Ship tour

  • Women of the Warrior

    8 March 2019
    Zoë Deans

    This International Women's Day, we're celebrating the women of Greenpeace's iconic Rainbow Warrior ship, recently in Australia's waters to protect the magical Great Australian Bight from risky oil drilling.

  • Funding activism can change the world

    24 January 2019

    It was calm seas on board Greenpeace’s flagship, the MY Rainbow Warrior, as we hosted a gathering of friends from the environmental movement in Port Melbourne in November. The below excerpt is from a speech given by the Executive Officer of the Reichstein Foundation and member of the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network, John Spierings, on the night. Greenpeace is grateful to John for agreeing to share his remarks about courage, hope and using your power, in the true spirit of the Warrior.

  • Apollo Bay: a community standing up to the oil industry

    17 December 2018

    What does it take to get a whole town standing up for a good cause? 16-year-old Grace brought her Apollo Bay community together to take a stand against deepwater oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight.

  • EXPOSED: Leaked oil company documents reveal staggering extent of spill modelling

    14 November 2018
    Jess Wilson

    Equinor has vowed it won’t go ahead with drilling in the Great Australian Bight unless it can be done safely — but its own documents show that safe drilling in the Bight is a myth. The waters of the Bight are wild and stormy, and the proposed drill site is twice as far underwater as the Deepwater Horizon well — all factors that make oil drilling in the Bight extra risky.

  • Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic

    7 June 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Water samples from our scientific research expedition show that even the most remote and pristine habitats of the Antarctic are contaminated with microplastic waste and persistent hazardous chemicals.

  • Mermaid and the fish that got away

    12 October 2011

    It was a busy day for the crew of the Esperanza yesterday – a mermaid, a Taiwanese longliner, and a marlin in distress.