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Posted by MeenaRajput — 31 May 2016 at 2:44pm - Comments

Photographer, Will Rose, joined Greenpeace activists on an expedition to the Indian Ocean to remove dozens of destructive Fish Aggregating Devices. These FADs kill endangered marine life including sharks and turtles, but despite this, leading tuna brands John West and Thai Union continue to use them. Since our campaign launched, Tesco and Waitrose have threatened to remove John West from their shelves unless they clean up their act. 

NZ company Sealord told, 'Change your tuna - not just your logo'

Posted by nick_gp — 30 August 2011 at 3:36pm - Comments
Greenpeace New Zealand tell Sealord to change it's tuna - with a giant tin
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Greenpeace New Zealand tell Sealord to change it's tuna - with a giant tin

After the success of the UK Change Your Tuna campaign, where all our major tinned tuna brands have now pledged to phase out the worst fishing practices, our New Zealand office has brought the campaign to Kiwi cans - upping the pressure on home-grown seafood giant Sealord this week, writes Nick Young of Greenpeace NZ.

Do you have the inside scoop on VW's anti-climate law lobbying?

Posted by Richardg — 23 August 2011 at 4:08pm - Comments
Do you know the secrets of the Dark Side?

Volkswagen spokespeople keep telling everyone they’re 'surprised' we’re focusing on their company. They think they make green cars. We know they could do much, much better – after all, for every greener car VW sells 15 more polluting ones roll out of the salesrooms.

Rebranding Adidas to Detox our Water

Posted by Eoin D — 19 August 2011 at 2:02pm - Comments
Greenpeace activists hang up two banners at Adidas Outlet store in Helsinki, rea
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Greenpeace activists hang up banners at Adidas store in Helsinki

Within hours of Nike's announcement on 18 August to champion a toxic-free future, Greenpeace activists in cities around the world headed to their nearest Adidas store with huge Detox stickers to rebrand the shop windows and doors.

From our China team: how to lose a foot on fieldwork

Posted by Louise Edge — 14 July 2011 at 10:52am - Comments
Zhong Yu during the clean-up of the Dalian oil spill
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Zhong Yu during the clean-up of the Dalian oil spill

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace in China for over seven years and has witnessed some of the most devastating environmental disasters there from rapid glacier retreat on the Himalayas, the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to last summer’s devastating Dalian oil spill. Here, she writes about the undercover research behind our latest report, which exposes the terrible impact that China’s growing textile industry is having on the country’s rivers.

Rainbow Warrior III afloat for final fittings

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 5 July 2011 at 10:31am - Comments
The Rainbow Warrior III is afloat in Berne, Germany and awaits her mast plus fin
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The Rainbow Warrior III is afloat in Berne, Germany and awaits her mast plus final fittings

Longtime Greenpeace crew member Rien Achtenberg blogs from a landmark event, as the world's first purpose-built environmental campaigning ship - The Rainbow Warrior III - enters water for the first time, at the Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, Germany, and gets nearer to completion.  

Projecting change for our oceans in South Korea

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 1 July 2011 at 2:04pm - Comments
Activists project an animation on Pacific tuna destruction onto Sajo Industries
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Activists project an animation on Pacific tuna destruction onto Sajo Industries HQ in Busan, South Korea
From our brand new Korean office, Oceans team leader at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Lagi Toribau, reports from the Rainbow Warrior's latest action: taking the plight of Pacific tuna to South Korea's biggest fishing company - Sajo.  

Volkswagen's Dark Side: Stormtroopers invade the UK's Silicon Roundabout

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 28 June 2011 at 4:09pm - Comments

What a day: hijacking London's largest ad space, stormtroopers in Old Street trending on Twitter, blanket coverage in the PR press, called "masters of the PR stunt" and more than 2000 new people like us on Facebook in 12 hours, it's fair to say our latest campaign launch went well.

The Observer visits Rainbow Warrior III - in progress in Bremen

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 14 June 2011 at 3:53pm - Comments
The latest on Rainbow Warrior III
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The latest on Rainbow Warrior III

Thanks to our supporters, we've raised almost £470, 240 towards building the the Rainbow Warrior III. As it nears completion, our new ship featured in Sunday's Observer magazine at the weekend.

Video: Ken's blanket coverage and Barbie busted outside Mattel HQ in LA

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 10 June 2011 at 4:27pm - Comments

Barbie's lesser known other-half grabbed headlines this week, after he launched our latest forest campaign on Tuesday night - scaling the 15 stories of Mattel's HQ in Los Angeles, to unveil our banner, with the help of blue tux wearing pals, that read simply: "Barbie, It's over."

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