2013

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Budget 2016: If you don’t laugh you’ll cry.

Blog entry by Russel Norman | May 27, 2016

This budget shows that the Government’s fossil-fuel driven extractive industry based economic strategy is a slow moving train-wreck. After proclaiming in previous years that industrial dairy, coal, and oil would be the economic...

We’re calling ‘lights out’ on Thai Union’s ocean destruction

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | May 27, 2016

Being in the middle of the Indian Ocean at night is incredible: you feel the vastness of the sea around you, the raw power of the waves, and the thick darkness. Now imagine from miles away, you see a glowing mass on the horizon. As...

A BIG win for the Arctic!

Blog entry by Frida Bengtsson | May 25, 2016

Amazing news! Today an entire industry including major global brands  McDonald’s ,  Tesco ,  Young’s Seafood  and Iglo agreed to push back against destruction of our pristine Arctic waters. Together with the Norwegian Fishing...

Finding a sense of porpoise

Blog entry by Willie | May 25, 2016

Being a porpoise looks rubbish. Dolphins look like they have fun. They even look like they seek out fun. Okay, the fixed grins make them seem perpetually happy but let’s be honest - when was the last time you saw a porpoise jumping...

Did you know this about tigers?

Blog entry by MeenaRajput | May 25, 2016

Next in our series, we turn to the king (and queen) of the jungle - the tiger. Here are 10 incredible tiger facts from forests campaigner Richard George: 10. Tigers have better short-term memories than humans Tigers’ have...

How well do you know the Polar Bear?

Blog entry by MeenaRajput | May 25, 2016

Since the very beginning of Greenpeace, our movement has been fighting to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable animals. And over the years, we’ve learnt some truly incredible things about the magnificent creatures we share this...

How well do you know the orangutan?

Blog entry by MeenaRajput | May 25, 2016

Next in the series, forests campaigner Richard George shares his 10 favourite facts about one of of our closest living relatives - the orangutan: 10. Orangutans are ticklish There are two kinds of ticklish. There’s the gentle...

How much do you really know about turtles?

Blog entry by Willie | May 25, 2016

I’m Willie and I’m an oceans campaigner here at Greenpeace. Over the years I’ve had the privilege of watching turtles from the bow of Greenpeace ships, and many of my colleagues have encountered these peaceful ocean wanderers far...

How much do you know about whales?

Blog entry by Willie | May 25, 2016

I’m Willie and I’m an oceans campaigner here at Greenpeace. Over the years I’ve had the privilege of seeing lots of whales, both from the deck of Greenpeace ships, and also on whale-watching trips. I’ve been lucky enough to see...

Are noisy oceans to blame for beached whales?

Blog entry by Fiona Nicholls | May 25, 2016

Noise is the most invisible of all the man-made threats to the ocean, but to whales who ‘see’ by hearing, they simply cannot escape it. Water is an excellent medium for relaying sound, enabling some species of whale to communicate...

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