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Bright blue seas: the need to properly protect our offshore Marine Protected Areas

New Greenpeace analysis has found that only five of the UK’s 73 offshore protected areas ‘may be’ progressing towards conservation targets. Just two offshore protected areas have long-term site condition monitoring available - a damning reflection on the government’s failure to properly protect the UK’s waters.

How supermarkets can halve plastic packaging

Supermarkets are under pressure to reduce plastic, but last year they produced more of it than ever. It doesn’t have to be that way though. Greenpeace has released a plan showing how supermarkets can half their plastic packaging by 2025. Here’s what they need to do.

Unpacked: how supermarkets can cut plastic packaging in half by 2025

Despite scientific evidence and mounting public pressure, UK supermarkets are putting more plastic on their shelves than ever. This report outlines how supermarkets can achieve a minimum 50% reduction in single-use plastic packaging, purely via reduction and reuse.

How to make a reusable facemask – and why you should

Facemasks are now compulsory in many public places around the UK, and pandemic-related plastic pollution is on the rise. Here are two ways to make your own washable, reusable mask using an upcycled shirt – one without any sewing!