Oceans

  • Six reasons to keep oil out of the Great Australian Bight

    8 May 2017

    “The Great Australian Bight is the greatest whale nursery on this planet. The whale story where I come from is my university, my school… Whales like sperm whales, blue whales, pygmy blue whales, killer whales, humpback whales – they travel down there to honour that great journey, that song, that story of the great white whale Jeedara that is there now… ” - Bunna Lawrie, Mirning Elder.

  • After 7 years, we won!

    27 April 2017

    After 7 years of campaigning together, Greenpeace supporters just ended one of the most destructive fishing methods in the Australian tuna market. And here’s how we did it.

  • Your 2017 Canned Tuna Guide

    20 April 2017

    I don't know about you, but I've spent far too many hours of my life staring blankly at supermarket shelves. What did I come in here for again? Where am I? Who am I?

  • Cyclone brings only destruction

    29 March 2017

    A cyclone isn’t going to save the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a sentence that feels like it shouldn’t need to be said out loud.  

  • Top 5 Alternatives to Shark Nets

    16 December 2016

    The NSW Government has allowed for more lethal beach nets to be dropped in NSW beaches. Ineffective nets which don’t protect people but do indiscriminately kill marine life such as dolphins, turtles, dugongs, rays and endangered sharks. So if nets aren’t the answer to beach safety, what is?

  • 10 Stunning People Of The Oceans Photos

    3 December 2016

    I love the oceans. There, I've said it! I live in Sydney so I'm always pretty close to a beach, and am lucky enough to spend quite a bit of time in the ocean. Working at Greenpeace on oceans issues, I also spend a lot of time thinking about them. It is the nature of our role to highlight the issues that affect the world around us, but every so often it's important to just stop, and smell the sea air.

  • The cinema ad BP doesn't want you to see...

    30 September 2016

    Let's face it. BP is going to hate this... With Hollywood blockbuster Deepwater Horizon set to hit Australian cinemas next week, we've produced a trailer for the truth.

  • The scary things I’ve found as a turtle researcher - Dr Qamar Schuyler

    6 July 2016

    I’ve spent a significant portion of the last 6 years forcing turtle poop through a sieve. Seriously. As a sea turtle researcher focused on understanding the what, why, and where of turtles eating harmful plastics, I’ve had to cut open hundreds of sea turtles stranded dead on beaches in Moreton Bay and the Queensland coast to see what is in their digestive system.