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Artivists take to the seas to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Mike Fincken | June 1, 2016

My name is Mike and was one of the three judges of the #SaveTheArctic poster competition. What an honour it has been! We've just chosen the top entries and soon I will meet the three lucky young winners; Anastasia, 21, from Russia;...

Turning ocean destruction into brighter ideas

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | June 1, 2016

Deployed in their thousands and killing non-target species in their millions, fish aggregating devices ( FADs ) are a scourge to our oceans, devastating marine life to supply companies like Thai Union. Made up of nets, metal and...

Shell’s Arctic Dreams End Up on the Scrap Heap

Blog entry by Tim Donaghy | May 31, 2016

Friends dancing on the helideck of the Noble Discoverer in Alang, India. Credit: K. Patel. Source: Facebook One year ago the drill ship  Noble Discoverer   was in Everett, Washington  preparing to head north as one of two drilling...

INFOGRAPHIC: What you should know about the heart of the Amazon

Blog entry by Alia Lassal | May 30, 2016

The Tapajós River is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the entire Brazilian Amazon. But this river in the heart of the rainforest  and the people and ecosystems that depend on it  face a serious threat. Here’s what you need to...

Hunting for ghost nets on Sylter Aussenriff

Blog entry by Annet van Aarsen | May 30, 2016

Not a lot of people know this, but the North Sea is one of the most beautiful places in the world to make a dive. On a perfect day, the visibility is endless, the water is a beautiful blueish green and – if the tide is calculated right...

Shell spills again: Pipeline leaks 20,000 gallons of oil in northern California

Blog entry by Ryan Schleeter | May 30, 2016

For the second time in two weeks, Shell has spilled thousands of gallons of oil, this time in California’s Central Valley. Less than two weeks after dumping  nearly 90,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico , Shell Oil is...

Minister confirms Greenpeace allegations of fishing industry policing itself

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 12:52

Auckland, 30 May 2016 - Minister for MPI, Nathan Guy, has confirmed this morning that the fishing industry is indeed responsible for reviewing video surveillance from its own trawlers and reporting suspicious behaviour to the regulator, MPI.

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