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

Sperm whales beached on the Dutch Island of Texel, Jan 2016

Are noisy oceans to blame for beached whales?

Noise is the most invisible of all the man-made threats to the ocean, but to whales who ‘see’ by hearing, they simply cannot escape it. Water is an excellent...
Posted by fiona.nicholls - 23 May, 2016 - 12:36

Finding a sense of porpoise.

Being a porpoise looks rubbish. Dolphins look like they have fun. They even look like they seek out fun. Okay, the fixed grins make them seem perpetually...
Posted by Willie - 19 May, 2016 - 12:00

Waitrose, Tesco and now Sainsbury’s?

It’s been an epic 10 days for the future of sustainable tuna in the UKJust one week after Tesco threatened to ban John West’s tuna from its stores unless they...
Posted by Hélène Bourges - 11 May, 2016 - 12:54

Tesco says it will ban John West if they don’t stop trashing the ocean

Tesco, the biggest retailer in the UK, has threatened to ban John West’s tuna if they don’t stop using destructive fishing practices! In Tesco’s own-brand...
Posted by Hélène Bourges - 29 April, 2016 - 15:23

John West caught red handed in the Indian Ocean - thanks to you!

Greenpeace crew, currently on board the Esperanza in the Indian Ocean, have found a destructive fishing device (FAD) that has been deployed by a John West...
Posted by Hélène Bourges - 21 April, 2016 - 15:59

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