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LEGO putting cash before kids, says Greenpeace as it kicks off global campaign

Feature story | July 1, 2014 at 7:30

Greenpeace has launched a major new global campaign targeting the world’s biggest toy company, LEGO. The campaign will mobilize more than 5 million Arctic defenders and thousands of activists to take creative action in six continents as part of...

Esperanza leaves Auckland

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 17:00

This year the Japanese government aims to hunt almost 1,000 whales in the Southern Ocean whales sanctuary. Once again Greenpeace will be there to defend the whales.

Commercial Whaling Ban Strengthened at Anchorage Whaling meeting

Feature story | May 31, 2007 at 17:00

Following last year's "St. Kitts Declaration", which mumbled that the moratorium on commercial whaling might not be necessary anymore, the anti-whaling countries have bounced back with a 37-4 vote for a resolution strengthening the commercial...

Underwater investigation at Robson Bight finds diesel truck intact

Feature story | December 12, 2007 at 17:00

The underwater investigation of the wreckage at Robson Bight ecological reserve began on Wednesday with great success. Within the first hour, the pilot of the mini submarine, Jeff Heaton of Nuytco, spotted the sunken truck that was sitting...

Robson Bight investigation has begun!

Feature story | November 29, 2007 at 17:00

On Tuesday, November 27, the underwater investigation team including Dorthea Hangaard on behalf of Living Oceans and Greenpeace, convened at Telegraph Cove to head out into Robson Bight to begin the search and assessment of the wreckage resting...

Rare whale song captured in the Southern Ocean

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 17:00

Earlier this week, our crew on the Esperanza awoke to find themselves surrounded by at least 50 humpback whales feeding in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Leandra, our on-board scientist, captured some rare and unique underwater sounds as...

Greenpeace confronts whaling fleet

Feature story | January 10, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | December 11, 2007 at 17:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

Humpbacks to be spared the harpoon -- for now

Feature story | December 20, 2007 at 17:00

The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.

Greenpeace chases whaling fleet from hunting grounds

Feature story | January 13, 2008 at 17:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and immediately engaged in a high speed chase over hundreds of miles through fog and increasingly...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature story | January 17, 2008 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has prevented whaling for six days and counting as the crew continues to chase the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru, out of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Our crew today sent a message, direct from...

Over 100 Whales Saved by Greenpeace

Feature story | January 26, 2008 at 17:00

After spending two weeks successfullypreventing the Japanese whaling fleet from hunting in the Southern OceanWhale Sanctuary, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is running low onfuel and must return to port. The Australian government ship...

Drastic change needed in aquaculture industry

Feature story | January 27, 2008 at 17:00

Aquaculture as it is currently practised is not the answer to depleted wild fish stocks. On the contrary, the booming global aquaculture industry is seriously threatening marine and freshwater ecosystems and undermining food security across the...

Mediterranean pirates busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | July 6, 2008 at 17:00

Activists aboard our ship Arctic Sunrise confronted an illegal vessel, the Luna Rossa, fishing with a driftnet this morning in international waters west of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. The Luna Rossa’s crew immediately cut the net and fled...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature story | July 10, 2008 at 17:00

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Activists released; time to investigate whaling fleet corruption

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 17:00

The two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature story | June 29, 2008 at 17:00

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Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 17:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

World's largest tuna destroyer

Feature story | May 26, 2008 at 17:00

We chased it for 5 days, but as dawn broke over the Pacific this morning we finally confronted the biggest tuna fishing vessel in the world. The Spanish-owned and flagged tuna purse seiner "Albatun Tres" is known as a 'super, super seiner' and...

Brussels Seafood Expo - business closed!

Feature story | April 22, 2008 at 17:00

"Ladies and Gentlemen your attention please, the Dongwon, Mitsubishi, Moon Marine, Azzopardi and Ricardo Fuentes stalls are now closed." That was one message being relayed over the public address sound system at the Brussels Seafood Expo today,...

Out of Stock: The report

Feature story | June 16, 2008 at 17:00

Today, Greenpeace issued a new report “Out of Stock: Supermarkets and the Future of Seafood,” that documents the severe threat to the sustainability of seafood. In the report, Greenpeace urges Canadian supermarkets to shoulder their share of the...

Feds sued over refusal to protect resident killer whales

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 17:00

Environmental groups across Canada, including Greenpeace, hit the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) with a lawsuit today. Filed by lawyers with Ecojustice, the lawsuit alleges that DFO has failed to legally protect critical habitat...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port

Feature story | November 16, 2008 at 17:00

Our activists marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners declaring "Whaling on Trial" and another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's taxpayers. The fleet...

Greenpeace activists show Loblaw how to remove Redlist species from their...

Feature story | November 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists took Loblaw by surprise today across the country by removing Redlist seafood species from the shelves and placing them in shopping carts draped with posters reading “Caught red-handed selling redlist fish.”

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | November 24, 2008 at 17:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

Greenpeace Canada executive director joins worldwide vigil to end Japanese whaling...

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 15:37

Greenpeace Canada’s executive director presented himself at the Japanese embassy in Ottawa this morning in hopes of being arrested as a co-defendant to two activists, dubbed the “Tokyo Two,” facing 10 years in prison for exposing the embezzlement...

