A Greenpeace investigation has discovered a fleet of Russian flagged and owned supertrawlers fishing in a UK Special Area of Conservation (SAC) off the Scottish coast.
London, 1 May 2020 - As the global pandemic forces countries into lockdown, industrial fishing vessels are taking advantage to further plunder the oceans.
To celebrate Earth Day 2020, let's take a tour of nine amazing places around this beautiful planet. How many have you heard of?
As Greenpeace’s biggest-ever expedition from pole to pole draws to a close, here are some extraordinary pictures of the wonders of our oceans taken along the way, and the destructive human activities that threaten them.
Let’s be honest – whales are awesome. As the biggest animals in the ocean, they need space to feed, breed and thrive. But only recently have we realised just how much our oceans also need whales, especially in the face of climate change.
Scientists are braving the freezing conditions of the Antarctic to count chinstrap penguins. But it’s not looking good – average numbers have dropped by around two-thirds since they were last counted in the early 1970s. Lobbying for ocean sanctuaries could help them recover.
London, 15 January 2020 – New research in French Guiana supported by Greenpeace, reveals that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are forcing Pacific leatherback turtles to travel almost twice the distance to reach new feeding grounds after leaving their nesting grounds.
London, 15 January 2020 – Greenpeace and Aardman, the award-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit, have today launched a powerful new animated film highlighting the plight of the world’s oceans.
Sea turtles are some of the most mysterious and magnificent ocean creatures. Sadly, most species are threatened with extinction. A new animation – a collaboration between Greenpeace and Aardman, makers of Wallace and Gromit – highlights the threats they face, but what makes these marine reptiles so special in the first place?
In the last 12 months, climate change and the destruction of nature have become impossible to ignore. Millions of people took to the streets as wildfires raged and heatwaves threatened lives – hitting many of the communities least responsible hardest. 2020 will kickstart a decade of change so forests, oceans and the climate can be restored and renewed.