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Dredging set to swamp decades of Great Barrier Reef protection

Blog entry by admin | 4 December, 2013

Niesen/Shutterstock.com Originally published in The Conversation After decades of work, A$200 million in taxpayer funding and even more from farmers’ pockets, we finally have a rare good news story to tell about the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks to...

Enough is enough; we need to reclaim our seas and fisheries now

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | 3 December, 2013

Greenpeace activists unfold a banner next to a cluster of foreign longline fishing vessels at a harbour in the Pacific reading “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to act with...

Follow live as the Greenpeace Esperanza tours Queensland to map risks to the Reef

Feature Story | 3 December, 2013 at 11:13

The Esperanza, one of our three campaigning ships, is coming to Australia in December! She’ll travel up the Queensland coast during 6-16 December 2013.

The last of the Arctic 30 gets bail

Feature Story | 29 November, 2013 at 9:17

Amazing news! On Thursday evening, Colin Russell was in court in St Petersburg to appeal the decision that he should not be released on bail. Not even four minutes after we learned that his hearing had started, news came that Colin had been...

Remote Prospects

Report | 28 November, 2013 at 9:47

Adani Enterprises is proposing to develop a thermal coal mine complex in the remote Galilee Coal Basin. Coal produced would be transported by a greenfield rail line to Abbot Point Port, where the company proposes a new coal terminal in additional...

Arctic 30 Released On Bail

Image gallery | 26 November, 2013

Family of activist Colin Russell call on Federal Government to do more

Feature Story | 25 November, 2013 at 12:34

Imprisoned Arctic 30 crew-member Colin Russell's wife Christine and daughter Madeleine speaks to Ch 7's Weekend Sunrise program on 16 November 2013. They called on the Australian government to help free him from a Russian jail.

Who is responsible for climate change?

Report | 21 November, 2013 at 22:10

Climate change is no longer an abstract concept that scientists and environmentalists discuss, but a reality of many people’s lives. Over the past few years record breaking and extreme weather events including sweltering summers, super-storms,...

The “longline” of suffering and destruction

Feature Story | 20 November, 2013 at 13:21

Tuna longline fisheries are one of the most scandalous fishing businesses on the planet, operating mostly out of sight and out of control. Longlining is the fishing method that catches the big valuable tunas aimed at fulfilling the growing global...

Out of line: The failure of the global tuna longline fisheries

Report | 20 November, 2013 at 12:30

The longline fishing industry is largely operating outside of modern fisheries management due to resistance from flag states and industry to properly regulate and manage this fishing sector.

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