The Blog

  • Eight years on: Deepwater Horizon still haunts the Gulf of Mexico

    23 May 2018
    Emily Stock

    When a drilling rig leased by BP exploded 40 miles off the Louisiana coastline, eleven workers lost their lives and pipes deep under the surface of seafloor ruptured. Oil gushed for three months into the Gulf of Mexico, and millions of barrels of oil polluted thousands of miles of marine ecosystems, devastating local communities.

  • Underwater love: Why I'm in the fight for the Great Australian Bight

    16 May 2018
    Michaela Skovranova

    I first moved to Australia from a landlocked country when I was 13. All of a sudden, I was surrounded by what felt like endless oceans. The ocean was intimidating, powerful and incredibly beautiful. It completely enchanted me. Now, I’m a photographer specialising in the oceans, and the Great Australian Bight is our wild, uncompromising, underwater backyard.

  • Six reasons electric cars are transforming the automobile industry

    24 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Electric cars get plenty of lip service, but for all the talk, a lot of people still know relatively little about these eco-friendly vehicles. They are a surprisingly smooth ride, produce low levels of emissions and recharge themselves in traffic jams. Let's explore some more fun facts.

  • What's going on with our democracy?

    13 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Turnbull's trying to make it harder for people like you and organisations like Greenpeace to speak out for the things we all care about, like our oceans and the Great Barrier Reef, and is doing so by imposing strict laws about how not-for-profits operate.

  • Your check in details

    9 April 2018

    Thousands of people are ‘checking in’ to keep watch over the Antarctic

  • Tiny organisms, massive impact

    6 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    The lifeforms in the ocean that don’t appear on conservation websites are microorganisms – the ‘unseen majority’...

  • Your Ocean Stories

    4 April 2018
    Max MacBride

    We asked you to tell us what the ocean means to you, and why you care about protecting precious marine environments like the Great Australian Bight. Here are just a few of the beautiful stories that have been shared so far!

  • What does the Australian ocean mean to you?

    28 March 2018
    Max MacBride

    The beautiful Australian coastline of the Great Australian Bight means so many different things to different people: majestic southern right whales, endangered Australian sea lions and some of the most unique marine life on Earth. What do our oceans mean to you?