May 2017

Saving the Sumatran tiger

Posted by jamie — 26 May 2017 at 11:20am - Comments
Sumatran tiger
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Sumatran tigers are on the brink of extinction

Endangered tigers are about to get a boost from an unlikely place. Renowned artist and photographer David Bailey has created an installation to draw attention to the plight of Sumatran tigers. 

In Pictures: Celebrating the World's Plant and Animal Life on International Day for Biological Diversity

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 22 May 2017 at 12:09pm - Comments
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Puffins on the Isle of May

Every year on the 22nd May the diversity of our natural world is celebrated. Whether you pay extra attention to the insects crawling in your garden or join a local group to help with a park or beach clean up, there are lots of ways to mark this special day!

Do the manifestos commit to end ocean plastics?

Posted by Louisa Casson — 22 May 2017 at 10:50am - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: Kajsa Sjolander / Greenpeace

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 plastics.

Onboard the Beluga II

Posted by Marcela Teran — 19 May 2017 at 12:00pm - Comments
A picture of Marcela, member of GPUK oceans team, onboard the Beluga II boat
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Marcela onboard the Beluga II

Last week I had the privilege to sail along the east coast of Scotland on board Greenpeace’s ship the Beluga II. This is the start of a two-month expedition documenting and investigating the impact of plastic in some of the most stunning and biodiverse areas of the UK.

What do we think - the Conservative party manifesto

Posted by Rosie Rogers — 19 May 2017 at 11:32am - Comments
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By Rebecca Newsom and Rosie Rogers

Yesterday, the Conservative Party launched their manifesto for the General Election on 8th June. Here is Greenpeace’s analysis of the good, the bad and the missing aspects of the manifesto in relation to the issues that are important to us and everyone who cares about a green and peaceful world. Please check our website for further analysis of other Party manifestos as they come out.

Annual Supporter Survey Results

Posted by MeenaRajput — 18 May 2017 at 2:28pm - Comments

Nearly seventy thousand supporters took part in our annual supporter survey. It's been very inspiring to read how we all share similar values and feel the same way about environmental destruction. 

What do we think - the Labour party manifesto

Posted by Rosie Rogers — 17 May 2017 at 10:54am - Comments
Campaigners Block Work at Fracking Site in Lancashire, UK
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Greenpeace peaceful protest against Fracking

By Rebecca Newsom and Rosie Rogers

Yesterday, the Labour Party launched their manifesto for the General Election on 8th June. Here is Greenpeace’s analysis of the good, the bad and the missing aspects of the manifesto in relation to the issues that are important to us and everyone who cares about a green and peaceful world. Please check our website for further analysis of other Party manifestos as they come out.

An uninhabited island deep in the South Pacific falls prey to a plague - of plastic.

Posted by Louisa Casson — 16 May 2017 at 12:42pm - Comments
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One of many hundreds of crabs that now make their homes out of plastic debris washed up on Henderson Island. Photograph: Jennifer Lavers / The Guardian

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5 reasons why Trump can’t tear up the Paris Agreement

Posted by Emily Buchanan — 12 May 2017 at 4:46pm - Comments

Since his inauguration in November last year, Donald Trump’s attack on the environment has been relentless.

Bon Voyage! The Beluga II Sets Sail!

Posted by TishaBrown — 12 May 2017 at 9:50am - Comments


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