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Coal mining industry has more power over Abbott Government than Minister for Agriculture

Press release | 10 July, 2015 at 14:30

Greenpeace has renewed its call for an inquiry into the relationship between fossil fuel mining companies and the LNP after the approval of the Shenhua coalmine in the Liverpool Plains despite the opposition of Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.

Hollywood Giants Join Forces to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 3 July, 2015 at 14:25

Sydney, July 3rd, 2015: Hollywood mega-stars Mark Ruffalo and Ian Somerhalder have thrown their support behind the Greenpeace global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Coal and Coral Don’t Mix - The Great Barrier Reef is Still in Danger

Press release | 1 July, 2015 at 20:35

Bonn, Germany, July 1, 2015: Greenpeace has warned that until the threat from coal and climate change is removed, the Great Barrier Reef remains in danger.

Greenpeace renews call for inquiry into latest revelations of special treatment for...

Press release | 1 July, 2015 at 12:15

Greenpeace has renewed calls for an immediate inquiry into the relationship between the influence of the fossil fuel industry over government in Australia after revelations in today’s Sydney Morning Herald.

Greenpeace calls for Inquiry into fossil fuel lobbying and Federal Government

Press release | 16 June, 2015 at 16:58

16 June 2015, Greenpeace has today launched a call for an independent Inquiry into the relationship between the fossil fuel industry, its lobbyists and political parties in order to uncover the source of recent government decisions, including the...

Grammy Award-Winner Gotye Supports the Global Campaign to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 12 June, 2015 at 14:07

Sydney, June 12th 2015: Grammy-winning musician Gotye has donated his talent to a stunning new video, launched by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, as part of the global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef.

​Greenpeace International staff member refused entry to India despite valid business visa

Press release | 8 June, 2015 at 8:33

New Delhi, June 8, 2015: A Greenpeace International member travelling from Sydney was barred from entering India on Saturday evening despite having a valid business visa and all necessary documents. No formal reason was given by immigration...

Indonesian paper company announces end to forest destruction, thanks to pressure...

Press release | 3 June, 2015 at 14:53

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 3 June 2015 - One of the world’s largest producers of pulp and paper, APRIL, has today announced an end to deforestation as part of a new ‘Sustainable Forest Management Plan’.

Greenpeace Statement on the UNESCO draft report into the state of the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 29 May, 2015 at 20:55

Sydney May 30th, 2015: By insisting that the Australian government prepare a report within 18 months, to be reviewed by the Committee in 2017 UNESCO has clearly shown that the Great Barrier Reef is not fine and is not safe in Tony Abbott’s hands.

Norway’s divestment from coal another warning for Galilee coal

Press release | 29 May, 2015 at 14:20

Sydney, May 28, 2015 - In response to groundbreaking news that the finance committee of the Norwegian Parliament will vote to divest the Norwegian Government Pension Fund from coal mining and coal based utilities, Greenpeace Australia Pacific...

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