New book explains how to give up plastic, run a beach clean-up and campaign for change

A new book by Greenpeace oceans campaigner Will McCallum, published today, gives an insight into how ocean plastic pollution became one of the most high-profile environmental issues of the decade. It offers practical advice on how to use less plastic from the bathroom, to the kitchen to the workplace. How to Give Up Plastic details the short history of campaigning to end ocean plastic pollution, explains why plastic is so problematic, and shares inspirational stories from people around the world. It offers tips for how individual people can make a…

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Ogilvy & Greenpeace Launch new plastics campaign

A new campaign launched today by Ogilvy UK and Greenpeace presents a stark vision of our future ocean if action is not taken to stem the tide of throwaway plastic pollution. It urges supermarkets to lead on reducing the amount of plastic packaging they produce, and features the voices of children who think ‘there should be millions of fish and zero per cent of plastic’ in the ocean. The impactful film, created for Greenpeace by advertising and marketing agency Ogilvy, comes off the back of a Greenpeace petition calling on…

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Greenpeace Launch Mission To Minimise Meat Production And Consumption.

In order to shift the broken meat and dairy system, Greenpeace have one ambitious goal: the reduction of meat and dairy production and consumption by at least 50% by 2050.  If left unchecked, agriculture is projected to produce 52% of global greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, 70% of which will come from meat and dairy. We all want to live in a world with clean water,  lush forests, and  abundant and  nutritious food. We want our children to be able to grow  up strong and thrive on a…

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Stars get on board to protect the strange things and fantastic beasts of the Antarctic Ocean

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by campaigners, scientists, over 40 international celebrities and 800,000 people around the world. Following a Twitter challenge, resulting in more than 200,000 retweets in five hours, David Harbour secured a place on the Greenpeace ship alongside singer-songwriter and actress Alison Sudol. They have joined an expedition to gather scientific evidence of the need for an Antarctic Ocean…

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Javier Bardem visits Antarctic seafloor and joins Greenpeace’s Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary Campaign

Just days after Greenpeace released rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived in a two-person submarine to visit this remote location and call for the creation of a vast Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. After a two-hour dive to the seabed, at a depth of 270m, near the Antarctic Peninsula, Javier Bardem described the ‘overwhelming variety of colours and life’ in the Antarctic. ‘It is an incredibly important mission to go down and document these species in all their colourful existence and to prove the importance of…

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