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  • Kids Care: Save our Sharks

    Blogpost by Rashini Suriyaarachchi - February 21, 2014 at 17:29

    Sharks get a bad rap for being ‘dangerous predators’ that need to be controlled. That might be true in Hollywood, but in the real world humans are way more deadly for sharks.

    Our friend Kaspar Graham-Koorey (and his father) made this video to tell everyone who the real monster is at sea, and sent it to us so we could share it with you.

    When you think about it, Kaspar makes a lot more sense than the West Australian Government right now when it comes to shark management. In WA, a brutal and misguided mass cull of sharks has begun – even though shark attack rates in Australia have fallen to their lowest since 2008. You can help pile the pressure on WA Premier Colin Barnett to halt this senseless shark attack here.

    Rashini Suriyaarachchi is the Digital Assistant at Greenpeace A... Read more >

  • Great news for the 120,000 people demanding forest-friendly products!

    Blogpost by Areeba Hamid - February 18, 2014 at 15:11

    Nearly 120,000 of you amazing people have signed the Tiger Manifesto just six days since it launched globally. This is incredible! And we have some good news to share with you….

    Delhaize commits to No Deforestation

    ….Today, we are one step closer to forest and tiger-friendly products: Belgium-based international retailer Delhaize Group has become the first supermarket chain in the world to commit to a No Deforestation Policy with full traceability.

    As few as 400 Sumatran tigers are left in the wild because their forest homes are being destroyed – but your support can change that.

    25,000 people sent emails to the CEO of Delhaize, hundreds left messages on the companies Facebook pages and many directly challenged store managers at their nearest Delhaize store in Belgium. Each time, the same request was made: Delhaize must e... Read more >

  • The World's Largest Solar Plant

    Blogpost by Daniel Schreiber - February 17, 2014 at 15:42