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Coal Dead Hand

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 21 September, 2014

Are you buckled in? We’re on a crash course to last century! Oops, it’s just 2014 in Australia. Despite having made great strides toward a green and sustainable future, Australia is now heading backwards, with the coal industry influential in...

Tiny beads, big problem: Is there plastic in your facewash?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 19 September, 2014

When you think about the environmental impact of washing your face, you’re probably just worried about wasting water. Unfortunately, when you’re scrubbing away every morning you could also be washing the health of our oceans down your drain.

Coal, Divestment and Democracy

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 September, 2014

By John Keane, University of Sydney Pushed and pulled in different directions by government policies and market forces, modern universities try hard to be public institutions for the public good. Fond of proclamations, their efforts are...

Are you on the right side of history?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 September, 2014

The People’s Climate March will take place this coming Sunday. And with around 2,000 events planned, including huge rallies in New York and London, this may well prove to be the large climate rally in history. But what is the People’s Climate...

The Arctic is worth fighting for

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 September, 2014

Blogpost by Yeb Saño As I witness with my own eyes the sublime and spectacular beauty of the Arctic, I realize that we live on a deeply interconnected planet. What happens all over the world affects this region in seriously profound and...

You’ve never seen the Arctic like this before…

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 September, 2014

MUST SEE: Incredible footage caught on tape as a tourist records an ‘iceberg tsunami’ heading towards his boat in Greenland. You’ll never believe what happens next… Surprised? Share this blog on Facebook and Twitter! The post You’ve never...

Kids Care: Dear Greenpeace

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 31 August, 2014

Greenpeace is working towards creating a green and peaceful world for the children of today and tomorrow, so we love receiving letters from kids who are passionate about the work we do. Recently, we received some beautiful illustrations from...

13 ways to green your wardrobe

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 29 August, 2014

Say what you will about jeggings – more often than not, the real fashion victims are the environment, climate, and people making your clothes. Alongside supporting petitions and telling brands they need to change, there are lots of other things...

Sydney University’s Report Card

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 28 August, 2014

From the national headlines to the private board rooms of Sydney Uni, people are talking about us. Do you know why? In the last week, over 17,500 Greenpeace supporters have called on Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence to divest from Whitehaven Coal...

Let’s stop feeling so guilty about global warming

Blog entry by Emma Thompson | 25 August, 2014

Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia. We’re told that it is all our fault,...

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