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How 30 Climate Warriors took on the world’s biggest coal port

Blog entry by Rosie Dickison | 24 October, 2014

It’s no secret that I am an emotional person, and that nothing inspires me more than people standing up for what they believe in. Last week, as the Pacific Climate Warriors led a flotilla in the world’s largest coal port – even the most...

Horrific footage: Are you eating ocean slaughter?

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 23 October, 2014

This shocking video about destructive tuna fishing underlines why we need accurate seafood labelling in Australia. In this video, with footage from the Indian Ocean and leaked by fishermen, you can see all the reasons Greenpeace Australia...

How green are Australians?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 October, 2014

Many of us are making conscious efforts to lessen our impact on the earth. From our diet, to the things we buy, to the way we get to work – there’s a lot we can do to tread lightly on the environment. Recently, Greenpeace Australia Pacific began...

For the oceans – every week is Shark Week!

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 15 October, 2014

‘Shark‘:  it’s an evocative and symbolic single syllable. Just the sound of the word conjures up a host of associated images, usually to do with menacing fins, teeth, and a certain cinematic soundtrack. Sharks have been around on earth much...

Navigating seafood

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 14 October, 2014

This is a guest post by Tooni Mahto, Marine Campaigner at the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Sealife is one of the last sources of food hunted from the wild. Most of what we eat comes from farming, where we have thousands of years of...

Fossil fuel divestment: it’s (not) about the money

Blog entry by Nikola ?ašule | 14 October, 2014

‘If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.’ (Bill McKibben, founder 350.org) The Australian National University (ANU)’s decision to sell its shares in seven unethical resource companies has hit the headlines...

Top ten reasons to LOVE the ocean

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 14 October, 2014

We don’t need an excuse to celebrate our oceans – we love them every day! Here are ten reasons to love oceans that’ll make your day a little brighter. 1. A whole lotta heart Octopuses have three hearts. That’s good news when you’re a sucker for...

Palm oil companies say they’ll put forest destruction on hold. But what happens next?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 12 October, 2014

Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests? We refuse to stand by while palm oil companies turn forests to plantations. We started with...

Seafood labelling – why are we whiting?

Blog entry by Matthew Evans | 11 October, 2014

Over time I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way Australians can make informed choices about what we’re eating is if we’re given sufficient information, if we’re told exactly what’s on the plate. From my work as a restaurant critic,...

5 steps to Save the Arctic: How LEGO made everything awesome

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 10 October, 2014

Today we got the awesome news: after a three-month campaign supported by more than a million people worldwide, LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Arctic destroyer Shell. This is fantastic news for LEGO fans and Arctic...

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