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10 reasons why super trawlers are not welcome in Australia!

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 31 October, 2014

Do you remember the Margiris super trawler that we kicked out of Australian oceans in 2012? I certainly do – I sat on a Greenpeace inflatable and cheered as I watched the monstrous machine leave Australia. It was the end of quite a remarkable...

Understanding climate science in 10 easy steps

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 30 October, 2014

The latest United Nations report on climate change is about to be finalised, written by thousands of scientists. The report is VERY important, but also a bit dull. What we really want to know is: How bad is climate change? And what can we do...

On the fast track to Reef destruction

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 29 October, 2014

The Great Barrier Reef is a national icon. It’s a place people all over the world travel to Australia to see. It’s the world’s largest reef. Now all of this is at risk. It’s an absolute outrage that the Government would allow Indian mining giant...

10 reasons why funding reef destruction is bad for business

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 29 October, 2014

Amazing news for the Reef! One of the world’s top investment banks Citi – has joined Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Barclays by stating they will not fund Reef destruction by financing the new Abbot Point coal terminal. If...

Whitehaven Coal: No Future

Report | 28 October, 2014 at 10:29

Much has been written recently about the financial state of Whitehaven Coal company (WHC). Even more has been written about the divestment campaign currently building across Australia. But the greatest amount of coverage has been given to the...

Spring Fishion Show kicks off seafood labelling campaign

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 27 October, 2014

It’s all about the label, according to top model, environmental scientist and compere of the Bouillabaisse Spring Fishion Show which launched the ‘Label My Fish’ campaign in Sydney this month. Roses and sunshine served as a glorious backdrop in...

How 30 Climate Warriors took on the world’s biggest coal port

Blog entry by Rosie Dickison | 24 October, 2014

It’s no secret that I am an emotional person, and that nothing inspires me more than people standing up for what they believe in. Last week, as the Pacific Climate Warriors led a flotilla in the world’s largest coal port – even the most...

Horrific footage: Are you eating ocean slaughter?

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 23 October, 2014

This shocking video about destructive tuna fishing underlines why we need accurate seafood labelling in Australia. In this video, with footage from the Indian Ocean and leaked by fishermen, you can see all the reasons Greenpeace Australia...

How green are Australians?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 October, 2014

Many of us are making conscious efforts to lessen our impact on the earth. From our diet, to the things we buy, to the way we get to work – there’s a lot we can do to tread lightly on the environment. Recently, Greenpeace Australia Pacific began...

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,...

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