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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departs Russian port after ten months in custody

Press release | 1 August, 2014 at 22:11

Amsterdam/Sydney 1 August 2014. More than 300 days after it was illegally boarded following a high profile peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has finally departed Murmansk, Russia en route for its...

Let me google that for you, Minister: Greenpeace sets the record straight for Greg Hunt

Press release | 29 July, 2014 at 10:24

Sydney, 29 July 2014: Claims by Environment Minister Greg Hunt suggesting Greenpeace has has been too hard on the Liberal Government can be disproved with a simple Google search, says Greenpeace.

Carbon Price repeal blindly irrational

Press release | 17 July, 2014 at 11:51

Thursday 17 July, 2014: Following the repeal of the Carbon Price, Greenpeace reminded Prime Minister Tony Abbott that his government is still committed to reducing Australia’s emissions by five per cent by 2020 and even meeting this measly target...

New evidence reveals Australian companies trading in paper from Indonesian forest...

Press release | 8 July, 2014 at 13:33

Jakarta, Sydney: 8 July 2014 - Indonesia’s second largest pulp and paper company, APRIL, which is part of the RGE Group, has been caught out in photographic evidence clearing rainforests and fire-prone peatland, deceiving customers through false...

New report reveals Origin, EnergyAustralia and AGL's attack on the Renewable Energy...

Press release | 23 June, 2014 at 11:10

SYDNEY, 23 JUNE 2014. With Australia’s Renewable Energy Target under review by the Federal Government, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has released a new report which analyses why and how Australia’s biggest three energy retailers - Origin,...

Controversial mega-mine delayed

Press release | 17 June, 2014 at 11:04

Tuesday 17 June, 2014: Greenpeace today welcomed Greg Hunt's decision to delay the approval of the controversial Carmichael mega-mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin, but is calling on the Environment Minister to reject the proposal entirely.

Winter clearing stopped as Whitehaven Coal raises the white flag

Press release | 12 June, 2014 at 16:36

Sydney, Thursday 12 June 2014: Today, winter clearing at Australia’s most controversial new coal mine – Maules Creek - was stopped after Whitehaven gave the Land and Environment Court an undertaking to stop the bulldozers until a full hearing of...

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise to be released by Russian authorities in surprise move

Press release | 7 June, 2014 at 6:56

Amsterdam/Sydney 7 June 2014. Russia’s investigative committee (IC), late yesterday Sydney time, informed Greenpeace International that it has annulled the arrest of the ship Arctic Sunrise, which has remained in custody in Murmansk since a high...

New Factory Trawler Could Slip into Australia Under Net Of Secrecy

Press release | 5 June, 2014 at 6:03

Conservation groups have raised the alarm that more large freezer factory trawlers, including one flying a flag of convenience, could be fishing in Australian waters within weeks without any public consultation and despite significant concerns...

Greenpeace sends in the airforce to bear witness to Leard Forest mine destruction

Press release | 4 June, 2014 at 14:40

Maules Creek, NSW: Today, two motorised para-gliders have taken to the sky above the Leard State Forest. The gliders are filming the devastation left in the wake of Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozing of critically endangered forest.

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