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Climate change, spiralling food prices and what the world must do next

Feature Story | 13 July, 2012 at 11:54

Finally, people are coming out in droves and talking openly about the links between climate change, extreme weather events… and food prices.

UNESCO steps up defence of the Reef

Feature Story | 9 July, 2012 at 14:10

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has just concluded its annual meeting. Last week’s decisions on the Great Barrier Reef have profound implications for its future protection and pose some tough questions for Environment Minister Tony Burke.

BREAKING NEWS: activists arrested, giant trawler en route for our shores

Feature Story | 4 July, 2012 at 11:50

After five and half days holding up one the world’s most destructive fishing trawlers, Greenpeace activists have been arrested by Dutch police. The trawler, the Margiris, is now headed for Tasmanian waters and will likely be in Australia by the...

The Great Barrier Reef

Image gallery | 2 July, 2012

UNESCO puts Australia on notice to save the Reef

Feature Story | 29 June, 2012 at 8:54

In St. Petersburg in Russia the World Heritage Committee is holding its annual meeting discussing the state of conservation of globally significant places on the World Heritage list.

Last call for brown coal

Feature Story | 28 June, 2012 at 18:19

The Federal Government is about to make a critical decision about whether or not it is still acceptable to build dirty coal-fired power stations in Australia.

The FV Margiris: Bad news for Australia

Feature Story | 28 June, 2012 at 10:45

In the late afternoon on Wednesday 27 June, at a port near Amsterdam, Greenpeace activists took action to prevent the departure of the FV Margiris, one of the world’s largest super trawlers, bound for Australian waters, from leaving the Dutch...

Dirty business as usual on the Reef

Feature Story | 25 June, 2012 at 11:46

If you’re reading this you probably already know that the Great Barrier Reef is under threat because of rampant industrialisation up and down the coast.

Drawing a line in the Arctic ice

Feature Story | 22 June, 2012 at 11:31

Yesterday at the Rio Earth Summit, Greenpeace joined forces with a host of famous names to demand that the uninhabited area of the High Arctic that lies around the North Pole be legally protected and kept off-limits to the companies and...

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