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Strangling Renewables: Origin Energy's Campaign Against Renewable Energy

Report | 28 October, 2013 at 13:35

With its massive investments in gas extraction, generation and a huge new gas export facility, Origin Energy is one of the giants of the Australian energy world.

A letter from Alex Harris, detained in Russia for a peaceful protest

Feature Story | 27 October, 2013 at 10:22

Alex Harris is one of the 'Arctic 30' detained in Russia for a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling. Originally from the UK, Alex has been living in Australia for the last three years and works in our Sydney office as a digital campaigner...

Don’t believe the hype – hooliganism is hardly better than piracy

Feature Story | 25 October, 2013 at 16:39

Russian authorities have offered the Arctic 30 — currently being held in a freezing jail in Murmansk — what looked like a legal olive branch by dropping piracy charges and replacing them with ones of "hooliganism."

What firefighters say about climate change

Blog entry by admin | 23 October, 2013

By Michael Howes, Griffith University You do not find many climate change sceptics on the end of [fire] hoses anymore… They are dealing with increasing numbers of fires, increasing rainfall events, increasing storm events. – A senior Victorian...

Licence to kill

Report | 22 October, 2013 at 14:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Wilmar: making you, me and your mum part of forest destruction

Feature Story | 22 October, 2013 at 12:12

For most of the last year our team has been investigating and documenting gross acts of environmental destruction in Indonesia’s last remaining forests. What these investigations reveal is a story of one massive, faceless company with links to...

Award-winning photographer dedicates prize to the Arctic 30

Feature Story | 21 October, 2013 at 15:05

It was a very special night for me: I received second place at the prestigious Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year.

Battling extreme weather on Mt Everest to join the call to #FreeTheArctic30

Blog entry by admin | 21 October, 2013

I’ve been to Mount Everest four times: first to climb, then twice to investigate glacial evidence of climate change. This year I thought I came back to ride. My friend Nancy and I rode 1,500 kilometres on bicycles over the course of one month...

Real pirates plunder and steal

Blog entry by admin | 21 October, 2013

It is now more than 30 days since our ship was seized and our 30 friends and colleagues were arrested. They now face a charge of piracy — an absurd charge that carries a maximum 15 year jail sentence.  In the meantime pirate fishing is a real...

Esperanza Indian Ocean Expedition 2013

Report | 17 October, 2013 at 20:20

Together with the Pacific, the Indian Ocean is critical for the supply of tuna to the global market. The two oceans account for over 80% of the world’s tuna catches.

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