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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.

IPA in the running for prize for role in destroying Australia’s coal price

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:41

Sydney, Sept 4 2015 -- Greenpeace Australia Pacific today ridiculed the notion that the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) is in the running to win an international prize for its role in repealing the carbon tax, and called for it to donate the...

Australia’s isolationist climate change stance failing Pacific neighbours

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:39

Port Moresby, 8 September 2015: The Abbott government is failing its Pacific neighbours and embarrassing itself internationally over its fossil fuel-driven, isolationist stance on climate change, the CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, David...

Greenpeace Australia Pacific hails court ruling on Russia and Arctic 30

Press release | 25 August, 2015 at 16:16

Sydney, 25 August 2015 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed an international ruling that Russia illegally arrested Greenpeace activists as a win for peaceful activism and the global environmental movement.

Governments prove they can’t be trusted with environment

Press release | 20 August, 2015 at 14:03

Sydney, 20 August, 2015: For immediate release The Federal and Queensland governments’ decision to push ahead with dredging the sea floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area for a coal port expansion at Abbot Point illustrates why they...

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