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Black Hole: coal, corruption and community resistance

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 10 September, 2015

A new film reveals unseen footage of coal, corruption and community resistance of one of Australia’s most controversial mining projects – Whitehaven’s Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Leard State Forest. Before February 2014, I didn’t even know...

Black Hole: coal, corruption and community resistance

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 10 September, 2015

A new film reveals unseen footage of coal, corruption and community resistance of one of Australia’s most controversial mining projects – Whitehaven’s Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Leard State Forest. Before February 2014, I didn’t even know...

Look at how far we’ve come: the biggest wins in the campaign to Save the Reef

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 10 September, 2015

Some of the campaigns we work on seem unwinnable. Until we start winning. When I started at Greenpeace two years ago, I was a bit sceptical about our chances of stopping the Carmichael coal project from going ahead. A massive mine, rail and port...

Look at how far we’ve come: the biggest wins in the campaign to Save the Reef

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 10 September, 2015

Some of the campaigns we work on seem unwinnable. Until we start winning. When I started at Greenpeace two years ago, I was a bit sceptical about our chances of stopping the Carmichael coal project from going ahead. A massive mine, rail and port...

Coal is a great mate. Look at everything it can do!

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 7 September, 2015

Not satisfied with the public relations disaster that was #AustraliansForCoal, the Minerals Council yesterday launched a new campaign to plug their favourite little black rock. This time, they tried to convince us that #coalisamazing. It went...

Coal is a great mate. Look at everything it can do!

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 7 September, 2015

Not satisfied with the public relations disaster that was #AustraliansForCoal, the Minerals Council yesterday launched a new campaign to plug their favourite little black rock. This time, they tried to convince us that #coalisamazing. It went...

It’s not a whale. It’s not a shark. It’s a whale shark!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 31 August, 2015

…or maybe it’s a Whark? Whatever you want to call it, today is International Whale Shark Day! But before you start running away screaming “Jawwwwws!” don’t be alarmed. With a face like a whale and a body like a shark, these seemingly frightening...

It’s not a whale. It’s not a shark. It’s a whale shark!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 31 August, 2015

…or maybe it’s a Whark? Whatever you want to call it, today is International Whale Shark Day! But before you start running away screaming “Jawwwwws!” don’t be alarmed. With a face like a whale and a body like a shark, these seemingly frightening...

Twitter reacts: Best responses to Rupert Murdoch’s Reef tweets

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 August, 2015

While in Australia on holiday, Rupert Murdoch decided to take to Twitter to share his opinions on the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Warning: they’re far from scientific. Unfortunately, no matter how good it looks to Rupert, the Reef’s health...

Could one normal person start an anti-litter revolution?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 August, 2015

What would you do if you saw growing amounts of trash in your local community? One man used it as an opportunity to take a stand against pollution and inspire the world. Pollution is a global problem – clogging up roadsides, parks, rivers, lakes...

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