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Iconic Maules Creek campaign gets boost with national group CEOs pledging full support

Press release | 10 February, 2014 at 12:17

Monday 10 February 2014: In a dramatic upscaling of events, a coalition has been formed to prevent Mark Vaile’s Whitehaven Coal, from destroying the last remaining forest of its kind and to stop the construction of what would be the largest new...

Govt report whitewashes damage to Great Barrier Reef to avoid World Heritage ‘In...

Press release | 2 February, 2014 at 17:07

Greenpeace Australia Pacific says the Abbott government’s claim that it is making progress in managing and protecting the reef flies in the face of recent approvals of massive coal and gas developments that will damage the reef.

Green light to Reef dumping a disgrace - but conditions will delay coal port plans

Press release | 31 January, 2014 at 14:46

Brisbane, 30 January 2014. Greenpeace says the Great Barrier Marine Park Authority approval of a permit to dump spoil on the Reef is another hit for the World Heritage listed site which will increase the likelihood that UNESCO lists it as ‘in...

Reef dumping permit application should be rejected: Greenpeace

Press release | 30 January, 2014 at 12:12

Brisbane, 30 January 2014. Greenpeace says dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef is like dumping rubbish in the Grand Canyon, and would be an international embarrassment.

Port authority should withdraw application to dump dredge spoil on WW2 plane wreck:...

Press release | 16 January, 2014 at 14:01

Greenpeace is today calling on North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) to withdraw its application for a permit to dump 3-million cubic metres of dredge spoil near a WW2 plane wreck where 14 servicemen lost their lives.

Maules Creek protestors blockade to stop mine construction

Press release | 13 January, 2014 at 8:55

Protestors today have launched a blockade at the site of Whitehaven’s controversial Maules Creek coal project in North West NSW, turning back vehicles seeking to clear the forest for construction of rail infrastructure.

Maules Creek protestors blockade to stop mine construction

Press release | 13 January, 2014 at 8:55

Protestors today have launched a blockade at the site of Whitehaven’s controversial Maules Creek coal project in North West NSW, turning back vehicles seeking to clear the forest for construction of rail infrastructure.

Nemo makes a cameo at G’Day USA Gala Dinner – appeals for US help to ‘Save my Home’

Press release | 12 January, 2014 at 15:44

LOS ANGELES, CA - A world famous celebrity – Nemo the clown fish – made a cameo appearance at the Australian Government’s G’Day USA Gala Dinner in Los Angeles tonight (Sunday afternoon Australian time) to appeal to Americans to help him save his...

Australians helped secure NZ shark finning ban, want WA cull stopped too

Press release | 9 January, 2014 at 12:44

Sydney, 9 January 2014. Greenpeace Australia Pacific today welcomed the New Zealand government’s announcement that it will join Australia and ban the brutal practice of shark finning, saying the change was helped by over 20,000 of its supporters...

Greenpeace Arctic 30 Australian Colin Russell returns home to Tassie

Press release | 3 January, 2014 at 6:25

Sydney 3 January 2014: Last night at 22.55, Tasmanian Colin Russell touched down in Hobart after spending more than 100 days in Russian captivity following a peaceful protest by Greenpeace in the Arctic against oil drilling.

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