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Why the Great Barrier Reef is Dying

Blog entry by Justin Hawk | 12 April, 2016

Fish of every imaginable colour race between the corals as the sun’s rays dance through the ocean’s surface. A stingray slowly drifts by, taking... The post Why the Great Barrier Reef is Dying appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific...

The rise of Pacific power: From small island states to large ocean states

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | 8 April, 2016

The Pacific region consists of 24 island states scattered across a quarter of the earth’s surface – a vast area of some 30 million... The post The rise of Pacific power: From small island states to large ocean states appeared first on ...

Queensland government has put more than just the Reef at risk

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 6 April, 2016

There’s something magical about the way sea creatures dart in and out of the cracks on the Great Barrier Reef. You can see vibrant... The post Queensland government has put more than just the Reef at risk appeared first on Greenpeace...

Insanity of more coal - Qld approves mining lease for Carmichael

Press release | 3 April, 2016 at 11:55

Brisbane, April 3 2016 - The Queensland Government’s approval of a mining lease for Australia’s biggest coal mine while the Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst bleaching in over a decade is indefensible, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said...

World’s coal power plants consume enough freshwater to sustain 1 billion people –...

Press release | 22 March, 2016 at 12:34

Sydney, 22 March 2016 – The world’s rapidly dwindling freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and conflicts over water, according to a new...

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