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Greenpeace and climate activists take message to North End

Volunteers from Croydon Climate Action, along with various community groups and organisations, yesterday hosted the first Croydon Great Big Green Festival on North End. More than 2,000 events have been held across Britain in the past seven days as part … Continue reading

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Greenpeace are making waves over destructive supertrawlers

Greenpeace Croydon has this week helped to launch Operation Ocean Witness, which is making waves to confront destructive fishing methods and the use of supertrawlers. At campaign stalls around Croydon, locals signed a petition calling on the government to ban … Continue reading

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Farage supporters Sainsbury’s told they’re a load of rubbish

Sainsbury’s, the company that pays Nigel Farage’s wages by advertising on GammonTV, has received plenty of adverse publicity recently from the outstanding campaign group Led By Donkeys. And this week their store on the Purley Way was subjected to a … Continue reading

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Volunteers back Attenborough’s call to halt deep-sea mining

Greenpeace Croydon took part in a national protest last weekend calling on the government to ensure our oceans are off-limits to deep-sea mining. The volunteers’ photographs of their banners, displayed at sites around the town centre, together with hundreds from … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth free screening: The True Cost, Nov 19

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Greenpeace activists take pointless plastic back to Sainsbury’s

Greenpeace volunteers yesterday handed back a shopping trolley full of customers’ unwanted plastic packaging to the Sainsbury’s store on the Purley Way. The store manager was presented with a trolley filled with 131 pieces of single-use packaging, the major contributor … Continue reading

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Greenpeace recruits SpongeBob to fight to save Amazon Reef

Local environmental activists got busy at the weekend, with the help of SpongeBob SquarePants, to lobby oil giant BP to stop drilling in a sensitive area off the coast of Brazil. Croydon Greenpeace were collecting signatures on a petition and … Continue reading

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