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Why Greenpeace can't - and won't - endorse farmed salmon

Posted by Willie - 21 March 2014 at 4:13pm - Comments
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Greenpeace doesn’t endorse farmed salmon. There you go, that’s it in black and white. Next time you see someone say we do – feel free to forward a link to this blog-post.

I’m writing this to set the record straight after a few instances of producers and retailers (and even the occasional NGO) wilfully misrepresenting us as having supported, endorsed, or given their salmon farming some sort of ‘best practice award’.

"Why are sharks, turtles and rays more important than tuna?"

Posted by Willie - 20 March 2014 at 11:32am - Comments
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Is this shark more important than the other fish?

Here’s a question which has cropped up from some supporters about our work on tinned tuna.

‘Why are sharks, turtles and rays more important than tuna?’

In pictures: the parasitic bond between water and coal

Posted by Angela Glienicke - 19 March 2014 at 5:55pm - Comments
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Coal barges come down the Mahakam river in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo

It’s World Water Day on Saturday and this year’s theme highlights the facts that water is needed to produce nearly all forms of energy and the demand for both is rising.

Procter & Gamble think they can ignore deforestation - here's how we turn up the pressure

Posted by petespeller - 18 March 2014 at 5:16pm - Comments
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Since Procter & Gamble’s role in destroying what remains of Indonesia’s forests was exposed they have been suspiciously quiet. No press statements, no posts on Facebook, they haven’t even tweeted. About anything. Time to turn this campaign up to 11.

Sending a resolute message to a forest destroyer

Posted by Richardg - 18 March 2014 at 4:03pm - Comments
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Resolute Forest Products is suing two of my colleagues for exposing its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. So this morning ten Greenpeace activists went to its home town to turn an iconic statue into a symbol of resistance.

We meet the man who wants to frack under your house

Posted by Lawrence Carter - 14 March 2014 at 3:54pm - Comments

We recently confronted Cuadrilla Chief Executive, Francis Egan, over his plans to frack for shale gas underneath people’s homes in Lancashire. Cuadrilla has announced two new drilling sites in Lancashire, so we decided to pay them a visit and seek their assurance that they would respect the wishes of the Lancashire residents who have come together as part of Greenpeace’s legal block to tell them not to trespass on their land.

The European Parliament backs our vision for an Arctic sanctuary

Posted by Neil Hamilton - 12 March 2014 at 3:54pm - Comments
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Tonight I’ll sleep well, knowing that there is finally something happening within the international community about protecting the Arctic.

That tuna doesn't belong there!

Posted by victoriah - 11 March 2014 at 3:52pm - Comments

Dirty, unsustainable tuna like Oriental and Pacific doesn’t belong on Tesco shelves (for more about why that is, check out this story, or read on!)

Which has got a lot of people thinking. Where else does Oriental and Pacific not belong?

Well for one, it certainly doesn't belong hidden in other parts of the shop. Does it?

WIN! Two free tickets to anti-fracking beer launch party

Posted by Esther Freeman - 11 March 2014 at 12:10pm - Comments

All this fracking is enough to drive someone to drink. But now it seems even that's under threat. Some breweries are becoming worried that contaminated water supplies, as a result of fracking, could have "dire consequences" on the production of beer.

Pressure mounts on Procter & Gamble as Mars agrees to protect rainforests

Posted by Richardg - 10 March 2014 at 6:31pm - Comments
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Greenpeace activists expose deforestation at one of P&G's palm oil suppliers

Procter & Gamble still has its head in the sand about its dirty palm oil use - so this morning our campaigner paid a visit to one of its suppliers, Musim Mas, to show P&G just what it's buying.

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