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Bill Shorten says toxic Adani mine could be blocked by future Labor government

Press release | 29 January, 2018 at 15:22

January 30, 2017: Federal Labor leader, Bill Shorten, has effectively committed to stopping the Adani mine if his party wins the next election.

Oscar-winner Javier Bardem dives to Antarctic seafloor to call for protection of the...

Press release | 29 January, 2018 at 12:10

Sydney, 30 January, 2018 – Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived to the Antarctic seafloor in a two-person submarine to call for the creation of an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

Press release | 23 January, 2018 at 12:12

SYDNEY, January 24, 2018: Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited by humans.

Holden plan another reminder of why Bight oil drilling is a bad bet for South Australia

Press release | 22 January, 2018 at 13:50

January 23, 2018: A proposal to rejuvenate an old Commodore factory to manufacture electric vehicles is exactly the future South Australia should strive for instead of outdated plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

Government’s $60m Reef plan meaningless without measures to address climate change

Press release | 21 January, 2018 at 13:09

SYDNEY, January 22, 2018 - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to pay farmers up to $60 million to reduce sediment runoff to the Great Barrier Reef is the kind of tinkering around the edges approach that has failed in the past and does...

2017 hottest year ever outside El Niño cycle

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 21:14

SYDNEY, January 19, 2018 - The news that last year was the hottest ever recorded outside the El Niño cycle provides yet another wake-up call for world leaders to take swift action to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

WEF 2018: Greenpeace brings Justice to Davos

Press release | 18 January, 2018 at 0:47

Davos, 18 January, 2018 - Greenpeace Switzerland activists have unveiled a 6-metre statue of Justice on the outskirts of Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum.[1] The action comes as Greenpeace International sets out the ten fundamental...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | 16 January, 2018 at 11:56

Jakarta, 16 January, 2018 - A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

Penguins pop up across the globe in march for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

Press release | 14 January, 2018 at 10:24

Sydney, 15 January 2018 – As a groundbreaking expedition begins in the Antarctic, pop-up penguins have been spotted from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Sydney, and Johannesburg to Washington DC, marching for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. [1]

Attacks on workers and environment more proof MCA terminally out of touch

Press release | 10 January, 2018 at 11:43

January 11, 2018: Calls by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) to hobble workers’ rights and strip environmental protections are a reminder of why the lobby group is being abandoned by their own members.

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