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Pesticide giants make billions from bee-harming and other hazardous chemicals  10h17 20 février
Alison Kirkman
Major analysis exposes scale of global trade in highly hazardous pesticides The post Pesticide giants make billions from bee-harming and other hazardous chemicals appeared first on Greenpeace UK.
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Why whales are climate change heroes  16h39 14 février
Willie Mackenzie
Let’s be honest - whales are awesome. As the biggest animals in the ocean, they need space to feed, breed and thrive. But only recently have we realised just how much our oceans also need whales, especially in the face of climate change. The post Why whales are climate change heroes appeared first...
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BP’s net zero announcement Greenpeace response  12h28 12 février
Stefano Gelmini
Bernard Looney, BP’s new boss, has unveiled his plan to tackle the oil giant’s carbon problem. Amidst a climate emergency, all the tough questions are being left to his successor to answer The post BP’s net zero announcement Greenpeace response appeared first on Greenpeace UK.
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BP’s net zero carbon ambition includes lots more oil  12h22 12 février
Jamie Woolley
BP’s new CEO is setting out his net zero carbon ambition’ for the oil and gas giant. Bernard Looney wants the company to be seen as kinder and cleaner, committed to tackling climate change. But unless he pulls BP out of the fossil fuel business, anything else is just spin. The post BP’s net zero...
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Research finds Antarctic penguin colonies declining by as much as 77% in last 50 years  12h43 11 février
James Hanson
London, Ushuaia - Argentina, 11 February 2020 - Scientists surveying chinstrap penguin colonies in the Antarctic have found that the impacts of climate change have led to drastic reductions of chinstraps in many colonies, with some declining by as much as 77% since they were last surveyed almost 50...
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Are fast food companies really going vegan?  12h11 11 février
Helle Abelvik-Lawson
Plant-based food has hit the mainstream, with major fast food companies like Burger King and KFC releasing vegan versions of their beef or chicken classics. But is this the end of beefburgers and buckets of chicken? Or is it just hype? The post Are fast food companies really going vegan? appeared...
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Antarctic penguins are in trouble. Here’s how we can help them  00h01 11 février
Mal Chadwick
Scientists are braving the freezing conditions of the Antarctic to count chinstrap penguins. But it’s not looking good - average numbers have dropped by around two-thirds since they were last counted in the early 1970s. Lobbying for ocean sanctuaries could help them recover. The post Antarctic...
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Oceans in crisis: mystery penguins spotted on River Thames  16h50 10 février
James Hanson
London, 10 February 2020. Today, a towering two-metre penguin ice sculpture appeared on the shores of the River Thames opposite St. Pauls Cathedral. The post Oceans in crisis: mystery penguins spotted on River Thames appeared first on Greenpeace UK.
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BP’s new CEO says he’s serious about climate change. So why is BP still in the oil business?  16h02 05 février
Jamie Woolley
Bernard Looney is trying to position the oil company as green and responsible. If BP’s new CEO is serious, the company will quickly abandon oil and gas, and move into renewable energy. Until it does, BP will continue to be a major culprit in the climate emergency. The post BP’s new CEO says he’s...
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UPDATE: Greenpeace activists remain locked onto dirty oil barrels at BP HQ   12h04 05 février
Alison Kirkman
Weds February 5, 11.30am: Seven Greenpeace activists are still blocking BP’s London HQ in St James’ Square. The volunteers are locked on to dirty oil barrels in front of the doors of the building where they have been since just after 3am. Fifteen arrests have been made so far after 100 Greenpeace...