The need to protect our planet has never been so urgent. But those in power are still dragging their feet.
That's what Greenpeace is working to change.
Greenpeace's mission is to defend the natural world from destruction. They campaign to protect our fragile planet - from oceans to forests, and climate to biodiversity - and everything that depends on it.
The charity does this by investigating, documenting and exposing the causes of environmental destruction. It lobbies those with the power to create change, and inspires members of the public to apply pressure to the people they vote for and the companies they buy from. It takes peaceful action to raise awareness and promote solutions for a green and peaceful future.
Plastic pollution is one of the starkest environmental challenges of our time. Up to 12.7 million tonnes enter our oceans and waterways each year - choking wildlife, littering beaches and polluting rivers.
Players of People's Postcode Lottery have been supporting Greenpeace to undertake ground-breaking research into plastic pollution in the UK's most iconic rivers. These findings help in persuading decision-makers to introduce tangible ways and targets to reduce single-use plastic pollution and protect our threatened natural world.
Greenpeace works in collaboration with a range of NGOs to protect our planet for generations to come, including the Environmental Investigation Agency, The Rivers Trust and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
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