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Seafood labelling – why are we whiting?

Blog entry by Matthew Evans | 11 October, 2014

Over time I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way Australians can make informed choices about what we’re eating is if we’re given sufficient information, if we’re told exactly what’s on the plate. From my work as a restaurant critic,...

5 steps to Save the Arctic: How LEGO made everything awesome

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 10 October, 2014

Today we got the awesome news: after a three-month campaign supported by more than a million people worldwide, LEGO has announced it will not renew its contract with Arctic destroyer Shell. This is fantastic news for LEGO fans and Arctic...

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic

Blog entry by David Ritter | 8 October, 2014

‘Look, a polar bear!’ He might be a Head of State, but even the President of Kiribati, His Excellency Anote Tong, could not hide his excitement at seeing one of these magnificent animals in the wild. The young male polar bear was sitting on an...

A tale of 5 countries: taking a look at fossil fuel corruption around the world

Blog entry by Marina Lou | 2 October, 2014

When it comes to resource extraction and the political process — the issue is a global one. Have a look at some of the recent coal-ruption stories that have been breaking all around the world. Australia In the state of New South Wales, an...

Change your food, change the world: 5 ways to bite away at your food footprint

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 1 October, 2014

Between production, packaging, transport and cooking, the things we eat can have a massive impact on the earth. Luckily, they’re also some of the easiest habits to change. Here are the first steps to going on an environmentally-friendly diet. If...

Arctic30′s Colin Russell on the right to protest – one year on

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 26 September, 2014

Twelve months ago I was arrested along with 29 of my ship mates on board the Arctic Sunrise. The reason for my arrest was simple, I couldn’t remain silent as the Russian oil giant, Gazprom, carried out its ambition to drill in this glorious...

What happens when a coal company builds a mine inside Australia’s most prestigious...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 24 September, 2014

Greenpeace recently revealed that one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, the University of Sydney, has a million dollar stake in the company responsible for the largest coal mine currently under construction in Australia. But what...

Arctic 30 one year anniversary: Their freedom is our freedom

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 22 September, 2014

The right to peaceful protest is a core tenet of a healthy society — the inherent human right to stand up and be counted, to challenge unjust laws, and sometimes, when the system has failed, to put our bodies in the way of destruction and give...

When ‘popular policy’ isn’t so popular: 4 surprising things Australians think about...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 22 September, 2014

Try as they might, climate change deniers have been unable to convince Australians that extreme weather events aren’t increasing, and that fossil fuel companies are innocent bystanders to global warming. Check out the results of new Australian...

Coal Dead Hand

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 21 September, 2014

Are you buckled in? We’re on a crash course to last century! Oops, it’s just 2014 in Australia. Despite having made great strides toward a green and sustainable future, Australia is now heading backwards, with the coal industry influential in...

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