Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 1:08pm

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive fishing, pollution and climate change are damaging them on a scale unimaginable to most people. Species are being driven towards extinction because of overfishing and habitat destruction. We are campaigning for marine reserves, and for an end to unsustainable fishing.

Campaign updates

Child on a beach holding old bottle caps

Plastics beach clean on the Isle of Mull

Our beach clean began with a 2 hour drive up the most amazing coastline from Fionnphort to Ulva on the Isle of Mull (having stopped by Beluga II in Tobermory)...
Posted by Frank Hewetson - 23 June, 2017 - 10:26
Picture of a Coke bottle on a beach

Coca-Cola's marketing strategy = a gift for the End Ocean Plastics campaign

Oh the irony. As part of a millennial-focused marketing strategy to associate Coca-Cola with beach holiday fun and sunkissed selfies, Coke last month launched...
Posted by Louisa Casson - 22 June, 2017 - 14:16

Coca-Cola - Myth busting Coke's claims on ocean plastics

As thousands of Greenpeace supporters have piled the pressure on Coca-Cola, the mega brand is starting to take notice - but Coke’s answers aren’t yet good...
Posted by Louisa Casson - 20 June, 2017 - 11:11
Puffins flying around cliffs with the sea in the background

What I learnt on board the Beluga

This week hasn’t been a normal “day at the office”. I’ve spent the last few days on board the Beluga II, the Greenpeace boat currently sailing around the...
Posted by Louisa Casson - 14 June, 2017 - 13:26
Picture of empty Coca-Cola bottles on a beach in Scotland

When Coca-Cola washes its hands of the ocean plastic problem, this is where the problem washes up

Last week I was standing over a pile of plastic Coca-Cola bottles, on a remote beach in Mull on the west coast of Scotland. What awful littering, many...
Posted by Luke Massey - 12 June, 2017 - 16:08

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