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Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 10 April, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. As few as 400 tigers at risk of being made...

Cash for Containers: it makes cents

Blog entry by Isobel Marasigan | 8 April, 2014

It’s not often you get a chance to talk directly to your State Premier about something you’re passionate about. But as chance would have it, on Monday night I was able to represent my local area and attend the NSW Community Cabinet Meeting as an...

These 6 shocking graphs show you how bad the climate crisis is becoming

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 7 April, 2014

Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its highly anticipated report, Climate Change 2014: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, the most comprehensive assessment of climate change to date. The report takes a...

In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature Story | 1 April, 2014 at 11:03

For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.

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

Feature Story | 27 March, 2014 at 11:00

One of the world’s biggest personal care companies, Colgate-Palmolive, has brushed up its act and promised to make its products free from forest destruction.Colgate’s new policy is very detailed.

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...

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