Wednesday 12 December 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace’s Australian canned tuna campaign has netted another win for the oceans - supermarket giant Coles has pledged to ban destructive fish aggregation devices (FADs) which indiscriminately kills sharks, rays, baby tuna and endangered turtles.
Sydney, Monday 14th January, 2013: Today, academics, scientists, prominent Australians and community groups placed a full-page ad in The Australian Financial Review calling for an end to Australia’s coal export expansion and an honest national discussion about the role it plays in driving climate change.
Thursday 31 January, 2013, Brisbane: Unless the Australian Government tomorrow announces an end to coal expansion to along the Queensland coastline, the Great Barrier Reef is at risk of being placed on the World Heritage ‘in danger’ list, says Greenpeace.
Friday 1 Feb, 2013, Brisbane: Greenpeace will step up its campaign to protect the Great Barrier Reef following the failure of the Australian Government to halt coal developments in its response to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee today.
Wednesday 13 Feb, 2013, Brisbane: Greenpeace has announced it is stepping up its campaign against industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef coast with the new Rainbow Warrior touring Queensland for four weeks in April.
TUESDAY 19th February, Sydney: Environment groups including Take 3, Greenpeace, Clean Up Australia, The Total Environment Centre and Two Hands Project held a court-side vigil at the Federal Court in Sydney this morning protesting Coca Cola’s legal challenge to the Northern Territory’s ‘Cash for Containers’ scheme.
Thursday 28 February 2013: Over the next two months, Australia will host one of the world’s iconic ships, the new Rainbow Warrior. This extraordinary ship was funded entirely by donations from Australia and around the world. She will arrive in Melbourne on March 13 to begin a six-week tour of Australia.
Sydney, 07 March 2013: Following Coke’s scandalous court victory against recycling this week, Greenpeace has launched a crowd-funded graphic advertising campaign in Fairfax papers showing what Coke’s bullying means for the environment.
Wednesday 13 March, Melbourne: The new state-of-the-art Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior sailed into Port Phillip Bay this morning, marking the start of a six-week tour. The iconic vessel is in Australia to join the campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef from the reckless expansion of the coal industry.