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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Civil society unites to deliver a bold message to leaders at the World Economic Forum

Greenpeace Switzerland activists today projected messages from Amnesty International, European Trade Union Confederation, Fight Inequality Alliance, Greenpeace, International Trade Union Confederation, Public Eye, Attac Switzerland and the Swiss Coalition for Corporate Justice onto the hillsides facing the World Economic Forum. The messages are united in their demands to leaders for urgent changes to an unjust system that exacerbates inequality, damages the environment, threatens human rights and creates injustice. “While our messages are diverse, they speak to one truth. The current economic system is broken and corporations who do wrong must…

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