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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Tony Burke delays world's biggest coal port in World Heritage Area

Press release | 12 March, 2012 at 11:18

Sydney 11th March 2012. Greenpeace was relieved to see Environment Minister, Tony Burke, is beginning to listen to the broader Australian community in deciding to extend the deadline approval of the massive expansion of the coal port at Abbot...

A message for UNESCO is written in the sands

Press release | 12 March, 2012 at 11:10

9th March Abbot Point, Queensland. As the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) mission took a final flight over the controversial site of the proposed coal port, Abbot Point, they were reminded that the eyes of...

New Gladstone coal terminal announced on eve of UNESCO visit

Press release | 7 March, 2012 at 14:34

If approved, it would result in an extra 550 coal ships passing through the reef each year – on top of the more than 10,000 coal ships expected each year.

Greenpeace paints a picture for UNESCO

Press release | 7 March, 2012 at 9:11

Gladstone, 7th March 2012: Greenpeace activists have painted the message “Reef in Danger” on the side of a coal ship - the Panamanian-flagged Chou Shan- berthed at Gladstone RG Tanna Coal Terminal, as a United Nations Education Scientific and...

Greenpeace confronts mining lobby

Press release | 6 March, 2012 at 10:32

Tuesday March 6, 2012, Sydney: In response to articles in today’s Australian Financial Review and The Australian, Greenpeace is welcoming a public debate on the need to protect the Great Barrier Reef and the global climate from the excesses of...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | 2 March, 2012 at 16:08

Xerox, National Geographic, Collins Debden Australia and many more implicated

Boom Goes the Reef

Press release | 1 March, 2012 at 11:28

New Greenpeace report exposes how Australia's coal boom threatens the Great Barrier Reef

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested for Shell Arctic drillship occupationActivists...

Press release | 27 February, 2012 at 10:28

Auckland, February 27th 2012 — The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship’s drilling tower and arrested the group. The protest was...

TV STAR LUCY LAWLESS BLOCKS SHELL ARCTIC DRILLER

Press release | 24 February, 2012 at 9:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

Greenpeace welcomes China’s courageous stand on GM crops

Press release | 23 February, 2012 at 16:23

Earlier this week the Chinese State Council released a draft proposal of a grain law that establishes legislation restricting research, field trials, production, sale, import and export of genetically modified (GM) grain seeds. The draft...

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