Japan's whaling programme in disarray

Feature story | November 11, 2008 at 17:00

As the whaling fleet prepares to depart Japan, evidence is mounting of an industry in crisis, as new revelations of financial and image problems add to the woes of the scandal-plagued industry.

Reports: Japanese government gives in, slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

Loblaws targeted by Greenpeace

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists helped launch a national campaign targeting Canada's largest grocer by hanging a giant fishing net from a Loblaws store in Toronto this morning. Activists also postered store windows with the message "Caught red-handed with...

Greenpeace seafood ranking shows supermarkets still selling out the oceans

Feature story | May 21, 2009 at 17:00

Canadians with seafood that is sustainably caught and farmed and failing to help protect the world’s oceans and marine life.

Three activists arrested during Greenpeace action at Costco in Kelowna

Feature story | May 27, 2009 at 17:00

Kelowna—Police arrested three activists during a Greenpeace action at a Costco outlet in Kelowna on day three of the campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to the Okanagan.

Mass police response during Greenpeace action at Costco in Kingston

Feature story | May 28, 2009 at 17:00

Kingston— Local police arrived in full force Friday during a Greenpeace action at a Costco outlet in Kingston on day four of the campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to customers in the area.

Greenpeace blocks seafood freezer at Metro store in Hamilton

Feature story | May 31, 2009 at 17:00

Hamilton, ON – Activists blocked access to a seafood freezer during an action at a Metro store in Hamilton that highlighted day five of the Greenpeace campaign to confront Canada’s major supermarket chains for selling Redlist seafood to customers.

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | February 7, 2010 at 17:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry - we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 13, 2009 at 17:00

This week we have created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden. Our activists sailed into Swedish waters and have so far placed 140 granite rocks (each weighing between 0.5 and 3...

Greenpeace launches spoof ad campaign: "There's probably no Cod."

Feature story | August 10, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace has launched an ad campaign on buses and a billboard in Halifax and on a billboard in Ottawa that reads: “There’s probably no cod. Now let’s stop overfishing & think of the future.”

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

Greenpeace discovers new species in threatened Bering Sea

Feature story | April 27, 2008 at 17:00

Our research voyage to the Bering Sea has led to the discovery of a species of sponge new to science. Using state-of-the-art manned submarines to explore the world's deepest underwater canyons the new sponge was collected in samples of never...

Ocean monuments? Thank you, George Bush

Feature story | January 5, 2009 at 17:00

Thanks to President George Bush three national monuments in the Pacific will be created to protect the largest amount of ocean in the world to date. This is a truly rare opportunity for us to applaud the Bush administration, and remind us that...

Greenpeace activists arrested in campaign to confront supermarkets

Feature story | May 25, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace has begun a confrontation campaign to convince Canada’s major supermarket chains to stop selling Redlist species—seafood that is the most threatened by overharvesting. The key activity on the first day of the campaign (Monday May 26,...

Seafood tour reaches Atlantic Canada

Feature story | June 16, 2009 at 17:00

(Fredericton, N.B.)—Greenpeace’s cross-country seafood tour continued in the Atlantic provinces last week, with visits to a Sobeys in Charlottetown, PEI, and a Wal-Mart in Fredericton, N.B. The purpose of the tour has been to educate consumers...

Does your supermarket sell unsustainable seafood?

Hub | April 10, 2010 at 18:50

Does your supermarket sell unsustainable seafood?

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Hub | June 26, 2009 at 13:23

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Multimedia hub | April 17, 2010 at 12:45

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Sustainable Fisheries Survey Report by Léger Marketing

Publication | June 7, 2008 at 17:00

Report by Léger Marketing of a survey conducted for Greenpeace on sustainable fisheries info in our supermarkets.

Greenpeace launches ad campaign targeting Clover Leaf Seafoods

Feature story | December 5, 2012 at 2:00

Today, Greenpeace launched a series of advertisements directed at Canada’s biggest canned tuna brand, Clover Leaf Seafoods, publicly requesting that the company finally agree to talk about an end to its sourcing of tuna from destructive fisheries.

First Canadian retailer stops selling farmed salmon!

Feature story | June 28, 2012 at 6:00

Three years after Greenpeace’s first ranking of Canada’s eight largest supermarket chains on seafood sustainability, Overwaitea Food Group has become the first chain to attain a “green” rating, in part due to its complete removal of open net-pen...

Canada’s major canned tuna brands not stacking up on sustainability

Feature story | February 1, 2011 at 0:30

Greenpeace Canada today released its first sustainability ranking of 14 major tuna brands sold in Canada, as industry representatives convene at the annual Seafood Summit in Vancouver.

Greenpeace salutes Metro’s move to stop selling overfished species

Feature story | September 23, 2010 at 11:00

Greenpeace applauds the announcement today by Metro that it will remove seven overfished species from sale in its supermarkets. Metro’s move comes three months after the company committed to a sustainable seafood policy after placing fifth in...

Greenpeace urges Canadian and global politicians to follow markets lead in protecting...

Feature story | October 28, 2010 at 11:34

Greenpeace has released a new report, titled “Oceans Advocates,” showing how consumer pressure is driving retailers to adopt responsible seafood sourcing practices. In recent years this pressure has brought about encouraging changes in the...

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