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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...

New report provides roadmap to transform Pacific tuna fisheries

Press release | 5 August, 2013 at 0:30

Suva/Sydney, August 5, 2013 - A new report, launched today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, provides a blueprint for how Pacific Island governments and regional bodies can promote a more sustainable and locally owned and operated tuna fishery in...

Minister receives petitions on Abbot Point and the Reef

Press release | 17 July, 2013 at 15:30

Rockhampton, 17 July 2013: Earlier today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Louise Mathiesson, presented Environment & Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, with a petition containing the names of 88,297 people who have signed Greenpeace’s petitions...

ARTISTS AND ACTIVISTS SCALING SHARD IN ARCTIC PROTEST

Press release | 16 July, 2013 at 13:20

Thursday 11th July 2013: A group of artists and activists has evaded security guards at the base of the Shard and is now climbing up the outside of Western Europe’s tallest sky-scraper. If the six women reach the top - 310m above the pavement -...

Environmental scientist and top model calls for end to rising tide of deadly plastic...

Press release | 9 July, 2013 at 16:21

Sydney, 9 July, 2013: Environmental scientist and international top model Laura Wells is featured in a new billboard campaign by Greenpeace as part of its push for a national Cash for Containers Scheme to reduce plastic rubbish which is...

Reef needs protection, not delay

Press release | 9 July, 2013 at 13:10

New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland.

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