Tag Archives: Greenpeace

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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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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Greenpeace give supermarkets a monstering over their meat

Alongside the John Lewis Christmas ad and the seasonal TV commercials that play across our screens, Greenpeace wants us to tune in to the important message contained within their own new and powerful animation: Monster. If kids’ pester power really … Continue reading

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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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Penguins ask Croydon to p-p-p-pick up their petition

The goat man of Croydon has become something of urban legend (but not myth, he really did exist; whatever happened to him?), and there really is a woman in the town centre who daily takes her macaw out for a … Continue reading

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Open house at Heathfield, Croydon’s secret garden

It’s Open Garden Squares weekend across London tomorrow and Sunday. Squares, being enclosed places, offer some protection from the elements, so if you want to enjoy the inclement summer, this might be the chance to do so. There is something … Continue reading

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