Palm oil is used in all sorts of everyday products from shampoo to chocolate, but it’s been disastrous for the world’s forests. Here are five not-so-fun facts about ‘certified sustainable’ palm oil, which is often anything but.
London, UK, 31.10.2019 - Analysis by Greenpeace UK has shown that the super-trawler Margiris was fishing in an area of the English Channel designated by the UK government as a Marine Conservation Zone. UK law enforcement boarded the Margiris soon after arriving in the Channel, finding no evidence of illegal activity.
Although one issue will dominate the upcoming general election, our next government will still need to get to grips with a number of urgent environmental issues. Not least of these will be action on climate change.
For this year’s Black History Month, we are celebrating the contributions of black people around the world to the global movement for climate justice. Here are three amazing young black activists, describing how they fight for our environment in different African countries.
During Black History Month, we are celebrating the invaluable contribution of black people to the global movement for environmental justice. Here are three powerful acts of protest against environmental destruction by black activists.
Global brands with plastic footprint of over 5 million tonnes are still failing on plastic
The government made great promises that reducing plastic at source would be central to new environmental regulations it was planning. But the proposals, published earlier this week, fell far short of much-needed targets to reduce single-use plastics.
A major loophole in the Environment Bill will give the government nearly two decades to meet future legally-binding targets.
Brazil’s environment minister Ricardo Salles went on a tour of the US and Europe to reassure governments and business over the fires crisis in the Amazon. It did not go to plan.