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How a lizard and a snake beat king coal

Blog entry by Elsa Lee | 7 August, 2015 3 comments

This week two major wins came out of the campaign to protect Australia's Great Barrier Reef. But the fight is not over… When news broke of Australia's Federal Court overturning the approval of the Carmichael coal mine – a A$16...

Greenpeace images show Great Barrier Reef suffering coral bleaching for second year...

Press release | 9 March, 2017 at 15:01

Sydney, 10 March 2017 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific today releases shocking photos and footage documenting the Great Barrier Reef’s first severe coral bleaching to happen two years in a row. The bleaching is the result of 12 months of...

UNESCO decision exposes Australia’s stunning hypocrisy on the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 5 July, 2017 at 12:38

Krakow, 5 July 2017 - UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee expressed it serious concern for the state of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, just weeks after releasing a study that warned keeping global warming at well below 1.5-2°C above pre-industrial...

Coal and coral don't mix - the Great Barrier Reef is still in danger

Press release | 1 July, 2015 at 16:53

Bonn, Germany, 1 July, 2015 - Greenpeace has warned that until the threat from coal and climate change is removed, the Great Barrier Reef remains in danger.

Victory as Standard Chartered ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 11 August, 2015 at 6:47

Sydney, 11 August 2015 - A major UK bank has announced today it is pulling out of one of the world’s most controversial coal developments following an international campaign by Greenpeace Australia Pacific and other organisations.

The message from millions: Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 28 June, 2015 at 22:43

Bonn, Germany, 28 June, 2015 – The Chair of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO was today urged by Greenpeace to not let the Australian government destroy the Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef saved from shale oil exploitation

Feature story | 25 August, 2008 at 2:00

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.

6 reasons the Great Barrier Reef needs you to divest right now

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | 3 February, 2015 3 comments

1. The plot is cliché It's like something from a James Bond script where an evil villain decides to dig up a massive amount of coal and detonate one of the world's largest carbon bombs in order to make money for a company with a...

Hunt’s proposed dredge waste ban a bandaid, not a cure for threats against Reef

Press release | 16 March, 2015 at 11:55

Sydney, 16 March 2015 – In response to Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement of a draft law to ban the dumping of capital dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Shani Tager at Greenpeace Australia made the following statement:

Submerged scientist slams shale oil

Feature story | 22 July, 2008 at 2:00

A world renowned coral reef scientist Dr. Charlie Veron joined Greenpeace activists underwater to make a bold statement against the shale oil industry and for the protection of the Great Barrier Reef from climate change.

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