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.
Sydney, Australia — A coalition of 27 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) is today releasing a joint statement reaffirming our united opposition to the nuclear industry. The statement has been endorsed by leading national environmental and public health NGOs, all state conservation councils, and key climate change action groups and networks.