London/Sydney, 26th July 2011: This week, tuna brand John West UK announced a shift to sustainable sourcing and lent its backing to Pacific marine reserves. Its actions mean the UK supermarket sector is the most sustainable worldwide on canned tuna.
Thursday 21 July 2001: At just before 12 noon today, the Australian Federal Police raided and locked down Greenpeace's Sydney headquarters. The raid came after activists last week removed a genetically modified wheat experiment from a site near to Canberra.
Thursday 14 July, 2011, Canberra: This morning, activists brought a stop to a secret GM wheat experiment on the outskirts of Canberra. The experiment has been shrouded in controversy following revelations that Australia’s peak scientific body, CSIRO, planned human feeding trials and stonewalled information requests.
Today’s carbon price announcement by Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, provides an historic opportunity to move from a high risk, high polluting economy to a safe, sustainable clean economy - but it still leaves a lot of work to be done - according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Monday 27 June, 2011, Canberra: Prestigious scientists from around the world are questioning the safety and scientific rigour of world-first human feeding trials being conducted this year by the CSIRO on genetically modified (GM) wheat.
8 June 2011: Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal.
Packaging for the doll is produced using timber from the rainforests of Indonesia, home to critically endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger.