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

Esperanza sets sail to protect dolphins

Our ship, the MY Esperanza, has just set sail from Falmouth to investigate dolphin deaths in the English Channel. Every year hundreds of dolphins are killed...
Posted by darren - 17 February, 2005 - 18:20

Sellafield's radioactive salmon

Radioactive waste from Sellafield has been found in Scottish farmed salmon sold in major British supermarkets. Tests commissioned by Greenpeace revealed...
Posted by bex - 21 May, 2003 - 08:00

Comments on Japanese rebuttal

Greenpeace comments on the standard letter sent out by the Japanese Embassy in response to letters from the public protesting at Japan's so-called 'scientific...
Posted by admin - 29 October, 2001 - 09:00

What is OSPAR?

Greenpeace media briefing The OSPAR Convention is an international treaty charged with preventing and eliminating pollution of the marine environment in the...
Posted by admin - 28 October, 2001 - 08:00

Melting ice threatens blue whales' food supply

Whale tail Melting polar ice is threatening the main food source for Antarctic blue whales and could lead to their extinction, an international environmental...
Posted by bex - 20 July, 2001 - 08:00

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