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The best and worst bits: Greenpeace analysis of party manifestos

We’re into the final fortnight of the General Election campaign and the parties are fighting day and night for your votes. With all the manifestos now launched we’re starting to get a clear idea of just what the parties stand for. It’d be difficult to argue that the environment has been a key concern during this campaign but these manifestos contain some...
Daniel Jones - 24 April, 2015 - 16:36 - Comments

Greenpeace wins permission to take UK government to court over fish quotas

Yesterday the UK High Court gave the green light for a full judicial review into whether the UK fishing quota allocation system is unlawful under new European law. The government has given out fishing quota in largely the same way since the mid-90s. About 95% of the fishing quota is awarded to the larger end of the fleet, most notably domestic and foreign controlled industrial fishing businesses – such as the vessel Cornelis Vrolijk - which we previously exposed. It's symbolic of just how broken the system is.
Ariana Densham - 24 April, 2015 - 16:25 - Comments

In pictures: The planet's future in our hands, go green on Earth Day!

Every year, Earth Day is celebrated all over the planet on April 22nd. To mark the occasion we would like to share some positive photos with you. Our images from around the world illustrate people's efforts to live sustainably, take part in rallies, promote renewable energy and give a glimpse of the biodiversity we need to protect.
Angela Glienicke - 22 April, 2015 - 10:29 - Comments

The next UK government promises to be an ocean champion

Here’s a prediction: the next UK government will do great things for global marine protection. At this stage in a general election campaign it’s sometimes hard to find something that politicians wearing differently coloured rosettes can agree on, but with an unprecedented bunch of manifesto commitments, there’s a growing certainty that the next UK government will be an ocean champion.
Willie - 20 April, 2015 - 11:23 - Comments

From Sussex to Spain, crossing borders to fight fracking

In this guest blog, Kathryn McWhirter from No Fracking in Balcombe Society, explains how communities across Europe are united behind a common cause -- keeping fracking firms at bay.
anonymous - 16 April, 2015 - 17:30 - Comments
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