The Blog

  • Is krill oil sustainable?

    15 March 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Krill is often sold in products such as krill oil and Omega-3 tablets, as well as fishmeal for farmed fish and even pet food. But despite presenting itself as one of the best managed fisheries in the world, our latest investigative report paints a very different picture.

  • Five quick facts about cleaning up after coal

    13 March 2018

    Port Augusta in South Australia is on its way to a clean energy future, with less health problems for its community - but only if we clean up after coal properly. We’ve got five facts to get you up to speed on the why and how of cleaning up after coal from our latest report, Done and Dusted: Cleaning up Coal Ash in Port Augusta.

  • 5 signs your food system is broken

    7 March 2018

    Food is fascinating. It sustains us, but it’s so much more than that. We use food as a way to celebrate, make friends and even make statements about who we are and what we stand for. Food production supports farming families. But the intensive production of some kinds of food is taking a heavy toll on our planet, our environment and ourselves. Here’s five ways the food system is broken, and how we can change it.

  • Why should we care about krill?

    28 February 2018

    When you think of Antarctica, most people think of penguins, seals, whales and even polar bears! Well, they’d be right (except for the polar bears – that’s the Arctic). But there’s one animal in particular that doesn’t get enough cred – the humble krill.

  • Charity Attack Laws: An Explainer

    27 February 2018

    On 7 December 2017, while the nation celebrated the historic vote for marriage equality, the Coalition quietly introduced a number of bills to Parliament. Their aim? To silence every single one of us – environmental groups, humanitarian organisations and people like you

  • Give Peace a Chance Australia and Japan

    20 February 2018

    John Lennon’s anti-war anthem was penned out of frustration with a pesky reporter. When the then Beatle was asked what he wanted to achieve by staging a “Bed-in” with his newly-married wife he said “Why don’t you just give peace a chance?”