Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 1:08pm

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive fishing, pollution and climate change are damaging them on a scale unimaginable to most people. Species are being driven towards extinction because of overfishing and habitat destruction. We are campaigning for marine reserves, and for an end to unsustainable fishing.

Campaign updates

A full ban on any plastic in any household product that goes down the drain

Microbeads - What does a ban look like?

On Wednesday this week, the Environmental Audit Committee released a report calling for microbeads to be banned. But what does an effective ban look like? The...
Posted by alice.hunter - 26 August, 2016 - 16:41

Microbeads ban creeps closer as MPs demand action

Great news this morning - an influential government committee just backed our call for a ban on microbeads!Sign the petition - ask Theresa May’s Government to...
Posted by Fiona Nicholls - 24 August, 2016 - 15:20

5 manifesto commitments the new government can't forget

David Cameron may be gone but he still has a legacy - the Conservative Manifesto. It might not sound the most fun, but the pledges that the Conservatives made...
Posted by FariahSyed - 9 August, 2016 - 17:05

6 amazing plastic bans from around the world

Good news! Plastics bans across the world have been hitting the headlines lately. From the US to India and Morocco, governing bodies are taking control of the...
Posted by Fiona Nicholls - 29 July, 2016 - 17:19

From L’Oreal to Revlon, which brands are polluting the ocean with microbeads?

(PS - it’s all of them!)After discovering that 170 types of seafood contained traces of microplastics, Greenpeace East Asia decided to put 30 of the world’s...
Posted by Elisabeth Whitebread - 21 July, 2016 - 12:27

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