• Whale Fail – no new sanctuary in the South Atlantic (again).

    25 October 2016

    Bad news from the 2016 International Whaling Commission meeting –as the first significant vote was another disappointment for whales and supporters of conservation. Despite getting a majority of votes in favour, the proposal to create a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary did not pass, because it was short of the three-quarters majority needed.

  • IWC meeting 2016 – what to expect

    21 October 2016

    This blog was written by Willie MacKenzie, the Greenpeace UK oceans campaigner, and originally appeared on the Greenpeace UK blog. You can follow more of Willie's work on Twitter:  @williemackenzie

  • Oil over in the Bight - someone tell Turnbull

    18 October 2016

    On 11 October, the Great Australian Bight avoided invasion from one monster oil company. But though BP might have backed off, other fossil-fuel fiends - like Chevron - are lurking in the shadows.

  • This is The People vs. Arctic Oil

    17 October 2016

    A new wave of oil drilling threatens the Arctic - but today saw the start of the fight back. This morning a lawsuit was filed that could stop the expansion of this reckless industry northwards, and now we need your help to show that what happens in the Arctic matters to everyone everywhere.

  • Protect the ban on whaling

    13 October 2016

    The South Atlantic Ocean hosts over 50 species of whales and dolphins. A whale sanctuary, in combination with the ban on commercial whaling, would give these amazing animals protection and freedom to flourish.