Posts by Louisa Casson
What’s more mysterious than the deep ocean?10 December 2020
The depths of our oceans hide a unique living world yet a new industry seeks to start mining the seabed which scientists warn would cause severe and potentially irreversible damage.
The world failed on all of its biodiversity targets. What happens next?23 September 2020
Governments didn’t reach any of the targets in full to slow biodiversity loss, and as a result nature is at breaking point.
Four reasons why the International Seabed Authority probably won’t protect our oceans24 July 2019
Activists from around the world sailed on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, to protest in front of the International Seabed Authority meeting in Jamaica.
Deep sea mining is not the future17 July 2019
When we’re facing a climate emergency, deep sea mining is clearly an awful idea.
5 reasons why deep sea mining will only get our planet into deep trouble8 July 2019
The depths of our oceans hide a unique living world that we barely understand – but these mysteries are already under threat from a controversial new industry: deep sea mining.
What a Global Ocean Treaty means—and why it matters to all of us14 September 2018
By shining a spotlight on these talks and hand-delivering origami sea creatures directly to negotiators, with the message “The fate of our oceans is in your hands”, we wanted to…
Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic6 June 2018
It’s not what we wanted to find. When Greenpeace set sail to the Antarctic earlier this year, we were going to look for the incredible wildlife — tottering penguins, majestic…
Great news for the Arctic AND the Antarctic!1 December 2017
Today is a great day for oceans at both ends of the earth. Last night, governments from around the world agreed to protect a huge part of the Arctic Ocean…