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Microbeads: How did companies respond?

Blog entry by Taehyun Park | 23 August, 2016

Remember THIS video? Back in July, Greenpeace East Asia ranked 30 global companies to see how they measured in terms of their commitment to phasing out microbeads – the tiny terrors that are often found in shower gels and facial...

5 lesser-known threats to the fragile Arctic Ocean

Blog entry by Emily Buchanan | 19 April, 2016 5 comments

You probably know that climate change is melting Arctic ice  with astonishing speed . And while some hear a warning bell, others see a business opportunity. As Arctic ice disappears, oil companies and fishing fleets are moving further...

7 things you can do for the planet this Earth Day

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | 22 April, 2016 4 comments

More than 45 years ago – on the very first Earth Day – tens of millions of people decided to do something about environmental destruction. They rallied against pollution, oil spills, pesticides and deforestation… issues that continue...

Plastic Arctic

Blog entry by Clare Miller | 1 September, 2011 6 comments

For many people the Arctic is seen as one of the last wilderness regions left where there has been limited human impact. However, sampling of marine plastic debris over the past few days shows that the far reaching effects of mankind...

Defending Our Oceans Tour - Hawaii Trash

Image | 28 July, 2009 at 14:17

The beaches of Hawaii were our first taste of what was to come on this leg of the expedition. The impact of the trash vortex and plastic pollution on our oceans and beaches.

Cyberactivists in Japan halt introduction

Image | 1 January, 2004 at 1:00

Cyberactivists in Japan halt introduction of recycling-unfriendly and unreturnable plastic bottles when beer manufacture Asahi bows to citizen pressure.

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