Posted by India Thorogood — 5 June 2016 at 9:08pm
Have you registered to vote in the EU referendum? It only takes two minutes (I promise) and all you’ll need is your name, address and date of birth. Click here right now, to make sure you can vote on 23rd June.
Every year on the 5th of June, World Environment Day is celebrated throughout the world, raising awareness
and urging people to take positive environmental action to protect nature.
This collection of our
archive images gives you just a
glimpse of the beauty and wonders of the world around us, and shows us just how important it is to make
every day a World Environment Day. They also document some of the environmental problems around the world.
There are two types of plankton – tiny plants (phytoplankton)
and tiny animals (zooplankton).
Zooplankton includes some eggs and larvae of things like
fish and crabs, as well as some minute animals that feed on phytoplankton. That
makes them the first link in any food chain, and the basis for all of the ocean’s
Greenpeace activists confront supply vessel Explorer II by blacking out their lights with eco-paint
If John West’s owner
Thai Union doesn’t start protecting the oceans and those who work on them,
we’ll continue to shut down their supply chains, explains Tom Lowe, who has
just returned from the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza’s tour of the Indian
Posted by MeenaRajput — 31 May 2016 at 2:44pm
Photographer, Will Rose, joined Greenpeace activists on an expedition to the Indian Ocean to remove dozens of destructive Fish Aggregating Devices. These FADs kill endangered marine life including sharks and turtles, but despite this, leading tuna brands John West and Thai Union continue to use them. Since our campaign launched, Tesco and Waitrose have threatened to remove John West from their shelves unless they clean up their act.
Posted by Daisuke Miyachi — 26 May 2016 at 4:55pm
World leaders are meeting in Japan for the G7, but on a side trip, President Obama is doing something no sitting US president has done before: visit Hiroshima. The city was flattened during World War Two by the first nuclear weapon used in warfare. Now more than ever, we need leadership to make sure that history doesn’t repeat itself. We need to go nuclear-free.
A Greenpeace activist blockading a factory which supplies 'dirty' tuna to John West
If you were doing your weekly shop at Sainsbury’s last Saturday, you may have noticed that John West tuna was no longer in stock. ‘Hurray!’ you may have thought, ‘Sainsbury’s has finally decided to drop this horrific brand.’ If you looked a little closer, however, you would have noticed that Greenpeace was actually behind the lack of John West tuna in the tinned fish aisle. ;-)