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Australia inciting Pacific instability with climate change stance

Press release | 11 September, 2015 at 15:44

Sydney, September 11 2015 - Australia and New Zealand are abandoning their neighbours and contributing to a growing humanitarian crisis through their blocking and inaction on climate change, Greenpeace Australia Pacific's CEO, David Ritter, said...

Greenpeace ship busts illegal tuna fishing operation in Pacific high seas,...

Press release | 10 September, 2015 at 16:49

Port Moresby, September 10, 2015 - As Pacific Islands Forum leaders consider a 10-year road map for a sustainable fisheries industry, the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior has uncovered a pirate fishing operation near Papua New Guinea’s waters with...

Pinning Australia’s prosperity to dying coal industry a grave error

Press release | 9 September, 2015 at 9:27

Sydney, August 28 2015 – Prime Minister Tony Abbott is steering Australia towards economic disaster by stubbornly pinning the country’s prosperity to the dying coal industry, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

IPA in the running for prize for role in destroying Australia’s coal price

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:41

Sydney, Sept 4 2015 -- Greenpeace Australia Pacific today ridiculed the notion that the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) is in the running to win an international prize for its role in repealing the carbon tax, and called for it to donate the...

Australia’s isolationist climate change stance failing Pacific neighbours

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:39

Port Moresby, 8 September 2015: The Abbott government is failing its Pacific neighbours and embarrassing itself internationally over its fossil fuel-driven, isolationist stance on climate change, the CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, David...

Greenpeace Australia Pacific hails court ruling on Russia and Arctic 30

Press release | 25 August, 2015 at 16:16

Sydney, 25 August 2015 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed an international ruling that Russia illegally arrested Greenpeace activists as a win for peaceful activism and the global environmental movement.

Governments prove they can’t be trusted with environment

Press release | 20 August, 2015 at 14:03

Sydney, 20 August, 2015: For immediate release The Federal and Queensland governments’ decision to push ahead with dredging the sea floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area for a coal port expansion at Abbot Point illustrates why they...

Tax dodging fossil fuel industry has too much power over Abbott government

Press release | 17 August, 2015 at 11:58

Sydney, 17 August 2015: Greenpeace have today said the Abbott government needs to stop trying to silence environment groups while mining companies are permitted to get away with tax minimisation.

Greenpeace backs Kiribati President’s call for an end to coal

Press release | 13 August, 2015 at 12:15

South Tarawa, Kiribati, 13 August 2015 - Kiribati President Anote Tong today called for a global and immediate moratorium on all new coal mines and coal mine expansions, and has called on all State leaders to back his call to action in the lead...

Government to put food industry lobby before consumers on labelling vote?

Press release | 12 August, 2015 at 10:51

Sydney, 12 August 2015: As the Senate prepares to vote on a bill that would require restaurants to tell customers where their seafood comes from, Greenpeace research reveals the lobby groups opposed to country of origin labelling gave nearly $850...

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