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Ice loss, the beauty of the Arctic and the threat of fishing fleets

Blog entry by Mads Flarup Christensen | March 2, 2016

Together we kicked out Shell; seven million people across the world stopped Shell’s expansion into the Arctic in 2015. Later in the year nations came together in Paris and  signed a historical agreement  for the climate. These events...

Cats love tuna, just a little too much

Blog entry by Kate Simcock | May 18, 2016

Every day, all around the world, people and their pets eat tuna sourced from a Thai seafood conglomerate that has been condemned for destructive fishing methods and a connection to slave labour, including the locking of indentured...

Vaquita Success! New Protections Could Save This Endangered Porpoise

Blog entry by Phil Kline | July 27, 2016

With only 60 animals remaining, the vaquita porpoise is on the brink of extinction. That's why 150,000 Greenpeace supporters have stood up to save this shy, beautiful animal. And the Mexican government just announced new protections...

My Arctic Home

Blog entry by Clara Natanine | August 24, 2016

I live in Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) in the Canadian Arctic. Most people have never heard of my town. It's 450 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle with a population of roughly one thousand people. We are isolated from much of the...

Arctic Home: Stories of Hope & Courage with Greenpeace & Emma Thompson

Blog entry by Lydie Padilla | August 25, 2016 1 comment

Join Greenpeace and Oscar-winning actress and activist Emma Thompson for a night of incredible stories as well as digital and art installations that will allow you to witness the breathtaking beauty of the Arctic and learn about the...

Ocean plastic and what we can do about it

Blog entry by Sarah King | April 19, 2017

Have you seen that awful youtube video  (warning: graphic content) of a straw stuck in a turtle’s nose? I haven’t looked at straws the same way ever since. This poor, peaceful turtle’s plight has become for many people, myself...

Share Your Photos of Coke’s Plastic Pollution

Blog entry by Sarah King | May 29, 2017 1 comment

Coca-Cola is the biggest producer of plastic bottles in the world, producing over 100 billion plastic bottles every year. But Coke isn't taking responsibility for the huge amount of single-use plastic it’s producing - and...

2017 Tuna Ranking reveals more green tuna products but not enough green tuna aisles

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | July 5, 2017 2 comments

Our 2017 Canned Tuna Sustainability Ranking is out and with it comes more intel than ever before about the state of canned tuna aisles in well-known supermarket chains across Canada. There’s some good and some bad news to share, but...

March of the penguins

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | January 15, 2018

This morning, people around the world are waking up to pictures of penguin sightings across the globe. The penguins have been spotted travelling on trains, arriving at international airports and at iconic landmarks. From Sydney to...

Ask Clover Leaf employees to encourage their company to change!

Action | May 19, 2011 at 7:06

We the undersigned are concerned about the lack of progress made by Clover Leaf Seafoods to provide more ocean-friendly tuna options for Canadian consumers. We are aware of fishing methods that reduce the amount of wasted marine life, and we...

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Canadian supermarkets move one step closer to ocean protection: Greenpeace

Feature story | June 2, 2010 at 11:00

(Montreal and Vancouver) — Canada’s major supermarket chains have begun to rid their shelves of Redlist species and adopt sustainable seafood procurement policies, but need to do much more to help protect the oceans, according to a new Greenpeace...

Greenpeace challenges closed-door meeting of Arctic “petroleum club”

Feature story | March 29, 2010 at 16:36

As five foreign ministers hole up in the Gatineau Hills today to divide the resources beneath the Arctic Ocean, Greenpeace calls on them to provide a much more transparent process for discussing the need for greater protection for the fragile...

Supermarkets taking steps to rid shelves of Redlist fish

Feature story | April 8, 2010 at 17:07

Greenpeace’s campaign to convince Canada’s supermarket chains to remove Redlist fish from their shelves is having results.

Protecting Our Oceans is Everyone's Business: Ranking Supermarkets on Seafood...

Publication | July 3, 2014 at 12:00

Canada’s major food retailers are ranked for the fifth time on their efforts to ensure the seafood they sell does not threaten the ability of our oceans, and ocean-dependent communities, to thrive.

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Page | March 26, 2014 at 11:11

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. They help create the air we breathe, drive our weather systems and are home to a staggering 80 per cent of all life on Earth. We now know that human activities are having a serious impact so...

GE fish coming soon to a supermarket near you?

Feature story | October 8, 2010 at 0:37

On 21 September 2010, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nearly approved Genetically Engineered (GE) salmon for human consumption. AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., a biotech company with a facility on Prince Edward Island, would like to get...

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United we sail – Mauritian fishermen, Greenpeace protest against overfishing

Blog entry by Oliver Knowles | May 12, 2013

This week, politicians, scientists and fisheries managers from around the world are coming to Mauritius to attend the annual Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meeting. This organisation is charged by governments to protect tuna...

Buyer beware of canned tuna "gone gory"

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | April 19, 2013

If you’ve been on facebook the past couple of days perhaps you’ve seen Greenpeace’s image of our 2013 canned tuna sustainability ranking results. Turns out over 88,000 and counting already have, and upwards of 1000 facebookers have...

Fishing for answers from Dongwon

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | March 14, 2013

We know that the industrial fishing industry can often skirt the law in search of profits. In my decade of campaigning to rescue our oceans, I have seen dozens of ships fishing illegally, seen fish hidden in the inner bowels of fishing...

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