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BREAKING: Japan’s ‘research whaling’ ruled illegal by International Court of Justice

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 1 April, 2014

Whales everywhere will be jumping for joy today. Why? Japan’s sham ‘scientific whaling’ programme has just been declared ILLEGAL in an international court! At 10am, the judges of the International Court of Justice handed down its long-anticipated...

Historic action at Maules Creek Coal Mine

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 31 March, 2014

As the global community comes to terms with the dire warning delivered today by the latest report into the impacts of climate change by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), over 150 people are taking direct action, occupying the...

Winning! Colgate to end its role in forest destruction

Blog entry by Joao Talocchi | 25 March, 2014

Nearly 400,000 of you have written to P&G’s CEO. Dozens of protests have taken place in cities as diverse as Jakarta, Cincinnati and London. And thousands have taken to Facebook, Twitter and even their phones to tell P&G to clean up their act… …...

4 reasons we all should #StandForForests

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 21 March, 2014

© Jan-Joseph Stok / Greenpeace We cannot sustain life without healthy, thriving forests. That is why Greenpeace campaigns for their protection and on this International Day of Forests, we want to share with you a few reasons why you should help.

Is Australia shooting itself in the foot with reef port expansions?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 19 March, 2014

  With the approval of dredging as part of the Abbot Point port expansion, Australia has given the green light to an increase in coal exports. While opposition to the plan has focused primarily on the effects of dumping dredge spoil near the...

The European Parliament backs our vision for an Arctic Sanctuary

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 13 March, 2014

Tonight I’ll sleep well, knowing that there is finally something happening within the international community about protecting the Arctic. It’s not going to change things overnight, but it’s very positive, and something that our movement of over...

Four Australians that you’ve never heard of are in danger

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 March, 2014

Some animals are more photogenic than others. We see cute cats all over the internet, but very little of the endangered Hirudo medicinalis, better known as a medical leech. At Greenpeace we care about all the creatures in our environment – big or...

6 reasons why The Star’s latest promotion is a face-palm to the oceans

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 6 March, 2014

Who’s up for some barbecued endangered species? This March down at The Star, until recently known as Star City Casino, it’s tuna month. Is this a new campaign from the high-rollers about conserving endangered species perhaps? Think again – at The...

Is this our canary in the coal mine?

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 5 March, 2014

Q: What’s white bottomed and sweet as a button and will not take well to an Indian coal giant clearing its home as part of exploration works for Australia’s biggest black coal mine? © Ian Montgomery birdway.com.au A: The Black –Throated Finch...

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