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Antarctic

Hub | January 12, 2018 at 13:09

Greenpeace is pushing forward a global campaign to create the largest protected area on Earth – an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary in the Weddell Sea. At 1.8 million square kilometers, this sanctuary would be larger than the provinces of BC and Alberta...

About the campaign

Hub | January 12, 2018 at 14:43

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.

Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic

Blog entry by Sarah King, Head of Oceans & Plastics Campaign | June 7, 2018

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was in the Antarctic at the beginning of 2018 It’s not what we wanted to find. When Greenpeace set sail to the Antarctic earlier this year, we were going to look for the incredible wildlife -...

Waddle you do to celebrate World Penguin Day?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | April 25, 2014 2 comments

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace 'Give us a kiss, it's World Penguin Day!' It’s World Penguin Day today, April 25 th , and I simply can’t imagine a world that didn’t have penguins in it. So in order to...

Greenpeace turns 46! Here’s what we have to celebrate

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | September 15, 2017

That’s right. It’s Greenpeace’s 46th birthday!  We may be another year older, but we’re also stronger and wiser. We’ve come a long way since 1971, when on this day, a small group of courageous people set off to stop nuclear...

Do ocean sanctuaries really work?

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | January 25, 2018

Our oceans are massive and unlike most places on land, they don’t really have borders. Animals, water (and sadly now plastic) all move freely across the globe. So it begs the question: does creating a protected area really work?   ...

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Antarctic

Blog entry by Samantha Wockner | January 8, 2018

In 2017 we launched a campaign to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary – the largest protected area on Earth. But why? Well, apart from being home to amazing animals such as penguins, whales and seals. The Antarctic plays an important...

5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Antarctic

Blog entry by Samantha Wockner | January 8, 2018

In 2017 we launched a campaign to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary – the largest protected area on Earth. But why? Well, apart from being home to amazing animals such as penguins, whales and seals. The Antarctic plays an important...

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