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Antarctic ice shelf collapses

Feature story | 19 March, 2002 at 1:00

A huge ice shelf in Antarctica has collapsed in the space of only a month. The Larsen B ice shelf was 200m thick and 3250 km².

Antarctica's glaciers are collapsing - Are we ready to pay attention?

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 16 May, 2014 4 comments

The "irreversible collapse" of glaciers in Antarctica is dominating headlines around the world this week. News outlets are breathlessly reporting that the dramatic rise in sea levels that's now on the cards. So what does it mean?

Greenpeace Whale Science Programme Captures Rare Humpback Recordings in Antarctica

Press release | 8 January, 2008 at 13:17

An international team aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, currently searching for the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, has made a rare series of recordings of humpback whales in Antarctic waters.“We were surrounded...

Russia says NYET to establishing two of the world’s largest marine sanctuaries in...

Blog entry by John Hocevar | 19 July, 2013

After what we saw in Bremerhaven at this week's CCAMLR meeting, I have to stop and wonder at how hard it is to get the world working together for a real environmental outcome. I arrived here with about a dozen environmental...

How are you celebrating World Penguin Day?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie - oceans campaigner | 25 April, 2013 5 comments

It’s World Penguin Day today, and a fine excuse to celebrate the majesty and silliness of fine-flippered friends. In that spirit, I thought it would be good to pull together some fun facts about penguins. Some are fun, some are facts...

Best opportunity for the creation of world’s largest marine reserves

Blog entry by Richard Page | 11 July, 2013

Once again I am attending a meeting of the strangely named CCAMLR (the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources), the organisation responsible for looking after the icy waters that surround Antarctica. ...

“For God’s sake look after our people”

Blog entry by Joss Garman, Greenpeace UK | 17 January, 2012

Staring out at the bright, open, broken plains of Arctic sea ice back in September , more than once I was struck by the thought of the early explorers who first trekked across similar icescapes at both of the frozen ends of the planet...

Leaking oil drums at abandoned Chilean base Gonzales Videla

Image | 4 July, 2009 at 9:08

Greenpeace Antarctica Expedition 1990/91 second leg. Leaking oil drums and penguins at abandoned Chilean base Gonzales Videla.

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...

Greenpeace protest against waste dump at

Image | 1 January, 1988 at 1:00

Greenpeace protest against waste dump at US McMurdo Base Camp in Antartctica, 1988.

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