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Greenpeace’s Esperanza docks at Townsville with hope of urgent meeting with GBRMPA

Press release | 16 December, 2013 at 9:15

Monday, 16 December 2013 - Townsville: Greenpeace will request an urgent meeting with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to ask that it refuse to issue a permit to dispose of dredge spoils in the Reef’s marine park. Greenpeace...

Russian Authorities say Arctic30 cannot return home

Press release | 14 December, 2013 at 5:49

Sydney/Amsterdam, December 14th 2013: The Russian authorities have told the Greenpeace Arctic 30, including Australian Colin Russell, that they cannot leave the country, defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should...

Greenpeace: Current draft of Russian Amnesty does not include Arctic30

Press release | 12 December, 2013 at 6:15

Sydney/Amsterdam, December 12th 2013: Lawyers for Greenpeace International believe the draft text of a Russian amnesty to be voted on by the Duma (the Russian parliament) would be unlikely to benefit the Arctic 30.

Greg Hunt takes enormous dump on the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 11 December, 2013 at 8:50

Gladstone, 11 December 2013: Greg Hunt has failed in his first test as Environment Minister with a trifecta of approvals with enormous impacts on the Great Barrier Reef:

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | 10 December, 2013 at 13:02

Cairns, 6 December 2013 – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended today. The discussions had been at a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna...

Greenpeace launches emergency fact-finding mission on risks to Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 6 December, 2013 at 14:30

Brisbane, 6 December 2013 - The largest ship in the Greenpeace fleet has been urgently directed to the Great Barrier Reef coast to investigate the damaging impacts of coal port development and climate change on the Reef.

Free open boat tour ahead of emergency fact-finding mission along Great Barrier Reef...

Press release | 5 December, 2013 at 11:38

Brisbane, 5 December 2013 - People in Brisbane who love the Great Barrier Reef are invited to bring their families and friends for a tour of the Greenpeace ship Esperanza as it prepares for a fact-finding tour along the Reef coast.

Event Alert: Greenpeace ship launches reef fact-finding tour with open days in Brisbane

Press release | 5 December, 2013 at 9:00

05 December 2013, Brisbane - Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, a converted ex-Russian fire fighting ship will be docked in Brisbane this weekend as it prepares for a fact-finding tour along the Great Barrier Reef coast.

Lawyers apply for Russian exit visas for Arctic 30

Press release | 5 December, 2013 at 6:21

Sydney/Amsterdam, 5 December 2013 – Lawyers for the Arctic 30 have this week started to lodge applications with the Investigative Committee seeking exit visas for the non-Russian nationals (new group photo of Arctic30 available).

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | 1 December, 2013 at 11:20

Suva/Sydney, 1 December 2013 - Greenpeace activists today deployed a floating banner at a harbour in the Pacific, reading: “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” This message is directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries...

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