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Shark attack: Here’s how many sharks humans kill every hour

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 9 July, 2015

How big is the gap between how many people are killed by sharks each year, and how many sharks we kill? The comparison will amaze you. Sharks have been around on earth much longer than us, and play vital roles in keeping oceans healthy.

Overcoming fear of heights to stop new coal mining province

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 6 July, 2015

Perth based geologist Ric Davies was out to show support for a responsible resources industry I’m scared of heights – tall buildings, cliff tops and lifts. Glass lifts really get my blood pumping. Even the thought of it makes me nervous. But I’m...

Hollywood Giants Join Forces to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 3 July, 2015 at 14:25

Sydney, July 3rd, 2015: Hollywood mega-stars Mark Ruffalo and Ian Somerhalder have thrown their support behind the Greenpeace global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef.

UNESCO has made their call on the status of the Great Barrier Reef. What does it mean...

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 2 July, 2015

Over the past month, passionate people in the Greenpeace movement like you have been sending a strong message to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee: if we want to protect the world’s largest Reef for future generations, destructive coal...

Have your say: What should Australia’s food labelling laws look like?

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 2 July, 2015

We’ve been making noise about seafood labelling for over a year now, and we’re slowly making progress. Following our campaign last summer, a Senate Committee recommended that Australian ‘Country of Origin Labelling’ (CoOL) laws should apply in...

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