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The world will resist attempt to derail climate action

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:49 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Greenpeace Australia Pacific has condemned US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the Paris Agreement and affirmed that the rest of the world will continue to make progress on ambitious climate action. There are 194 other countries who are ... More >>

Great Barrier Reef suffering coral bleaching, second year

Friday, 10 March 2017, 11:52 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Greenpeace releases images showing Great Barrier Reef suffering coral bleaching for the second year in a row Sydney, 10 March 2017 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific today releases shocking photos and footage documenting the Great Barrier Reef’s ... More >>

Baby Food Activists Face Court

Tuesday, 26 October 2010, 4:02 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Six Greenpeace activists and mums will appear in North Sydney Local Court tomorrow on charges relating to last month’s contaminated baby formula protests. More >>

Greenpeace calls on scientists for stronger stand

Tuesday, 11 August 2009, 5:43 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Greenpeace today urged the fifth annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Scientific Committee (1) to do more to end overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna, by calling for larger reductions in fishing ... More >>

Reduction in Japanese Waling Quota

Friday, 14 November 2008, 11:10 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Tokyo, Japan, 13 November 2008 - According to news reports in Japan this morning, there will be a 20 per cent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary hunt this year - the first reduction since 1987. More >>

Greenpeace Prevents Palm Oil Shipment

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 3:25 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Dumai/Jakarta, Indonesia, 10 November 2008 - Greenpeace activists today prevented a palm oil shipment from departing for Europe from Dumai, Indonesia's main palm oil export port, to protest against the ongoing destruction of Indonesia's forests. More >>

New Allegations Of PNG Forest Corruption Emerge

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 9:54 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Port Moresby, 24 September 2008: Greenpeace today expressed deep concern over allegations that the PNG National Forest Authority (PNGFA) cannot account for K100 million which has disappeared over a six-year period between 1999 and 2005. More >>

Te Vaka Group Produces Remix For Environment

Tuesday, 18 December 2007, 4:37 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Meshing traditional Polynesian drumbeats with socially conscious messages sung in Tokelauan, Tuvaluan and Samoan, Olatia's heart belongs to the people it tries to inspire, and to the environment it intends to see saved from ill use and neglect. More >>

New coal mine a climate disaster

Friday, 7 September 2007, 3:27 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Sydney, Australia — "The new 10million ton per year Moolarben coal mine is a climate disaster," said Ben Pearson, Greenpeace Energy Campaigner today."This announcement shows that neither side of Australian politics is serious about climate ... More >>

Russia uranium sales no solution to climate change

Friday, 7 September 2007, 3:21 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Sydney, Australia — Greenpeace warns that John Howard's proposed plan to sell uranium to Russia creates a nuclear weapons proliferation risk, and is not a solution to climate change. It is also rejected by a new poll released today. The national Pollinate ... More >>

Downer admits aspirational goals “political stunt"

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 12:32 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Greenpeace today revealed the Australian Government's foreign Minister Alexander Downer has as recently as April 2007 condemned the very 'aspirational' approach to emissions that his government is now championing. More >>

Wake Up! Don’t Take Your Oceans for Granted

Friday, 8 June 2007, 9:27 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

As we celebrate World Oceans Day today a crisis is occurring in our oceans said Greenpeace. “We take our oceans for granted. We order fish at restaurants and assume it will always be there,” said Greenpeace Australia Pacific Oceans Team Leader Nilesh Goundar. More >>

Five Pacific Island Nations Fail Whales

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 3:57 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Five Pacific Island countries have not only let whales down but also refused to help preserve a big part of the Pacific Islands’ regional culture at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Alaska. More >>

Pacific Leads The Way In Bottom Trawling

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 1:26 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Nadi, Fiji Islands, October 25, 2006. It was a win for the Pacific people yesterday as their leaders took the lead in opposing the destructive fishing practice of High Seas Bottom Trawling (HSBT)(1) by issuing the Declaration on Deep-Sea Bottom Trawling ... More >>

Whaling: 10 activists arrested in protest

Thursday, 22 June 2006, 6:30 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

St Kitts/ Sydney: As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts concluded proceedings overnight Sydney time, a peaceful protest by Greenpeace in St Kitts was abruptly ended by police, who arrested ten activists from the Greenpeace ... More >>

Rimbunan violently rejects award for destruction

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 8:45 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Port Moresby, March 31, 2006. Asia's biggest logging company, Rimbunan Hijau (RH), intimidated and detained six Greenpeace activists after they attempted to present them with a Golden Chainsaw representing the company's 30 years of forest destruction. ... More >>

Japanese Whalers ram Greenpeace ship

Monday, 9 January 2006, 11:30 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Southern Ocean Sunday, 08 January, 2006 : Greenpeace reports no whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary today, following a dangerous collision caused by a whaling ship. More >>

Gruesome whale kill continues...

Monday, 9 January 2006, 11:27 am | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Southern Ocean Saturday, 07 January, 2006 : Greenpeace activists last night witnessed the slow and bloody death of yet another minke whale, fully documented by photos and video footage. More >>

Parkin charged $11,700 for detention and removal

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 6:17 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Los Angeles Friday, 16 September, 2005 : American peace activist Scott Parkin arrived back in the US today, escorted by 2 Australian immigration officials. He is expected to arrive in Houson, Texas on a Continental Airlines flight at around 3pm AEST. More >>

Deadly storms, deadly addiction: oil and coal

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 6:15 pm | Greenpeace Australia Pacific

By now we all know the science: no single hurricane can be blamed on climate change, in the same way that no single cigarette can be blamed for a cancer death. But as devastating as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita may be, they are nothing compared to the ... More >>

 

 

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