The ban on commercial whaling in the 80s was one of Greenpeace’s first major victories, but whales are still under threat today. Here’s a brief look at the history of whaling and what we still need to do to protect the world’s oceans.
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!
A roundup of the best Greenpeace victories of the past year.
The campaign against the government’s anti-protest laws shows that people power is alive and well.
For 50 years Greenpeace has been winning monumental victories around the world, and standing with communities affected by environmental damage. Here are some highlights, in pictures.
When governments and companies threaten the natural world – Greenpeace supporters are there to confront them, and have been for 50 years.
For years, the giant oil companies looked unshakeable. But over 10 surprising days in May, Exxon, Chevron and Shell lost a string of major battles that could finally force them to take climate change seriously.
People power works! In a dramatic twist of events the government has announced it will intervene in the decision on a new climate-wrecking coal mine in Cumbria.
From puffins and seals to the bizarre ‘fried-egg’ nudibranch, this shallow patch of ocean is packed with amazing animals. And with a new ban on destructive bottom trawling in the area, there’s new hope for the sea life of Dogger Bank.
An NGO-industry collaboration to protect the Antarctic Ocean today announces a big step forward with a year-round closure of a 4500km2 area of ocean around Hope Bay in the northern Antarctic Peninsula.