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Greg Hunt, let’s just pretend Carmichael never happened

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 July, 2015

It’s been a tough week for Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt. We have some advice we think might just help… It’s not been his best week. Image copyright News Limited, via news.com.au Greg Hunt’s very bad, terribly awful week Being the...

12 photos that changed the world

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 24 July, 2015

The Quaker concept of bearing witness is one of the guiding principles of Greenpeace. Nowhere is this more manifest than in the images we produce. One of the founders of Greenpeace, Bob Hunter, proposed the notion of ‘Mind Bombs’ –  when an...

12 photos that changed the world

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 24 July, 2015

The Quaker concept of bearing witness is one of the guiding principles of Greenpeace. Nowhere is this more manifest than in the images we produce. One of the founders of Greenpeace, Bob Hunter, proposed the notion of ‘Mind Bombs’ –  when an...

This is the impact of our daily life on the planet

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 4 June, 2015

Every day, we all make choices that impact our local area, country, and the world at large. It can be hard to make the link between your favourite chocolate treat and deforestation in Indonesia – but when you zoom out a little, the impact of all...

A spectacular event you won’t want to miss

Blog entry by Jacki Boyce | 4 June, 2015

For one special night, the Eastern Shard at Federation Square in Melbourne will be transformed into a glittering canvas of light and live performance, revealing the majesty – and dark underbelly – of life on the Great Barrier Reef. Aerial...

China coal use falls, bringing carbon dioxide emissions down too

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 1 June, 2015

Official data from China shows coal use continuing to fall precipitously – bringing carbon dioxide emissions down with it. The data – which comes months before crucial climate talks in Paris – means China has cut emissions during the first four...

UNESCO draft decision: The Barrier Reef is not listed as in danger, but the threats...

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 1 June, 2015

Post by Jon C. Day, James Cook University, originally appeared in The Conversation The draft decision by UNESCO and IUCN proposes not to list the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) World Heritage Area as “in danger”, but it does put Australia on notice.

The Rainbow Warrior visits Vanuatu

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 29 May, 2015

It’s been a big few weeks for the Rainbow Warrior in Vanuatu. Below are some beautiful images from where she is delivering supplies to the outer Islands effected by Cyclone Pam in March. A mixture of repairs, supply deliveries and village life...

The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Tanna Island

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | 29 May, 2015

Seeing the sun coming through my cabin’s porthole early on Wednesday morning was a very welcoming wake-up call. I knew that this meant land ahead. Captain Mike had predicted an early arrival to Tanna Island and I was more than ready for some...

The Reef is fine – except it’s not

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 March, 2015

The Australian government is running a PR campaign to convince the world that the Great Barrier Reef is fine – most recently inviting international journalists to take a guided tour of the Reef. With a 50% decline in coral cover since 1985, we...

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