Our oceans campaign works to create marine protected areas and ensure responsible sourcing of seafood.

A powerful Washington player takes on Walgreens to protect Antarctic krill


Krill populations in Antarctica have dropped by 40 to 80 percent in the past 30 years. It’s not just from overfishing — krill also need sea ice, which is retreating as the climate warms. With fewer krill, two species of penguins are in rapid decline, and Antarctic blue whales have been pushed closer to extinction.

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Vacuuming Antarctica for Krill: The Corporations Plundering the Earth’s Last Frontier


SumOfUs report shows how Walgreens, CVS, and other retailers are selling nutritional supplements that put blue whales and penguins at risk. This exploitation is ultimately dependent on a market for krill-based products.

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