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Our leaders can and should save the Pacific tuna next week

Blog entry by Duncan Williams, Greenpeace Australia | March 19, 2012

Ocean stewardship in the Pacific has come a long way. Ask a Pacific islander fifty years ago about managing fish and you would have been greeted with a look of bemusement. After all, fish back in the day were thought of as...

Clover Leaf: Time to change your unlucky tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 16, 2012

Every St. Patrick’s Day swarms of Canadians take to the streets and local pubs dressed in their finest green attire, sipping green beer, wearing green face paint and even leprechaun hats to toast to St. Patrick or just to good times...

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 8, 2011

More action from Greenpeace's " Defending Our Pacific" tour where we're working to rid the region of destructive, illegal and inequitable tuna fisheries. Today, Palauan fisheries officials boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing...

Nasty FADs stinking up the Esperanza

Blog entry by Sarah King and Nathanial Pelle | December 4, 2011

Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, has been patrolling the high seas of the Pacific for tuna fishing offenders and has unfortunately come across lots to be concerned about. Nathanial Pelle from our Australian office is onboard and recounts...

Back in court battling for a better world for the orcas

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 30, 2011

We’re back in court this morning along with eight other environmental groups and our awesome lawyers at Ecojustice to continue our fight for the protection of British Columbia’s killer whales. Contrary to what the Department of...

Caution: This product kills more than just tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | June 23, 2011

Since the launch of our Clover Leaf canned tuna campaign a few weeks ago, mysterious magnets have been showing up in supermarkets across the country. Concerned citizens seem to be “sticking it” to Clover Leaf, and placing caution signs...

hey Clover Leaf- did you celebrate World Sea Turtle day?

Blog entry by Sarah King | June 17, 2011

Yesterday was World Sea Turtle Day, and with World Ocean’s Day come and gone, taking a day to celebrate these   ancient dwellers of our global oceans creates another opportunity to examine what threats are putting these and other...

Libyan conflict poses threat to tuna populations

Blog entry by Meaghan Krohn | May 24, 2011 1 comment

A recent National Geographic article detailed the interesting relationship between human conflict and fish populations. Historically, during periods of conflict, decreases in fishing activities led to sharp increases in predatory...

International Unsustainable Overfishing

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen, Greenpeace International | March 4, 2011

Despite the crisis facing our oceans , we often hear excuses from industry players: telling us that we do not need urgent changes to rescue our seas or proposing measures that sound good but when examined closely would fail to do much...

Costco makes a move toward ocean protection

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 28, 2011

Costco Canada has officially released an updated sustainable seafood policy and removed various Redlist species from sale in the U.S. and in Canada. This marks the last of Canada's major supermarket chains to commit to moving away from...

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