What does Greenpeace do?

We've been campaigning for a green and peaceful future for 50 years — and we're not stopping now. It's time to rise up like never before and fight for our climate and communities.

Mother with her child in front of the Rainbow Warrior

© Rodney Dekker / Greenpeace

Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We’re lucky to call them home. We’ve got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future.

Climate Justice

Pacific Climate Activists hold an action in Vanuatu for Climate Justice during COP26

The Pacific demonstrates global climate leadership from the frontlines of the climate crisis, lighting the path to survival through solutions, including the campaign for an International Court of Justice advisory opinion on climate change to the decades-long fight for loss and damage funding.

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Breaking Free From Fossil Fuels

Greenpeace breaking free from fossil fuels

Climate change is the defining issue of our generation. And our choice is clear: do we keep burning coal, pumping carbon pollution into the atmosphere, killing hundreds of thousands of people each year and signing the death warrant for the planet?

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Transitioning To Clean Energy

Transitioning To Clean Energy

It’s time for clean air, a safer climate and healthier communities. It’s time for cheaper fuel and energy independence. It’s time to Electrify Everything.

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Safeguarding Our Oceans

Protecting our oceans and marine life

Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Healthy oceans are the life support system for our planet, providing 97 percent of the Earth’s liveable habitat and a home to more than 700,000 different species of life.

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Stop Deep Sea Mining

 Scyphozoan Jellyfish in the Arctic

Deep sea mining would have devastating impacts to oceans, marine life and people all over the world. The Australian government has a vital role to play. We need them to show leadership and join others in calling for a global moratoriumban on deep sea mining.

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Protecting Our Forests

Our actions to protect and restore forests

With the vast majority of the world’s forests already destroyed or degraded, Greenpeace is deeply committed to protecting what is left. Our experience of years working in the biggest forest regions of the world has positioned us well to push for the ambitious targets required to deliver forest protection at the speed and scale needed.

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A Plastic Free Future

Plastic Free Future

Single-use plastic is harmful to human health, perpetuates social injustice, destroys our biodiversity and fuels the climate crisis. We demand that governments commit to a strong Global Plastics Treaty that will stop runaway plastic production and use and ultimately end the age of plastic.

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