2011

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Cats love tuna, just a little too much

Blog entry by Kate Simcock | May 18, 2016

Every day, all around the world, people and their pets eat tuna sourced from a Thai seafood conglomerate that has been condemned for destructive fishing methods and a connection to slave labour, including the locking of indentured...

Break Free: An unprecedented wave of people power is keeping fossil fuels in the ground

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | May 18, 2016

Break Free  was an unprecedented wave of people power. Over twelve days, on six continents, in  countries all around the world  people acted. Individuals, communities, local and international groups all came together to Break Free...

Does MPI help the fishing industry dump on New Zealanders?

Blog entry by Russel Norman | May 17, 2016

An explosive report released yesterday by the University of British Columbia and University of Auckland has revealed that the total amount of marine fish caught in New Zealand waters between 1950 and 2010 was 2.7 times more than was...

This Is What a 90,000-Gallon Oil Spill Looks Like

Blog entry by Nick Young | May 16, 2016

Earlier this week, almost 90,000 gallons of crude oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico near Shell’s Brutus drilling platform. New photos taken on Saturday show that it’s not a pretty sight. Two days after it was initially reported,...

Greedy coal company is forcing farmers to crawl to get to their land

Blog entry by Aghnia Fasza or Tides | May 15, 2016

In Batang Regency, on the north coast of Central Java, one of Indonesia’s largest coal companies have made themselves at home… right in the middle of land owned by local farmers. How are they able to get away with this? Batang...

Disruption, change and the growing wave against Thai Union tuna

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | May 14, 2016

The waves are surging higher around the Esperanza today. We’re headed north towards busier fishing areas, the horizon line heaving up and down as the ship barrels every which way amid the rolling, white-peaked swell. Waves crash...

BUSTED: The Overfishing Denier

Blog entry by John Hocevar | May 14, 2016

A Greenpeace investigation shows that a prominent American fisheries scientist took millions of dollars in funding from fishing industry groups without publicly disclosing it. Warming and acidifying waters. Massive bleaching of...

Crisis in Chiloé, Chile as thousands of marine life wash ashore

Blog entry by Maïa Booker | May 13, 2016

Chiloé Island in Chile is currently facing a crisis and one of the stranger environmental disasters Chile has seen in the past few years. In the last month alone, thousands of marine animals including birds, crabs and seals have washed...

10 years ago, the Amazon was being bulldozed for soy. Then everything changed.

Blog entry by Paulo Adario | May 11, 2016

This week – after months of negotiation and uncertainty – the Brazilian government, the soy industry and civil society organizations, including Greenpeace, indefinitely renewed an agreement keeping huge swathes of Amazon rainforest...

Panama Papers: The plot thickens

Blog entry by Nick Young | May 10, 2016

Back in April, the Panama Papers rocked the world, exposing just how the global elite use offshore trusts in tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands, Panama and the Bahamas to hide their wealth and dodgy deals. Thanks to an...

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