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China clean air plan a blow to Australian mega-mines

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 16:43

The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow China’s coal consumption growth and deflate coal prices globally even further.

‘Forget the rules, let’s dredge the reef and trash the climate.’

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 14:43

12 September 2013: In an extraordinary display of over-reach the Queensland Premier has asked Prime Minister-elect, Tony Abbott, to give the coal industry special treatment and fast-track the approvals needed for massive new coal mining projects...

Greenpeace sounds the alarm on the state of Philippine tuna: Calls for action to...

Press release | 9 September, 2013 at 7:59

General Santos City, Philippines, September 7, 2013 - Greenpeace today warned major tuna industry players in the Phillippines that unless drastic measures are put into place to halt the decline of the world’s tuna stocks there will be no future...

Palm oil leading cause of Indonesia forest destruction: RSPO leaves big brands exposed

Press release | 6 September, 2013 at 9:02

Jakarta/Sydney, 3 September 2013: The palm oil sector was the single largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia between 2009-2011, accounting for about a quarter of the country’s forest loss, revealed Greenpeace International in new mapping...

Greenpeace parodies ‘Coke Rewards’ site to boost cash for containers campaign

Press release | 21 August, 2013 at 12:32

Greenpeace launches new website.

Pacific tuna stocks in alarming decline

Press release | 16 August, 2013 at 9:40

Pohnpei, Micronesia, August 15 2013 - Pacific tuna stocks are experiencing further decline and current management measures are failing to restore stocks, a ten-day meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries...

GVK distances itself from Australian coal project and refuses to address financial risks

Press release | 13 August, 2013 at 14:37

Hyderabad, August 12, 2013: GVK Power & Infrastructure (GVKPIL) board chair, Dr. GVK Reddy, refused to answer questions about the company’s Australian coal proposals when asked by Greenpeace ccampaigners on the floor of today's Annual General...

Government ducks decision on Reef protection

Press release | 9 August, 2013 at 16:09

Friday 9 August, 2013: Greenpeace is disappointed by the postponement of a decision on the controversial dredging proposal at Abbot Point in north Queensland, despite clear evidence of the threats posed to the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace welcomes delay on major new QLD coal mine

Press release | 8 August, 2013 at 11:41

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision by federal Environment Minister Mark Butler to postpone for almost 3 months a decision on the massive new Kevin’s Corner coal mine proposed for central Queensland.

Media Release - Victory for NT over Coke on recycling

Press release | 7 August, 2013 at 9:42

Sydney, 7 Aug 2013:  Environment and community groups from around Australia today congratulated the Northern Territory, state and federal governments for working together to reinstate the Northern Territory’s successful cash for containers...

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