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Seismic blasting threatens one of South Australia’s natural treasures

Press release | 15 March, 2018 at 10:39

March 16, 2018: New plans to conduct seismic testing within 90 kilometres of South Australia’s world-renowned Kangaroo Island is madness and endangers this unique marine environments.

SA-Best Port Augusta remediation commitment and call for Senate inquiry into coal...

Press release | 23 February, 2018 at 8:14

February 24, 2018: Today’s twin commitments by Nick Xenophon’s state and federal parties to full and proper remediation of the Port Augusta Northern Power Station site and to call for a Senate inquiry into coal-fired power station shutdown are a...

Stranger Things’ David Harbour voyages to the Antarctic to dance with penguins for an...

Press release | 20 February, 2018 at 9:58

SYDNEY, 21 February 2018 - Stranger Things actor David Harbour has fulfilled his promise to the internet to dance with penguins in the Antarctic, following a Twitter challenge with Greenpeace.

Port Augusta locals raising funds to push South Australian pollies to clean up coal’s...

Press release | 14 February, 2018 at 14:24

PORT AUGUSTA, Feb 19, 2018 - Port Augusta residents sick of choking on harmful dust blown from the decommissioned Northern Power station are demanding that South Australia’s political leaders resolve the festering health hazard once and for all.

Stars get on board to protect the strange things and fantastic beasts of the...

Press release | 8 February, 2018 at 15:34

Sydney, 9 February 2018 – 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by...

Aurizon pull NAIF loan request, striking another blow to Adani’s planned mega-mine

Press release | 8 February, 2018 at 13:07

SYDNEY, February 9 , 2018 - Rail operator Aurizon’s withdrawal of a request for federal funding of its proposed rail line to the Galilee Basin is yet another demonstration of the economic unviability of the Adani Group’s Carmichael coal mine.

Huge swell of public opposition to new oil plot release in protected marine park

Press release | 6 February, 2018 at 15:46

February 7, 2018: The Australian community are more opposed to fossil fuels at any time in history and the government must recognise concerns and cancel the release of new oil and gas exploration exploration areas, particularly that crossing into...

Greenpeace and Nature and Youth take the Norwegian Government to the Supreme Court

Press release | 5 February, 2018 at 10:21

Oslo, 5 February, 2018: Today, Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth are appealing the judgement in their case against the Norwegian Government for Arctic oil drilling.

Nuclear survivors call on Australia and Japan to sign treaty banning nukes

Press release | 1 February, 2018 at 16:23

Sydney, 5 February, 2018 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific vessels greeted Japan’s Peace Boat in Sydney Harbour this morning as it arrived to advocate for nuclear disarmament and urge the Australian and Japanese governments to sign the UN Treaty on...

Humpback whale migration threatened by planned seismic blasts

Press release | 1 February, 2018 at 14:21

February 2, 2018: Seismic testing approved to take place off the Newcastle Coastline could potentially impact migrating whales and exposes endangered and critically endangered species to possible harm.

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