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Stranger Things’ David Harbour voyages to the Antarctic to dance with penguins for an...

Press release | 20 February, 2018 at 9:58

SYDNEY, 21 February 2018 - Stranger Things actor David Harbour has fulfilled his promise to the internet to dance with penguins in the Antarctic, following a Twitter challenge with Greenpeace.

Port Augusta locals raising funds to push South Australian pollies to clean up coal’s...

Press release | 14 February, 2018 at 14:24

PORT AUGUSTA, Feb 19, 2018 - Port Augusta residents sick of choking on harmful dust blown from the decommissioned Northern Power station are demanding that South Australia’s political leaders resolve the festering health hazard once and for all.

Stars get on board to protect the strange things and fantastic beasts of the...

Press release | 8 February, 2018 at 15:34

Sydney, 9 February 2018 – 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by...

Aurizon pull NAIF loan request, striking another blow to Adani’s planned mega-mine

Press release | 8 February, 2018 at 13:07

SYDNEY, February 9 , 2018 - Rail operator Aurizon’s withdrawal of a request for federal funding of its proposed rail line to the Galilee Basin is yet another demonstration of the economic unviability of the Adani Group’s Carmichael coal mine.

Huge swell of public opposition to new oil plot release in protected marine park

Press release | 6 February, 2018 at 15:46

February 7, 2018: The Australian community are more opposed to fossil fuels at any time in history and the government must recognise concerns and cancel the release of new oil and gas exploration exploration areas, particularly that crossing into...

Greenpeace and Nature and Youth take the Norwegian Government to the Supreme Court

Press release | 5 February, 2018 at 10:21

Oslo, 5 February, 2018: Today, Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth are appealing the judgement in their case against the Norwegian Government for Arctic oil drilling.

Nuclear survivors call on Australia and Japan to sign treaty banning nukes

Press release | 1 February, 2018 at 16:23

Sydney, 5 February, 2018 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific vessels greeted Japan’s Peace Boat in Sydney Harbour this morning as it arrived to advocate for nuclear disarmament and urge the Australian and Japanese governments to sign the UN Treaty on...

Bill Shorten says toxic Adani mine could be blocked by future Labor government

Press release | 29 January, 2018 at 15:22

January 30, 2017: Federal Labor leader, Bill Shorten, has effectively committed to stopping the Adani mine if his party wins the next election.

Oscar-winner Javier Bardem dives to Antarctic seafloor to call for protection of the...

Press release | 29 January, 2018 at 12:10

Sydney, 30 January, 2018 – Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived to the Antarctic seafloor in a two-person submarine to call for the creation of an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

Press release | 23 January, 2018 at 12:12

SYDNEY, January 24, 2018: Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited by humans.

Government’s $60m Reef plan meaningless without measures to address climate change

Press release | 21 January, 2018 at 13:09

SYDNEY, January 22, 2018 - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to pay farmers up to $60 million to reduce sediment runoff to the Great Barrier Reef is the kind of tinkering around the edges approach that has failed in the past and does...

2017 hottest year ever outside El Niño cycle

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 21:14

SYDNEY, January 19, 2018 - The news that last year was the hottest ever recorded outside the El Niño cycle provides yet another wake-up call for world leaders to take swift action to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

WEF 2018: Greenpeace brings Justice to Davos

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 0:47

Davos, 18 January, 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists have unveiled a 6-metre statue of Justice on the outskirts of Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum.[1] The action comes as Greenpeace International sets out the ten fundamental...

Penguins pop up across the globe in march for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

Press release | 14 January, 2018 at 10:24

Sydney, 15 January 2018 – As a groundbreaking expedition begins in the Antarctic, pop-up penguins have been spotted from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Sydney, and Johannesburg to Washington DC, marching for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. [1]

Attacks on workers and environment more proof MCA terminally out of touch

Press release | 10 January, 2018 at 11:43

January 11, 2018: Calls by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) to hobble workers’ rights and strip environmental protections are a reminder of why the lobby group is being abandoned by their own members.

Increasingly frequent coral bleaching events show the need to take urgent action on...

Press release | 4 January, 2018 at 11:36

SYDNEY, January 5 2018 - An alarming new study published today in Science warning that large-scale coral bleaching events could start occurring every year highlights the urgent need for serious action to fight climate change.

Decision made in case against Arctic Oil in Norway: Right to a healthy environment...

Press release | 4 January, 2018 at 8:13

Oslo, Norway, January 5, 2018 – In the case brought against the Norwegian Government by Greenpeace Norway, Nature and Youth and the Grandparents Climate Campaign for granting new oil licenses to drill in the Arctic, the Oslo District Court...

NAB rule out new thermal coal mines

Press release | 13 December, 2017 at 8:52

December 14, 2017: Australia’s dirtiest industry has been dealt another blow with the second of the “Big Four” banks ruling out funding for new thermal coal mines.

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate...

Press release | 10 December, 2017 at 9:22

Manila, 11 December 2017 - The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits an important milestone in the Philippines today - one day after...

Greenpeace returning to the Antarctic to push for world’s largest ocean sanctuary

Press release | 30 November, 2017 at 14:24

SYDNEY, December 1, 2017 - As a huge marine protected area in the Ross Sea comes into force on World Antarctica Day (Friday 1 December) this year, Greenpeace has announced an ambitious three-month Antarctic expedition.

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