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Great Barrier Reef saved from shale oil exploitation

Feature story | August 31, 2008 at 23:39

It's a victory for the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, with a 20-year moratorium on all new shale oil projects in the region. Led by the Save Our Foreshore group, the success shows just how powerful local, grassroots campaigns can be.

The Swanbank B occupation

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have occupied one of Queensland's oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power stations for two days and 33 hours. The activists left behind a message for government leaders, painted on the side of a smoke stack – "Go...

Greenpeace blockades Australian coal-fired power station

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 1:42

Greenpeace activists, including an ex-miner from the Hunter Valley, blockaded Australia's most polluting coal-fired power station to call for an Energy [R]evolution. Entering the plant in the early hours of the morning, 16 activists were able to...

Moving beyond oil

Page | April 21, 2011 at 12:33

We know that the world won’t end it’s dependence to oil overnight, but the phase out of fossil fuels has to start today. The good news is that many of the solutions we need to move beyond oil already exist. And together we can begin to remove the...

Mine workers attack peaceful Greenpeace protest

Feature story | November 25, 2008 at 0:00

Peaceful protesters from the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station were attacked by mine workers when they entered the vast Jóźwin IIB open pit mine. As the activists prepared to paint a huge "Stop" sign next to a giant excavator they were assaulted...

Rainbow Warrior impounded by Dutch police

Feature story | November 17, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior has been impounded and the captain arrested after it was boarded by the police three times over the weekend. The ship was part of a protest against the new coal fired power station that E.ON is building next to their existing...

Rainbow Warrior raises a reaction for the climate in Israel

Feature story | September 10, 2008 at 0:00

The Israeli police, supported by the navy, arrested the captain of the Rainbow Warrior - together with 14 Greenpeace activists, the photographer and the videographer - for passing on the message to "Quit Coal". Activists had been painting the...

The Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | June 8, 2010 at 0:00

The Energy [R]evolution demonstrates how the world can get from where we are now, to where we need to be in terms of phasing out fossil fuels, cutting CO2 while ensuring energy security. This includes illustrating how the world’s carbon emissions...

Activists urge Italy to quit coal

Feature story | October 16, 2008 at 0:00

Activists from our ship the Arctic Sunrise have been putting coal in the hot seat from both land and sea in Italy. Five of them scaled a 150 metre crane at the new coal-fired power plant Civitavecchia, near Rome to drop a banner highlighting the...

Obama and Lula need to bail out the Amazon

Feature story | March 15, 2009 at 20:57

Today President Obama will be meeting President Lula of Brazil for the first time and saving the economy will be at the top of their agenda. But they need to add a new item: Saving the Earth. Twenty percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions...

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