Posted by Hélène Bourges — 21 April 2016 at 3:59pm
Greenpeace crew, currently on board the Esperanza in the Indian Ocean, have found a destructive fishing device (FAD) that has been deployed by a John West supplier. We know this thanks to your research on John West tuna cans coming from the region.
You probably know that climate change is melting Arctic ice with astonishing speed. While some hear a warning bell, others see a business opportunity and as the ice disappears, oil companies and fishing fleets are moving further north than ever before, keen to exploit the unexplored ocean opening up at the top of the world.
Many people may not yet be aware of what microbeads are. But one thing is for sure, when they learn that they're found in everyday products like face scrubs and toothpastes, and that they end up in our oceans and threaten marine wildlife, there is one popular reaction…
Posted by Hélène Bourges — 13 April 2016 at 4:45pm
Last year, Greenpeace confronted John West over a broken promise. Back in 2011, they promised customers that 100% of their tuna would be caught sustainably by the end of this year. But as of today, they’ve only reached 2% of that target. This means a whopping 98% of their tuna is caught in a way which often kills animals like endangered turtles, sharks and baby tuna.
Dolphin around the Esperanza in the Atlantic Ocean
It’s March and it's Dolphin
Awareness Month! Dolphins are extremely intelligent and social animals that live in pods, can swim at a speed of up to 25 miles per hour and maybe able to dive up to
1,000 feet - as well as jump as high as 20 feet out of the water. These images document why we need to protect these magnificent creatures!
Greenpeace activists blockade whale meat shipment in port of Hamburg.
No endangered fin whales will be hunted in Iceland this
This is great news. Word today from colleagues in Iceland,
and now reports in both Icelandic and English-language media confirm that the
planned hunt for fin whales will not happen this summer. The man behind that whaling
is claiming that he’s stopping because of ‘hindrances’ in exporting the meat. That’s
great news for whales, and everyone who has been opposing this needless,