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Greenpeace Science Unit

Background | 1 August, 2007 at 17:49

Science is crucial to environmental protection. Many of the global problems we face - like climate change, ozone depletion, and the spread of hormone disrupting chemicals - can only be detected and understood through science.

Interview with a polar bear expert

Blog entry by Larissa Beumer | 27 February, 2016

This year, celebrate International Polar Bear Day by learning more about these amazing animals from a scientist who has studied them for decades.   Thor S. Larsen is a pioneer in polar bear research. He began his academic...

World scientists’ warning to humanity

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 15 December, 2017 9 comments

Environmental activists and organisations typically try and stay positive, to give people hope that we can change. Positive signs exist, going back to the historic whaling and toxic dumping bans of the 1980s. The 1987 Montreal Protocol...

Accuracy of information

Background | 29 September, 2006 at 17:57

Diving to the Antarctic sea floor is a scientist’s dream come true

Blog entry by Dr Susanne Lockhart | 25 January, 2018

Most people would be surprised about how many species of cold-water corals and amazing sponges you’d find on the bottom of the Antarctic Ocean. Even as the scientist who has identified three quarters of the registered seafloor...

Ark being built on Mount Ararat

Feature story | 16 May, 2007 at 23:16

Greenpeace activists have started construction on a replica of Noah's Ark, 2,500 meters (8,200 feet) above sea level. Many people believe that Mount Ararat is the place where Noah's Ark landed after the floods. The replica ark is designed to be...

Brussels climate change meeting

Feature story | 3 April, 2007 at 2:00

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assembles in Brussels this week. On Friday they will deliver their latest assessment on the potential impacts of climate change. While the picture they paint will likely be a dire one, there are...

Full science report: Making sure our tuna will be there

Publication | 22 August, 2006 at 2:00

Scientific evidence on the status of Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) tuna stocks suggests that Big Eye and Yellow Fin tuna are now over-fished. This means unless WCPO nations take urgent remedial measures to control fishing in their...

Wisdom & Foolishness

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 6 January, 2017 4 comments

For Earth scientists and environmental activists, the urgent need for a dramatic shift in humanity’s relationship with the world seems painfully obvious, yet we find ourselves pushing against obsolete systems of economics and...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | 26 July, 2007 at 17:56

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

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