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.
It was the people vs oil, and we: the people, just won. Having BP rule out drilling in the Bight is a momentous win that thousands of people like you and dozens of communities made possible. Thank you all for standing up for the Bight!
This week the world took a big step forward in the fight against dangerous global warming.
The Paris Agreement on climate change - the first universal, legally binding, agreement to cut carbon emissions - was voted into law by enough nations to come into force.
When most citizens of the Netherlands were still asleep, my colleague Nilus and I - along with dozens of Greenpeace activists - moved quickly and slipped into Rotterdam’s port facilities. The temperatures is just 8 degrees Celsius, my first time ever being this cold.
Earlier this month, Pacific Island communities gathered together to summon the strength to confront the climate battles ahead. They were joined by communities from all over the world in a show of solidarity and support to collectively hold space for the Pacific.
Like most people, I don’t go anywhere without my phone. In the morning, its shrill alarm rouses me from sleep. During the day it bobs between my ear, my hand, and my pocket. At night, I hunt for Pokémon before putting it away on the nightstand. My phone is my MP3 player, my camera, and my GPS system—all in one. I really believe that technology is a driving force for good in the world. It makes our lives better.