Global day of action: We love the Arctic, Saturday April 20

Posted by Nic S — 16 April 2013 at 2:24pm - Comments

As the ice melts, oil companies are threatening the pristine Arctic with industrial disaster. On Saturday, April 20, the world is calling for action to protect the Arctic for all of humanity.  Join the global day of action near you and be part of the urgent call for Arctic protection, because what happens in the Arctic affects us all.

Unjust sentence for Tokyo Two

Posted by jamie — 6 September 2010 at 10:12am - Comments

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, two Greenpeace activists known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan's whaling programme, yet in return, they have been handed a one year suspended prison sentence.

Turning Japanese retailers onto sustainable seafood

Posted by Willie — 3 September 2010 at 3:41pm - Comments

Handing out sustainable seafood guides on the streets of Tokyo (c) Sutton-Hibbert/Greenpeace

There's a common comment in this part of the world, often repeated on the internet especially, about sorting out the seafood problem: namely, we have to change minds in Japan.

Whilst it's a simplistic generalisation, there is a lot of truth in that. Seafood is a global commodity and a global problem. The big markets for seafood are (perhaps unsurprisingly) North America, Europe, and Asia.

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