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

In Pictures: Campaigning to end Ocean Plastics, the Beluga II Tour so far

Last month our ship the Beluga II set sail on a two-month scientific expedition around Scotland investigating the impact of ocean plastic pollution on some of...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 7 June, 2017 - 13:08

How Scotland’s marine wildlife is in danger from plastic pollution

Scotland is the envy of the world with its rich waters teeming with wildlife and spectacular coastlines and beaches. But it’s increasingly at threat from the...
Posted by TishaBrown - 4 June, 2017 - 08:27
Greenpeace activists in tuna costumes run in Central Bangkok

Why I ran to Thai Union, why I stand for tuna and the ocean

It was a hot and humid morning in Bangkok but that didn’t stop me from running almost 4 kms in a tuna costume with 20 fellow activists to Thai Union’s...
Posted by Rattanasiri Kit... - 2 June, 2017 - 10:14

Are basking sharks eating plastic? We went to find out.

“Basking sharks!” At 5am, these words shatter the silence in the sleeping quarters on the lower deck of the ship. The crew burst into life, wrestling on...
Posted by Luke Massey - 31 May, 2017 - 16:24

Do the manifestos commit to end ocean plastics?

No matter which party possible MPs belong to, or which constituency they are campaigning to represent, they all have a responsibility to help end ocean...
Posted by Louisa Casson - 22 May, 2017 - 10:50

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