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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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

(H)appy fish

Press release | 30 March, 2012 at 10:17

Newly released Greenpeace iPhone app puts Australian canned tuna brands under the spotlight just in time for Easter

Destructive tuna fishing kills whales and whale sharks

Press release | 28 March, 2012 at 13:48

Guam/Sydney, 28 March 2012: Australian supermarkets continue to stock tuna caught using fishing methods which kill whales, Greenpeace revealed as regional leaders meet to decide the future of the world’s largest tuna fishery in the Pacific.

Spotlight on Newman as Bligh saves Nature Refuge from Palmer Mine

Press release | 27 March, 2012 at 11:21

23.03.12: Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement from Anna Bligh that she would protect nature refuges from mining, including the stunning Bimblebox nature refuge in the desert uplands region of central Queensland.

Green groups unite to support landowner against Palmer mine

Press release | 22 March, 2012 at 11:44

Australia’s largest environmental organisations have today united in support of landowner Paola Cassini in her opposition to plans by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal to build an open cut coal mine on the Bimblebox Nature Refuge.

Reaction to Clive Palmer's allegations

Press release | 21 March, 2012 at 12:16

20 March, 2012: First up, Greenpeace does not accept funding from the CIA, nor from any other secret service for that matter. Neither do we accept money from any government or corporation. Our campaigns are funded mainly by the many tens of...

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...

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