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How loggers are destroying the Amazon — and getting away with it

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 July, 2015

The Amazon rainforest is the largest on earth. Its biodiversity is unparalleled, it is crucial to the stability of the global climate, and it is home to many indigenous peoples. But for its immense size and importance, the Amazon is also...

Dumpster diving 101: Frank eats out of bins

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 15 July, 2015

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO), roughly one third of food is wasted globally. When you take into account the energy, land, water, effort, transport, fuel and packaging that make up the modern...

Seriously, Tony?! 5 ways the Abbott government’s war on renewables is an attack on...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 15 July, 2015

The Abbott government’s latest move isn’t just an attack on renewable energy – it’s an attack on Australians around the country.   Image found on Imgur Over the last few days, newspapers, environmental organisations and people around the world...

Can’t flush this: 5 things you need to stop flushing down your toilet right now

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 14 July, 2015

When you flush things down the toilet – they don’t just disappear. Here are 5 things we need to stop flushing down the toilet right now for our oceans. In Australia, what we send down our kitchen, laundry, and bathroom drains – and everything we...

Investigate fossil fuel companies for tax avoidance

Press release | 14 July, 2015 at 17:07

Sydney, Tuesday 14 July 2015: Greenpeace has called for an investigation into fossil fuel companies that may be using millions of dollars in tax write-offs to fund political campaigns.

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