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How people power stopped a new coal power station

Feature Story | 27 July, 2012 at 15:44

Greenpeace, Environment Victoria, Quit Coal and many others united to stop the last proposed coal-fired power station in Victoria. Here's how five years of campaigning resulted in HRL's dirty coal project finally being stopped in its tracks.

Hand delivering 7000 messages

Feature Story | 27 July, 2012 at 9:56

Nearly 7000 public comments weren’t accepted by Indian conglomerate GVK about its proposed huge new coal terminal in the Great Barrier Reef. The reason: they were sent electronically and not by post. So today we delivered the messages in person...

Climate change, spiralling food prices and what the world must do next

Feature Story | 13 July, 2012 at 11:54

Finally, people are coming out in droves and talking openly about the links between climate change, extreme weather events… and food prices.

UNESCO steps up defence of the Reef

Feature Story | 9 July, 2012 at 14:10

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has just concluded its annual meeting. Last week’s decisions on the Great Barrier Reef have profound implications for its future protection and pose some tough questions for Environment Minister Tony Burke.

BREAKING NEWS: activists arrested, giant trawler en route for our shores

Feature Story | 4 July, 2012 at 11:50

After five and half days holding up one the world’s most destructive fishing trawlers, Greenpeace activists have been arrested by Dutch police. The trawler, the Margiris, is now headed for Tasmanian waters and will likely be in Australia by the...

Month in Pictures - June 2012

Image gallery | 3 July, 2012

The Great Barrier Reef

Image gallery | 2 July, 2012

UNESCO puts Australia on notice to save the Reef

Feature Story | 29 June, 2012 at 8:54

In St. Petersburg in Russia the World Heritage Committee is holding its annual meeting discussing the state of conservation of globally significant places on the World Heritage list.

Last call for brown coal

Feature Story | 28 June, 2012 at 18:19

The Federal Government is about to make a critical decision about whether or not it is still acceptable to build dirty coal-fired power stations in Australia.

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