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Crew members look on as scientist Josh Jones adjusts filters applied to audio coming from an acoustic array being towed by the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, off the Southern California coast. The Arctic Sunrise is assisting in scientific research into ocean noise and micro plastics pollution during the San Diego, California to Long Beach, California leg of its current voyage.

We’ve exposed illegal fishing and human rights violations at sea, illegal timber trading across the globe and tracked how dirty energy money in politics affects the policies around climate change.

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We provide detailed investigations into global corporations to see which companies are part of positive change, and which ones are holding us back. Our research team uses tools like the Freedom of Information Act to hold the government accountable for its actions. Then we provide that information to our supporters, activists, and the public so we all have the facts to make informed decisions.

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