Breaking free from fossil fuels

  • Woodside has begun seismic blasting

    13 December 2023

    Fossil fuel giant Woodside, has begun seismic blasting in the middle of whale migration season, just a few months after a Federal Court threw out its previous approval. The seismic vessel is operating  in endangered pygmy blue whale habitat and not far from UNESCO-protected Ningaloo Reef. 

  • Why UNESCO’s draft decision to leave the Great Barrier Reef out of its "in danger" list is another red flag the environment faces.

    25 August 2023
    Ines Icaza

    Our planet continues to warn us that we cannot continue on our current trajectory. And this year has proven to be no different. From the hottest month on record to what is looking like the hottest year. Moreover, there are some of the biggest environmental red flags of 2023 to remind us why the Great Barrier Reef (as well as many other species and natural environments) should be treated as "in danger".

  • The real reason people are obsessed with stopping Woodside

    10 August 2023

    Last week, WA Premier Roger Cook asked “what is it about people’s obsession with Woodside?” Given the millions Woodside has spent on constructing the lie that it is a good corporate citizen of Western Australia, plastering its logo all across our beloved sporting and cultural institutions, it’s an understandable query.

  • Welcome to Shark Bay

    10 May 2023

    Shark Bay, located at the most westerly point of Australia, is one of a handful of marine World Heritage sites across the globe. It’s home to some of the planet’s most extraordinary creatures, including the oldest lifeforms on Earth, as well as dugongs, turtles and, of course, sharks.

  • The Abrolhos Islands: Coral Refuge

    5 May 2023

    Often described as the Galapagos Islands of the Indian Ocean, there are few places in Australia wilder than the remote Houtman Abrolhos Islands, a marine archipelago of 210 islands off the coast of Geraldton, Western Australia.

  • Whale Spotting in Perth Canyon with Dr Olaf Meynecke

    5 May 2023

    Most tourists who visit Perth make it out to Rottnest Island to visit the cute quokkas and marvel at the island’s lonely wind turbine, which once attracted the wrath of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. But just beyond Rottnest lies a much less-explored region - Perth Canyon, one of the best places in the world to spot the endangered blue whale, the largest animal on the planet.

  • Meet Emma from School Strike 4 Climate

    5 May 2023

    We spoke with Emma from School Strike 4 Climate on Thursday when she visited the Rainbow Warrior in Fremantle during its Whales Not Woodside Ship Tour to learn more about how she became involved in climate activism, what motivates her, and get her thoughts on Meg O’Neil and Woodside’s Burrup Hub gas expansion.

  • Greenpeace and the end of whaling in Albany

    4 May 2023
    Sophia Fowler

    The end of whaling in Albany marked a turning point in the fight to protect whales from extinction. In the 1970s, the greatest threat to whales was whaling. Now the greatest threat comes from fossil fuel companies like Woodside who are driving dangerous climate change.

  • Woodside’s Sinking Toxic Oil Tower

    2 March 2023

    Woodside, Australia’s biggest gas company, has a big problem that it’s trying to hide, and they’re looking to hide it in one of our most precious ocean environments.