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Photo | 27 June, 2012

A school of Bluestripe Snapper (Lutjanus kasmira). Already under stress from the impacts of climate change such as ocean acidification and temperature rise, the Great Barrier Reef is now under further threat from Australia's coal boom. Inland coal mines will transport the coal to shipping ports along the Queensland coast to be shipped through the Reef resulting in a massive increase in shipping through the World Heritage area. The proposed developments prompted the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee to consider placing the GBR on the “World Heritage in Danger” list. Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all developments in the region until a Strategic Assessment of the impacts of the developments has been completed. 01/27/2006

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Bill Ryan - Australian Hero

Video | 3 April, 2014 at 10:33

"I'm now 92 years of age and I was a veteran of the second world war. I served in the Kokoda campaign in New Britain. I thought what we were fighting for there was proper democracy. But I've learned that was not the situation. The government...

Save sharks

Video | 28 January, 2014 at 9:58

Sharks get a bad rap for being ‘dangerous predators’ that need to be controlled. That might be true in Hollywood, but in the real world humans are way more deadly for sharks. When you think about it, the kid that made this video actually makes...

The Arctic 30 Return Home

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The Arctic 30 thank YOU for your support

Video | 30 December, 2013 at 0:00

All of the Greenpeace 'Arctic 30' have now returned home, having been detained in Russia for 100 days following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling. Through this video, they would like to express their gratitude to all those around the...

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