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Floods: We've had it up to here...

Last December, Britain experienced its wettest month since Met Office records began in 1910. Many towns, villages and communities buckled under the pressure of insufficient flood defences and were left devastated by the impact of the floods. For far too long, Ministers have disregarded scientists’ warnings that climate change will drive up flood risk...
Aakash Naik - 27 January, 2016 - 18:41 - Comments

Join us in Lancashire for a rally to say NO to fracking

Last year our movement to stop fracking won a huge victory when Lancashire council voted against Cuadrilla’s bid to drill for shale gas. But now ministers in David Cameron’s government have recalled the decision, meaning that very soon the council could be overruled -- and fracking could be given the go ahead.
Richard Casson - 2 February, 2016 - 15:31 - Comments

In pictures: Wonderful Wetlands, celebrating World Wetlands Day

Today NGOs and community groups around the world raise awareness and promote the conservation of wetlands and celebrate World Wetlands Day. This year’s theme is “Wetlands for our future; sustainable livelihoods”. The importance of wetlands in providing a habitat, hosting a vast variety of life, as well the threat they can be under is illustrated in our...
Angela Glienicke - 2 February, 2016 - 10:07 - Comments

Veganuary: Our dessert recipes

Now here at Greenpeace UK, we are lucky enough to have a 50/50 vegetarian and vegan cafe. Every day our amazing chef Anne cooks up tasty meat-free meals - everything from dhals to stews and fruit crumbles! But despite getting pretty full up with tasty veggie and vegan food at lunch, some of us also cook up some delights for dinner and dessert at home. What...
India Thorogood - 29 January, 2016 - 17:13 - Comments
Sperm whales washed up on skegness beach

Why do whales strand on beaches?

Shocking and sad images have been all over the media in the past few days as some massive sperm whales have washed up dead on British beaches. Normally humans and these deep water leviathans live far apart, so it’s understandable that we are surprised and distraught to encounter them like this. But why does it happen? And what can you do?
Willie - 26 January, 2016 - 12:19 - Comments

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