World Oceans Day isn’t just about the cute animals. When we fail to protect the oceans, we’re failing to protect ourselves.
From experimental technology to simple practices, people around the world are thinking creatively about how we can live better with nature. Here are some of the clever things they’ve come up with.
Fishermen across the Channel united to say no to destructive industrial fishing. They’re calling on our leaders to protect the oceans before it’s too late.
After years of Greenpeace campaigning, the government has finally decided to close the Dogger Bank, along with three other Marine Protected Areas, to destructive bottom trawling.
It almost didn't happen, but our recent expedition to survey the Antarctic ocean floor revealed untold wonders. We discovered that the seabed is carpeted with incredible life, reinforcing the need to protect this remote stretch of ocean as soon as possible.
At Greenpeace, we’re used to being challenged in court. But being taken to task by an agency meant to protect the seas, for doing exactly that? That’s a new one!
Behind that forkful of squid, there’s an entire industry that capitalises on a lack of fishing regulations in international waters. This industry poses a huge threat to marine life and affects coastal communities worldwide, so find out why squid matter for the future of our oceans.
For over 20 years a Greenpeace ship called Esperanza – ‘hope’ in English – lit up the darkness in the fight to protect the environment. Its voyages have now come to an end, leaving a proud legacy of inspiration and environmental protection.
Greenpeace report lifts lid on industrial fishing ahead of major UN ocean conference
MMO drops case against Greenpeace after the judge required a review of this ‘absurd’ prosecution