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Greenpeace launches latest drive to save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 26 May, 2015 at 10:24

​Tuesday May 26, 2015, Sydney: Greenpeace launched its latest push to save the Great Barrier Reef today with a website urging UNESCO to keep a watch on the Reef and calling on the Australian government to stop coal port expansions in the Great...

Bipartisan cut to Renewable Energy Target a backwards step for action on climate change

Press release | 18 May, 2015 at 16:20

Monday 18 May, 2015, Sydney: Today’s announcement of a deal between the federal government and opposition to cut the Renewable Energy Target from 41,000 GWh to 33,000 GWh is bad news for Australian households and a backwards step for vital...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior brings relief to Vanuatu’s stranded islands

Press release | 16 May, 2015 at 9:00

16 May, 2015, Port Vila: Greenpeace’s flagship vessel, the Rainbow Warrior, will arrive in Vanuatu’s capital of Port Vila on Monday to help deliver relief to Vanuatu’s outlying islands, many of which are still stranded without electricity or...

No taxpayer money should finance Reef’s destruction

Press release | 13 May, 2015 at 14:24

Brisbane May 13, 2015 – Greenpeace is calling on the Federal Government to confirm that taxpayer money will not be spent on coal industry projects as part of the Northern Australia Infrastructure fund.

Don’t believe the hype: Government still failing to protect Reef

Press release | 11 May, 2015 at 14:39

Brisbane, May 11, 2015 - Less than three weeks before UNESCO will issue its draft recommendations on the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian government must do more to protect one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, Greenpeace Australia...

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Press release | 6 May, 2015 at 15:16

New Delhi, May 5, 2015 - Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a government crackdown on civil society. The Indian government recently froze the environmental NGO's bank accounts, leaving just enough funds...

Aussie tuna transformation a consumer success story

Press release | 4 May, 2015 at 16:39

Sydney, 4 May 2015, For the first time ever the majority of tuna brands on Australian supermarket shelves have converted to sourcing from environmentally responsible fishing methods

85% of Australians say Reef not Coal

Press release | 4 May, 2015 at 10:53

Brisbane, May 4, 2015: The overwhelming majority of Australians would choose to protect the Great Barrier Reef over expanding the coal industry, according to an opinion poll commissioned by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Queensland government must learn lessons from doomed coal port

Press release | 28 April, 2015 at 16:13

Gladstone, April 28, 2015 – The lacklustre demand for the Wiggins Island coal port cannot be glossed over by today’s long delayed first shipment and the Queensland government should reject new coal port developments along the Great Barrier Reef,...

Reef dredging still not OK

Press release | 20 April, 2015 at 10:21

Brisbane, 17 April: The Queensland Government’s referral of yet another dredging and dumping proposal for Abbot Point should be thrown out, says Greenpeace.

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