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Great Barrier Reef bleaching warning - time to quit coal, Queensland

Press release | 1 March, 2016 at 17:24

Brisbane, 1 March 2016 - Today’s announcement issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority that the reef is suffering a level 1 bleaching event is a clear signal that Queensland must move away from coal.

Sliding Chinese coal consumption hastens Australian coal industry’s decline

Press release | 1 March, 2016 at 15:15

Sydney, 1 March 2016 – New figures showing a further fall in Chinese coal consumption indicate the market for Australian coal is continuing to decline, and that more expansion of coal mining in Australia is economically irresponsible, said...

Anglo American's dismal earnings results signal an industry in structural decline

Press release | 17 February, 2016 at 7:12

Sydney, 16 February 2016 - Responding to Anglo American’s full-year earnings report and the company’s credit status downgrade by ratings agency Moody’s, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s climate and energy campaigner Nikola Casule said:

Coca-Cola lobbying risks Baird’s promised recycling system: video

Press release | 16 February, 2016 at 10:23

Sydney, 16 February 2016 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has warned that NSW Premier Mike Baird’s promised ‘world’s best practice’ container recycling system is at risk over opposition from Coca-Cola with the launch of a spoof ad targeting the...

Stripped-down activists find little to wear at The North Face Store protests in...

Press release | 5 February, 2016 at 8:11

Sydney and Melbourne, 4 February 2016 – Stripped-down Greenpeace activists today targeted three flagship stores of outdoor clothing company The North Face in Sydney and Melbourne over the company’s use of polluting chemicals.

CSIRO job cuts a blow to Australia’s future

Press release | 4 February, 2016 at 13:51

Sydney, 4 February 2016 - Reacting to news of forced large-scale job cuts at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Climate and Energy Campaigner, Nikola Casule, said:

Carmichael environmental authority - a sell out by Qld

Press release | 2 February, 2016 at 19:03

Brisbane, 2 February 2016 - The Queensland Government has sold out the Great Barrier Reef and the Australian public by granting an environmental authority for the Carmichael mega coal mine, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Hazardous chemicals found in many outdoor clothing brands

Press release | 25 January, 2016 at 19:13

Munich, 25 January 2016 – Hazardous and persistent chemicals, dangerous to human health and the environment, have been found in the products of leading outdoor brands.

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...

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