Safeguarding our Oceans

  • What is the CCAMLR, and why should we care?

    24 October 2023

    This blog uncovers how the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) works, and its continued failure to protect the Southern Ocean.

  • Five fascinating facts about the unique wildlife that calls Ningaloo home

    3 October 2023
    Ines Icaza

    Welcome to megafauna highway and the longest-fringing coral reef in the world, Ningaloo Reef. Home to some of the most interesting wildlife in our oceans, this World Animal Day, let's take a dive in and take a closer look at some of fascinating species that calls this place home:

  • 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.

  • Deep sea mining industry fails to get green light but remains a threat

    1 August 2023

    Kingston, Jamaica, 28 July 2023 — As the Rainbow Warrior was sailing across the Pacific for part of Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Climate Justice Ship Tour, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) negotiations were concluding, with deep sea mining companies failing to get an immediate green light to start plundering the oceans. Opposition to deep sea mining within the ISA is mounting with more than 20 governments calling for a pause.

  • Join the journey to Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Fiji on the Rainbow Warrior

    3 July 2023
    Shiva Gounden

    Halo, Talofa and Bula Vinaka This is how we welcome people into our Pasifika families in the beautiful islands of Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Fiji and it will be the welcome that will be provided to the Rainbow Warrior when she lands on the shores of the Pacific Islands next week.

  • UN Ocean Treaty Adopted: A Game-Changer for Ocean Conservation

    20 June 2023

    In a monumental step towards preserving the world's oceans, the United Nations (UN) has officially adopted the historic UN Ocean Treaty. This crucial agreement, which was unanimously agreed upon in March 2023, serves as a powerful legal instrument to protect marine ecosystems. Following months of meticulous legal scrutiny and translation into all official UN languages, governments are now encouraged to sign and ratify the treaty, marking the commencement of vital efforts to safeguard our oceans.

  • 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.