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Giving Greg Hunt the big picture

Press release | 20 December, 2013 at 10:25

What: Greenpeace and local Flinders residents will today deliver a stunning framed photo of the Great Barrier Reef to Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt, to serve as a permanent and timely reminder of what he is charged to protect.

Russian parliament adopts amnesty for Arctic 30 - official

Press release | 19 December, 2013 at 6:55

Sydney/Amsterdam, 19 December 2013. The Russian parliament yesterday formally adopted an amnesty that will end legal proceedings against the Arctic 30, which includes Australian Colin Russell and permanent residents Alex Harris (Sydney) and Jon...

Russian parliament votes for amnesty for Arctic 30

Press release | 18 December, 2013 at 20:01

Sydney/Amsterdam, 18 December 2013 - The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic, including Australian Colin Russell and permanent residents Alex Harris (Sydney) and Jon Beauchamp (Adelaide), have...

Protestors take ANZ’s AGM by storm, highlighting fossil fuel investment risks

Press release | 18 December, 2013 at 14:27

BRISBANE, 18 DECEMBER: Shareholders and bank executives will be left in no doubt about the bank’s position as number one financer of coal mines in Australia and its position as the world’s 19th largest climate offender as they made their way into...

Eyes of Arctic 30 turn to Russian parliament on eve of amnesty vote

Press release | 18 December, 2013 at 5:30

Sydney/ Amsterdam, 18 December 2013. A crucial vote in the Duma (Russian parliament) today could see the end of legal proceedings against the Arctic 30, which includes Tasmanian Colin Russell and Australian permanent residents Alex Harris...

Greenpeace’s Esperanza docks at Townsville with hope of urgent meeting with GBRMPA

Press release | 16 December, 2013 at 9:15

Monday, 16 December 2013 - Townsville: Greenpeace will request an urgent meeting with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to ask that it refuse to issue a permit to dispose of dredge spoils in the Reef’s marine park. Greenpeace...

Russian Authorities say Arctic30 cannot return home

Press release | 14 December, 2013 at 5:49

Sydney/Amsterdam, December 14th 2013: The Russian authorities have told the Greenpeace Arctic 30, including Australian Colin Russell, that they cannot leave the country, defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should...

Greenpeace: Current draft of Russian Amnesty does not include Arctic30

Press release | 12 December, 2013 at 6:15

Sydney/Amsterdam, December 12th 2013: Lawyers for Greenpeace International believe the draft text of a Russian amnesty to be voted on by the Duma (the Russian parliament) would be unlikely to benefit the Arctic 30.

Greg Hunt takes enormous dump on the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 11 December, 2013 at 8:50

Gladstone, 11 December 2013: Greg Hunt has failed in his first test as Environment Minister with a trifecta of approvals with enormous impacts on the Great Barrier Reef:

Countries leave Pacific tuna commission with license to overfish

Press release | 10 December, 2013 at 13:02

Cairns, 6 December 2013 – The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission 10th meeting ended today. The discussions had been at a deadlock over conservation and management measures needed to reverse overfishing of the region’s bigeye tuna...

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