The Battle to Save Our Oceans from an Invisible Threat

Vice | Apr 7, 2020 at 5:42 PM
  • Crammed around a table in a makeshift maritime office, a team of ten investigators, campaigners, and technicians are hunched over a small television screen.
  • Through a combination of research and direct action, they’ve looked at the biggest challenges facing an area that covers 71 percent of the planet—from climate change to plastic pollution, deep sea mining and oil drilling—while traversing the length and breadth of the globe.
  • In 2018, Greenpeace had a breakthrough in their Antarctic campaigning, after highlighting how krill fishing boats were threatening wildlife by competing for fish with penguin colonies and whale feeding grounds.