taken to the sky above the Leard State Forest. The gliders are filming the devastation left in the wake of Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozing of critically endangered forest.

MEDIA ALERT: Snap mass rally to halt bulldozing of Leard Forest for coal mine

Press release | 2 June, 2014 at 15:56

On the eve of World Environment Day, a coalition of national environment groups, Labor and Greens MPs and farmers hold snap rally to protest bulldozing of the Leard State Forest by Whitehaven Coal. Private spies have been identified as...

Whitehaven Coal thwarted as fresh activists step in to stop forest clearing

Press release | 1 June, 2014 at 10:17

Maules Creek, NSW, Monday 2 June 2014: As tree-climbing activists hinder bulldozing for the fourth day in a row, Greenpeace is calling on the NSW Government to urgently stop forest clearing in the Leard State Forest during the winter hibernating...

Activists halt Whitehaven’s ‘gentle’ bulldozers

Press release | 29 May, 2014 at 15:22

30 May, 2014 Sydney/Maules Creek: Greenpeace has today intervened to stop Whitehaven Coal controversially razing Leard State Forest. This afternoon at 13.00, a number of activists entered the threatened forest and headed into the canopy to halt...

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