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Labor set to roll for miners on Qland water reforms

Press release | 30 September, 2015 at 11:02

Brisbane, 30 September 2015 - Greenpeace is questioning the Queensland Labor Government’s commitment to protecting the Reef after documents revealed they may allow laws that give mining companies unrestricted and unscrutinised access to...

Taxpayer funds to prop up unbankable Carmichael mine

Press release | 28 September, 2015 at 11:43

Sydney, September 23 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has slammed government plans to use taxpayers' money to build infrastructure for the failing Carmichael coal mine project in Queensland.

Greenpeace urges Pacific nations transshipment crackdown

Press release | 28 September, 2015 at 11:34

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, 23 September, 2015 - Greenpeace is urging a Pacific meeting on fish stock protection to consider a ban on vessels transferring their catch to other ships at sea - a process that encourages illegal fishing.

Greenpeace calls for more transparency on Australian energy deals after Chevron tax...

Press release | 17 September, 2015 at 18:10

Sydney, September 17 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has called for more transparency in energy deals Australia strikes with multinational corporations after an expose of how US oil and gas giant Chevron dodges billions of dollars in tax...

Greenpeace calls for overhaul of Pacific fishing practices after Nauru transshipment ban

Press release | 17 September, 2015 at 14:43

Sydney, September 17 2015 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has called for a region-wide ban on the transshipment of fish catches following Nauru’s announcement today that it would no longer allow the practice in its waters.

A new opportunity to tackle climate change

Press release | 15 September, 2015 at 14:46

Sydney, September 15 2015 - Malcolm Turnbull’s appointment as Australia’s prime minister is a welcome opportunity to undo the retrograde climate change and environmental policies of the past few years, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s CEO, David...

Greenpeace calls for investigation into illegal fishing by Taiwanese ship

Press release | 11 September, 2015 at 15:55

Port Moresby, September 11 2015 – Greenpeace is urging Pacific nations to investigate and capture the Taiwanese-flagged ship that illegally caught tuna and 75 kilograms of shark fins, which the state’s Taiwan Fisheries Agency (TFA) had failed to...

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.

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