News Releases

  • New ANU Report: Government emissions scam exposed

    17 February 2011

    Greenpeace is calling for a dramatic increase in emissions reductions targets following revelations in a new Australian National University (ANU) report that a 5% target is rendered meaningless by sub prime offsets from the land use and forestry sector (known as LULUCF).

  • Food labelling review fails to protect Aussie kids

    27 January 2011

    Today Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Catherine King, released the results of the Blewett review of Australia’s food labelling laws, in a press conference closed off to the public.

  • Greenpeace blockades Pacific-bound unregistered Tuna ship in Taiwan harbour

    24 January 2011

    Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior today prevented the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, demanding that Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA) properly investigate and as appropriate, prosecute the ship’s owners, who are in apparent breach of Taiwan’s laws. A Greenpeace activist chained himself to Lung Yuin's anchor chain with a banner reading "FA, investigate Now.”

  • Greenpeace exposes suspected illegal fish carrier in Taiwanese port

    23 January 2011

    Last night, activists from Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior exposed a Taiwanese owned fish carrier Lung Yuin suspected of violations of Taiwanese fisheries laws moored in the port of Kaoshiung, Taiwan and called on Taiwanese Fisheries Agency to investigate the fish carrier ship (1). Activists projected the phrases "Illegal in Taiwan?", "Investigate and as appropriate prosecute now!" and "Pacific tuna plunder" onto the hull of Lung Yuin, which is bound to collect tuna from the Pacific Ocean.

  • ANZ exposed by secret pollution deal

    21 November 2010

    Greenpeace is condemning ANZ’s hypocrisy after revelations the bank tried to hide a $150 million loan to recommission a highly polluting power station in Western Australia. This came just two weeks after accepting a major international award for ‘climate change mitigation and environmental performance.’

  • NSW Labor plans for more dirty coal power stations put to the test

    15 November 2010

    Land and Environment Court Papers will be filed today in the Land and Environment Court by the Hunter Community Environment Centre (HCEC) that will challenge the State government’s decision to rehabilitate one of the State’s oldest and dirtiest power stations – Munmorah.