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BREAKING NEWS: Greenpeace activists obstruct the Margiris

Feature Story | 1 September, 2012 at 8:06

Right now Greenpeace activists have intercepted controversial Dutch super trawler, FV Margiris, and are obstructing it from sneaking into Port Lincoln Harbour in South Australia.

Taking on the Margiris super trawler!

Image gallery | 31 August, 2012

LIVE: New action to stop Russian oil giant Gazprom's oil platform in Arctic

Feature Story | 27 August, 2012 at 14:58

A short while ago, seven Greenpeace International activists, including Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, headed toward Gazprom's giant drilling platform in the Russian Arctic for the second time in three days. The activists, in two high-speed...

Super trawlers and bycatch: the true story

Feature Story | 27 August, 2012 at 8:30

As the super trawler Margiris steams towards Australia’s shores, a series of concerns have been raised. One is the impact on marine life, like dolphins and seals, that invariably are caught in the vessel’s enormous nets. Although according to the...

Who keeps the super trawler afloat?

Feature Story | 23 August, 2012 at 18:05

Greenpeace has revealed that the company behind the super trawler Margiris is being heavily subsidised by EU taxpayers. At a time when fishing capacity must be reduced, the European Government is bankrolling the collapse of fish stocks around the...

BREAKING: A huge new coal mine approved

Feature Story | 23 August, 2012 at 17:10

Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has just approved the Alpha coal project in Queensland. If built, it would be as big as any coal mine operating in Australia, and marks the beginning of opening up the Galilee Basin to enormous coal...

How will the world react if India says no to GE food?

Feature Story | 18 August, 2012 at 10:22

Genetically engineered (GE) food is a hot button topic in India. What happens here often sends ripples throughout the GE debate worldwide, but what happened last week is surely a major milestone.

Communities are sick of coal: Greenpeace welcomes PM’s attention to impacts of coal dust

Feature Story | 9 August, 2012 at 14:02

Thursday 9 August 2012: Greenpeace has welcomed comments by Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Newcastle yesterday acknowledging the growing concern in coal-affected communities about the impact of coal dust on human health and is calling for a halt...

Month in Pictures - July 2012

Image gallery | 8 August, 2012

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