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

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

Sainsbury’s tell us to “Taste The Difference” - now people are telling them to #StopTheIndifference

If you've visited Sainsbury’s during the last week, you may have noticed something a little different in the tuna aisle… This week hundreds are taking...
Posted by fiona.nicholls - 15 July, 2016 - 16:33

Taking Action on Tuna

Right now, only two per cent of John West tuna is sustainably caught. The rest is sourced from suppliers who use indiscriminate 'fish aggregation devices' (...
Posted by Hélène Bourges - 27 June, 2016 - 15:04

The Good Scrub Guide and other simple ways to beat the microbead

Guest blog by Daniel Steadman of Fauna & Flora InternationalOver the past three years, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has been collecting data on...
Posted by fiona.nicholls - 27 June, 2016 - 14:22

In Pictures: Celebrate, it's #SharkWeek!

Every year the Discovery Channel dedicates a week to these amazing carnivorous fish. What a great opportunity to share a few of our archive pictures showing...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 24 June, 2016 - 17:11

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