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Greenpeace welcomes probity inquiry but urges Hunt to widen scope

Press release | 30 October, 2013 at 9:53

Sydney Wednesday 29th November, 2013: Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement by Environment Minister, Greg Hunt, that he had ordered a probity inquiry into the revelations contained in last night’s ABC 7.30 Report.

Greenpeace: Tasmanian Colin Russell formally charged with hooliganism in Russia

Press release | 29 October, 2013 at 12:21

Sydney, 29 October 2013. Yesterday in Murmansk, Russia, 58 year old Tasmanian Colin Russell was formally charged with hooliganism. New pictures released by Greenpeace show him led by balaclava-clad police escorts to the Investigative Committee in...

EU voices concern for Arctic 30 detainees, formal charges of hooliganism laid

Press release | 28 October, 2013 at 12:54

Sydney/Amsterdam, 25 October 2013 – Russian authorities yesterday formally charged a Greenpeace International activist with hooliganism, a crime that carries a maximum seven year jail term and has been described by the European Parliament as a...

Letter to Sydney from Greenpeace worker in Russian jail

Press release | 28 October, 2013 at 12:51

Sydney, 27 October 2013: Australian permanent resident 27 year old Alexandra Harris, employed by Greenpeace Australia and now detained in Russia, has written her first letter to her manager in Sydney.

Greenpeace responds to hooliganism charge

Press release | 24 October, 2013 at 11:11

Sydney/Amsterdam, October 24 2013: Commenting on reports that piracy charges against the Arctic 30 are to be dropped and replaced with a charge of hooliganism, Vladimir Chuprov of Greenpeace Russia made this statement.

Palm oil giant Wilmar caught in forest scandal - Greenpeace

Press release | 22 October, 2013 at 12:12

Sydney, Jakarta, 22 October, 2013 - Household brands that source palm oil through Singapore-based palm oil trader Wilmar International, such as the makers of Oreo biscuits, Gillette shaving products and Clearasil, are making consumers unwitting...

Netherlands pushes demand to release the Arctic 30 and ship – Greenpeace...

Press release | 22 October, 2013 at 9:46

22 October 2013, Sydney/Amsterdam. The Dutch government has lodged a rare application at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), asking it to order the immediate release of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and all those who...

Greenpeace Arctic 30: Manly resident and Greenpeace worker Alex Harris refused bail...

Press release | 19 October, 2013 at 9:28

19 October 2013, Sydney. On day the Arctic 30 face their 30th day of imprisonment by Russian authorities Australian permanent resident 27 year old Alexandra Harris, employed in Greenpeace’s Sydney office, was denied bail in Murmansk late...

Increased quotas will decimate critically endangered southern bluefin tuna -...

Press release | 18 October, 2013 at 10:56

Sydney, 18 October 2013. At the conclusion of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) annual meeting in Adelaide today, Greenpeace and the Australian Marine Conservation Society slammed the announcement of increased...

Russian court refuses bail for Greenpeace Australian Colin Russell

Press release | 18 October, 2013 at 10:33

18 October 2013, Sydney. Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell was late yesterday refused bail by the Regional Court of Murmansk in Russia.

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