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No Country for Cold Men: Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem visits Antarctic seafloor...

Press release | 30 January, 2018 at 0:48

London, 30 January, 2018 - Just days after Greenpeace released rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived in a two-person submarine to visit this remote location and call for the creation of a vast...

'Stranger Things' star to 'dance with penguins' after latest Twitter challenge goes...

Press release | 23 January, 2018 at 10:46

London, 23 January 2018 - 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour is set to 'dance with penguins' in the Antarctic after the actor's latest Twitter challenge went viral yesterday.

Penguins pop up across the globe in march for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary, as...

Press release | 15 January, 2018 at 8:00

London, 15 January, 2018 – As a groundbreaking expedition begins in the Antarctic, pop-up penguins have been spotted from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Sydney, and New Delhi to Washington DC, marching for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.[1]

Antarctic Treaty

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 19:19

In a ground-breaking deal, governments agree to protect the Antarctic from mining. The Antarctic Treaty, signed in 1959, was intended to preserve the continent for peaceful, scientific purposes, yet in the 1980s a race was underway to mine the...

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic Peninsula Larsen C ice shelf - Greenpeace reaction

Press release | 12 July, 2017 at 14:30

Amsterdam, 12 July 2017 - Responding to news that one of the largest icebergs ever recorded has broken off the Antarctic Peninsula’s Larsen C ice shelf, Paul Johnston, head of Greenpeace International’s Science Unit, said:

Southern Ocean

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 18:00

The penguins are calling! Over twenty years ago nations pledged to protect Antarctica and dedicate the continent as a place for peace and science, because millions of people demanded it. But the penguins, whales, fish and even the smallest krill...

Victory! World's largest marine protected area established off Antarctica!

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 28 October, 2016

Today, the largest marine protected area in the world was created in the Ross Sea, off the coast of Antarctica. This is a HUGE victory for the whales, penguins, and toothfish that live there and for the millions of people standing up...

Protecting Antarctica, the heart of the ocean

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | 21 May, 2012

For many people the Antarctic is little more than a far-away frozen region, literally at the edge of the world; with sterile glaciers, icebergs and colonies of not-so ‘Happy Feet’ penguins, buffeted for much of their lives in the...

Tweet for Ocean Sanctuaries

Background | 2 July, 2013 at 12:56

Starting Thursday, July 11, world leaders will be meeting in Germany to decide whether to create the world’s largest ocean sanctuaries in the waters around Antarctica.

The Turkish authorities have refused the toxic ship

Feature story | 9 May, 2002 at 2:00

The Turkish authorities have refused the toxic ship "Sea Beirut" entry to the Aliaga scrapyard having been warned of its approach by Greenpeace activists.

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