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Greenpeace Whale Science Programme Captures Rare Humpback Recordings in Antarctica

Press release | 8 January, 2008 at 13:17

An international team aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, currently searching for the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, has made a rare series of recordings of humpback whales in Antarctic waters.“We were surrounded...

Leaking oil drums at abandoned Chilean base Gonzales Videla

Image | 4 July, 2009 at 9:08

Greenpeace Antarctica Expedition 1990/91 second leg. Leaking oil drums and penguins at abandoned Chilean base Gonzales Videla.

Antarctic Treaty: Lesson in imagination

Video | 1 December, 2009 at 13:01

Kelly Rigg talks about persistence, imagination, and the lessons we can learn from a campaign to save a continent.

Antarctic Treaty

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 19:19

In a ground-breaking deal, governments agree to protect the Antarctic from mining. The Antarctic Treaty, signed in 1959, was intended to preserve the continent for peaceful, scientific purposes, yet in the 1980s a race was underway to mine the...

Protecting the wild south: Antarctica

Blog entry by Richard Page | 31 October, 2011 6 comments

Oceans campaigner Richard Page is currently attending the annual meeting of CCAMLR Commission, where discussions are underway for a representative network of marine protected areas across the Southern Ocean by 2012. Although it’s...

Antarctica Expeditions

Image gallery | 14 December, 2011

Antarctica Expeditions - Part II

Image gallery | 17 January, 2012

“For God’s sake look after our people”

Blog entry by Joss Garman, Greenpeace UK | 17 January, 2012

Staring out at the bright, open, broken plains of Arctic sea ice back in September , more than once I was struck by the thought of the early explorers who first trekked across similar icescapes at both of the frozen ends of the planet...

Protecting Antarctica, the heart of the ocean

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | 21 May, 2012

For many people the Antarctic is little more than a far-away frozen region, literally at the edge of the world; with sterile glaciers, icebergs and colonies of not-so ‘Happy Feet’ penguins, buffeted for much of their lives in the...

How are you celebrating World Penguin Day?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie - oceans campaigner | 25 April, 2013 5 comments

It’s World Penguin Day today, and a fine excuse to celebrate the majesty and silliness of fine-flippered friends. In that spirit, I thought it would be good to pull together some fun facts about penguins. Some are fun, some are facts...

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