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MEDIA CONFERENCE SYD 10.20AM: 3 mth pre-trial detention extension for Greenpeace...

Press release | 16 November, 2013 at 6:50

MEDIA ALERT - BREAKING NEWS: Family of Greenpeace Arctic30 will react to breaking news that Russia’s Investigative Committee yesterday announced it will apply for a three-month extension to the detention of the Arctic 30 which includes Australian...

No place for dodgy coal companies in Australia

Press release | 15 November, 2013 at 12:00

Brisbane, 15 November 2013: Greenpeace is calling on Environment Minister Greg Hunt to rule out allowing Adani to develop its T0 coal terminal in the sensitive Great Barrier Reef and their mega coal mine in the Galilee Basin after new revelations...

Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney publishes letter to Putin calling for release of Arctic 30

Press release | 15 November, 2013 at 10:18

Sydney/Amsterdam 15 November 2013 - Sir Paul McCartney yesterday published his personal correspondence to Vladimir Putin, in which the ex-Beatle calls for the Arctic 30 to be reunited with their families.

Greenpeace and family of Arctic30 Tasmanian Colin Russell welcome TAS Parliament motion

Press release | 13 November, 2013 at 15:53

The Greens, Labor and Liberal parties have passed a motion in the Tasmanian parliament calling on the Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop to act to secure the release of Tasmanian Colin Russell and the ‘Arctic 30’ - a group of Greenpeace...

Abbott’s scorched earth climate policy

Press release | 13 November, 2013 at 10:35

Wednesday 13 November, 2013: Greenpeace is accusing the Coalition of running a scorched earth policy on climate change following today’s tabling of legislation to ditch the carbon price despite having no credible alternative.

Greenpeace Arctic 30 arrive in St Petersburg

Press release | 13 November, 2013 at 6:12

Sydney/Amsterdam, 13 November 2013 – The train carrying 30 men and women detained after a peaceful protest at a Gazprom Arctic oil platform arrived yesterday in St Petersburg. Greenpeace International confirms the train arrived at St Petersburg’s...

Community blocks Whitehaven construction

Press release | 12 November, 2013 at 10:05

Tuesday 12 November 2013: The Maules Creek community and their supporters have this morning blocked attempts by Whitehaven Coal to start construction of their Maules Creek coal mine, near Narrabri.

Relocation of Greenpeace Arctic30 from Murmansk begins

Press release | 11 November, 2013 at 17:06

Sydney/Amsterdam 11th November 2013 – The transport away from Murmansk of thirty men and women detained by Russia following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil platform started at around 5:00am Monday, local time. Greenpeace International...

Greenpeace International releases new footage of Arctic Sunrise boarding

Press release | 9 November, 2013 at 7:55

Sydney/Amsterdam, 9 November 2013 – Greenpeace International today released previously unseen footage taken during the boarding and seizure of the ship Arctic Sunrise by armed Russian security officers following a peaceful Arctic oil protest.

New letter: Greenpeace's Alex Harris writes of life in Mumansk

Press release | 7 November, 2013 at 14:30

Greenpeace Australia Pacific has released a new letter from Australian permanent resident 27 year old Alexandra Harris, employed by Greenpeace and now detained in Russia, written to her manager in Sydney.

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