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Crazy weather and crazy politicians

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 15 February, 2014

Sydney Harbour Bridge was barely visible through the smoke and amber coloured sky. Men covered in protective clothing sprayed water at the blazing bush. A row of four ducks swiftly waddled their way out of danger. That was the first time I had...

The movement for tiger-friendly products starts today. Are you in?

Feature Story | 12 February, 2014 at 15:11

Today we are asking you to take a stand to protect our forests.

Can farmers, Traditional Owners, and activists stop ‘unstoppable’ coal giants?

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 February, 2014

Over 100 people converge to stop the construction of Australia’s latest open-cut coal mine on 28 Jan 2014. ©Greenpeace A few weeks ago, I did something incredible and took part in my first Greenpeace action to stop work on the construction of a...

Thousands unite to Save the Reef

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 10 February, 2014

Growing up in suburban Melbourne and Sydney, I’ve always considered the Great Barrier Reef a faraway treasure. Though I’ve never visited, images of colourful coral, pristine beaches and curious wildlife flood my mind when I think of our national...

APP's forest conservation commitments, one year on

Feature Story | 7 February, 2014 at 17:14

A year ago, Asia Pulp & Paper committed to end its role in forest destruction. It placed an immediate halt to all forest clearance and began the road to reformation, under the watchful eyes of Greenpeace and a host of other local and...

Shell's Arctic Albatross

Feature Story | 31 January, 2014 at 12:04

A little over ten years ago, Shell decided to invest in a lucrative new project - drilling in the melting Arctic ocean off the Alaskan coast. Now, the picture looks rather different.

Abbot Point Dredging – Who’s really to blame?

Feature Story | 30 January, 2014 at 3:00

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s approval for dumping of dredge spoil at Abbot Point is a blow for the Reef, but the campaign doesn’t end here! Conditions on the approval mean dredging is unlikely to start until 2015, giving us time...

3 scientific ways to help prevent shark attacks. No shotgun required.

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 29 January, 2014

We’re shocked and saddened to hear that the first shark was killed on Australia Day under Western Australia’s brutal catch-and-kill policy. This image was tweeted by The West Australian on Sunday 26 January. It shows a three metre long, female...

Blockade swells to over 100 at Australia’s largest new coal mine

Blog entry by Julie Macken | 28 January, 2014

This morning, the blockade to stop the Maules Creek coal mine and protect Leard State Forest has swelled to over 100 people. We have closed down Whitehaven’s access to the site, and construction work inside. People in their 20s, 30s, 50s, 60s and...

Losing Nemo

Blog entry by admin | 23 January, 2014

Written by Nicole Ghio, Sierra Club International Climate Program Nemo at the Export-Import Bank of the United States on Wednesday, Jan. 22  After his stop in Los Angeles, everyone’s favorite cartoon clownfish, Nemo, continued his tour of the U.S...

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