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Pacific nations urged to consider tuna conservation after US fishing treaty withdrawal

Press release | 21 January, 2016 at 9:53

Sydney, 21 January 2016 - The United States withdrawal from a key decades-old tuna fishing treaty with Pacific nations could benefit tuna conservation efforts, but its fishing rights must be carefully allocated, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said...

Dredging Great Barrier Reef for Abbot Point would be illogical, irresponsible

Press release | 22 December, 2015 at 10:54

Brisbane, 22 December 2015: The Queensland government must stick to its election promise and hold off on dredging to expand the Abbot Point coal terminal, even in the face of federal approval for the activities to begin, Greenpeace Australia...

Australia must heed IEA warning on slump in coal demand

Press release | 18 December, 2015 at 12:02

Brisbane, 18 December 2015 – Responding to the release of the annual International Energy Agency coal report, Shani Tager, Greenpeace Australia Pacific climate and energy campaigner, said:

End the free tax ride for resources companies

Press release | 17 December, 2015 at 13:44

Sydney, 17 December 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific today called for greater transparency in business practices after the Australian Tax Office revealed that more than half of resources and energy companies - among the largest in Australia -...

Cut it out Lynham: Don’t dredge the Great Barrier Reef for Abbot Point

Press release | 17 December, 2015 at 11:30

Brisbane, 17 December 2015 - Days before a Federal Government decision on dredging in the Great Barrier Reef area, Greenpeace has called on Queensland mines minister, Anthony Lynham, to cut up any dredging paperwork he receives and save the Reef.

Turnbull to raise whaling with Japan after growing public pressure

Press release | 16 December, 2015 at 12:30

Sydney, December 16 2015 – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement today that he will raise whaling with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe needs to be more than just diplomatic rhetoric, and must develop into a plan of action...

Australian climate policy courage needed

Press release | 13 December, 2015 at 12:14

Sydney, 13 December 2015 - Commenting on Australia's negotiating position at Paris after the release of the final draft from the UN climate talks, David Ritter, Greenpeace Australia Pacific's Chief Executive Officer, said:

What the Westpac fossil fuel policy means for Qld & the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 11 December, 2015 at 11:26

Brisbane, 11 December 2015 – Westpac Bank’s announcement today of its intention to limit investment in fossil fuels is a warning to the Queensland Government not to dredge in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Greenpeace Australia...

Australia lacking commitment to Pacific Nations at UN climate talks

Press release | 11 December, 2015 at 11:12

Sydney, 10 December 2015 - Australia is failing its Pacific island neighbours at the United Nations climate negotiations with its lack of concrete support for a Pacific-friendly agreement, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Key Pacific fisheries meeting fails to stop overfishing

Press release | 9 December, 2015 at 11:47

Bali, 9 December 2015 - A key Pacific fisheries meeting has failed to protect oceans from overfishing after a series of deadlocks in talks over stopping illegal and damaging fishing practices, Greenpeace International said today.

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