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New FOI documents show expert advice to not dredge and dump on the Reef was ignored

Feature Story | 2 March, 2014 at 16:10

NEWSFLASH: A man is strongly advised by his doctor to give up smoking, or cause irreversible damage to his health. After hearing the news, he meanders down to his corner shop and buys a pack of 25s.

Pulling back the shower curtain: Find out about P&G's dirty secret!

Feature Story | 26 February, 2014 at 17:30

Procter & Gamble claims that nearly 5 billion people use its products, among them the anti-dandruff shampoo Head & Shoulders. But what's not so squeaky clean is that P&G is making those billions of consumers unknowingly part of an environmental...

Kids Care: Art for ‘Cash for Containers’

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 25 February, 2014

The quest for a national cash for containers recycling scheme has got under the skin of a couple of Inner West high school students and budding artists from Sydney. Isobel Baker, 14, from Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design created this...

Concerns about Great Barrier Marine Park Authority Board swept under the carpet

Feature Story | 24 February, 2014 at 12:44

Last year Greenpeace’s Investigations Unit took a fine tooth comb to minutes of meetings of the board of the Great Barrier Marine Park Authority (GBMPA). What we uncovered looked fishy.

Rings of injustice

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 21 February, 2014

Condemned to three years in a Russian prison for spray painting a fence? It sounds unbelievable, doesn’t it? But the unbelievable is happening to many activists across Russia and one man in particular – Evgeny Vitishko. Evgeny, an environmental...

Palm oil: the dirty truth

Feature Story | 20 February, 2014 at 15:48

Here's why we're demanding clean palm oil in our products.

Kids Care: Save our Sharks

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 18 February, 2014

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. Our friend Kaspar Graham-Koorey (and his father) made this video to...

Crazy weather and crazy politicians

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 14 February, 2014

Sydney Harbour Bridge was barely visible through the smoke and amber coloured sky. Men covered in protective clothing sprayed water at the blazing bush. A row of four ducks swiftly waddled their way out of danger. That was the first time I had...

The movement for tiger-friendly products starts today. Are you in?

Feature Story | 11 February, 2014 at 16:11

Today we are asking you to take a stand to protect our forests.

Can farmers, Traditional Owners, and activists stop ‘unstoppable’ coal giants?

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 11 February, 2014

Over 100 people converge to stop the construction of Australia’s latest open-cut coal mine on 28 Jan 2014. ©Greenpeace A few weeks ago, I did something incredible and took part in my first Greenpeace action to stop work on the construction of a...

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