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What my grandmother would say about President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima

World leaders are meeting in Japan for the G7, but on a side trip, President Obama is doing something no sitting US president has done before: visit Hiroshima. The city was flattened during World War Two by the first nuclear weapon used in warfare. Now more than ever, we need leadership to make sure that history doesn’t repeat itself. We need to go nuclear-free. 
Daisuke Miyachi - 26 May, 2016 - 16:55 - Comments

Greenpeace volunteers confront destructive fishing

If you were doing your weekly shop at Sainsbury’s last Saturday, you may have noticed that John West tuna was no longer in stock. ‘Hurray!’ you may have thought, ‘Sainsbury’s has finally decided to drop this horrific brand.’ If you looked a little closer, however, you would have noticed that Greenpeace was actually behind the lack of John West tuna in the...
Alix FOSTER VAN... - 23 May, 2016 - 18:00 - Comments
Sperm whales beached on the Dutch Island of Texel, Jan 2016

Are noisy oceans to blame for beached whales?

Noise is the most invisible of all the man-made threats to the ocean, but to whales who ‘see’ by hearing, they simply cannot escape it.
fiona.nicholls - 23 May, 2016 - 12:36 - Comments

Finding a sense of porpoise.

Being a porpoise looks rubbish. Dolphins look like they have fun. They even look like they seek out fun. Okay, the fixed grins make them seem perpetually happy but let’s be honest - when was the last time you saw a porpoise jumping out of the water or heard a friend gushing about an *amazing* experience seeing porpoises? There’s good reason that porpoises don’t have the wow factor of dolphins: and it’s not just that they have bad PR people.
Willie - 19 May, 2016 - 12:00 - Comments

Sunken Cities are not a thing of the past

Right now 14 activists are scaling the British Museum to call on the institution to drop BP’s sponsorship. Here's why they're doing it.
Elena Polisano - 19 May, 2016 - 10:09 - Comments

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