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Breeding plants for salt and drought tolerance: genetic engineering not needed

Report | 1 January, 2012 at 15:30

Plant traits such as drought tolerance, salt tolerance or nutrient content are controlled by a complex combination of several genes.

Mega mine? Mega disaster

Feature Story | 19 December, 2011 at 13:56

There is a proposal on the table to create Australia’s biggest ever coal mine smack bang on top of a nature refuge in Queensland. This coal mine marks a terrifying new push by the coal industry to dramatically increase Australia’s coal exports,...

LIVE ACTION: ANZ’s AGM shake up

Feature Story | 16 December, 2011 at 9:26

We’re currently at ANZ’s AGM with a new alliance of polar bears, community members and ANZ shareholders. Together we’re calling on the bank’s CEO, Mike Smith, to clearly rule out financing new coal power stations in Australia.

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN Climate Talks

Feature Story | 12 December, 2011 at 15:31

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

The whale hunt continues

Feature Story | 12 December, 2011 at 14:34

Another year, another whaling fleet leaves port bound for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Under the guise of scientific research, they are ready for a new season of senseless whale hunting. The reality is it’s a sham and the benefits remain...

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Feature Story | 9 December, 2011 at 11:13

Yesterday, during our joint enforcement exercise with the Palauan authorities, we discovered a suspected illegal operation on board a long liner in Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Month in Pictures - November 2011

Image gallery | 7 December, 2011

One week left to turn up the heat in Durban

Feature Story | 6 December, 2011 at 16:44

There’s only one week left for the countries at COP 17 negotiations to show some spine.

Want to know what’s in your food? Tough luck

Feature Story | 6 December, 2011 at 10:44

Around two years ago, the federal government set up an expert panel to make recommendations to improve Australia’s food labelling laws. They needn’t have bothered. The public’s call for comprehensive labelling and testing of all genetically...

Stunning Indonesia

Image gallery | 1 December, 2011

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