Shell just announced it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a huge victory for millions of people all around the world who opposed the oil giant’s controversial plans, which put not only the fragile Arctic ecosystem at risk, but the planet as a whole.
Trillia Fidei - 5 October, 2015 - 13:48 - Comments
The new Greenpeace tinned tuna league table exposes the wide gulf between UK supermarkets and brands which have taken sustainability seriously and those which have simply broken promises to clean up. Use this to help you decide which brands to buy and which to avoid until they improve. #JustTunaFor the first time, this league table ranks brands on a...
Ariana Densham - 2 October, 2015 - 16:29 - Comments
Fracking firm Third Energy wants to frack for shale gas in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. But before they can go ahead they've got to obtain planning permission -- and right now North Yorkshire County Council is running a consultation on its website, inviting Yorkshire residents to email in with their views.
Richard Casson - 29 September, 2015 - 09:49 - Comments
After 3 years of campaigning to stop Arctic drilling, we’ve just heard that Shell is backing out of drilling in the Alaskan Arctic. Millions of us across the world are breathing a huge sigh of relief after one hell of a fight. The global campaign against Shell’s destructive plans has been nothing short of incredible: from 6 women climbing the Shard in...
India Thorogood - 28 September, 2015 - 14:23 - Comments
My wife and daughter should be at our home in Pekanbaru, Riau on the east of Sumatra right now. It’s been more than a month since we moved, or rather escaped to my parent’s house in West Sumatra. But like a dark cloud over my head I’ve since discovered that wherever I go, smoke follows.
ZamZami - 25 September, 2015 - 16:31 - Comments