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Greenpeace activists shadow pirate vessel

Image | 4 March, 1999 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists shadow pirate vessel caught fishing within protected Antarctic waters.

The State of the Cryosphere: What the Ice is Telling us

Publication | 28 November, 2003 at 1:00

The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. The book from Cambridge University Press, "Mass Balance of the Cryosphere", to be published in January 2004, focuses on two key components of this sensitive...

Wilkins ice shelf disconnects from Antarctic

Press release | 5 April, 2009 at 2:00

The reported (1) shattering of the ice bridge connecting the Wilkins ice shelf to Antarctica was a complete contrast to progress on global action, Greenpeace said today from Bonn, where negotiations on a new climate deal start their second week...

Polar Oceans in Peril
...and a planet at risk

Publication | 6 July, 2009 at 17:08

The Arctic and the Antarctic are under assault - from the impacts of rapidly accelerating climate change; from increased industrialisation; and from the unchecked consumption of our planet's resources.

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.

Defending the last ocean

Publication | 5 August, 2010 at 12:09

This is the story of how our fishermen, having taken so many fish from the seas closer to home, are now venturing to the ends of the Earth in order to maintain our insatiable appetite for seafood. This is also the story of how a group of...

How seafood markets can help save Antarctica's Ross Sea

Blog entry by Osvaldo Gago | 5 August, 2010 2 comments

Let your imagination take you to the Antarctic: a cold, windy and inhospitable region inhabited by some of our planet’s most unique and spectacular living creatures. The Antarctic region’s Southern Ocean is one of the most pristine...

A Frozen Planet under threat

Blog entry by Joss Garman, Greenpeace UK | 26 October, 2011 1 comment

Like millions of people I have the next few Wednesday evenings mapped out already – I’ll watching David Attenborough’s groundbreaking new series Frozen Planet . In the tradition of Planet Earth and Human Planet, this new BBC...

Photographing a frozen planet

Blog entry by Nick Cobbing | 27 October, 2011 1 comment

Along with millions of other people, last night I watched the first long awaited Frozen Planet episode. It had an extra significance as I've visited many of the same places in the arctic, particularly Greenland (that the programme...

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...

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