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Orca vs. Canada - Round 2

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | January 17, 2011 1 comment

It seems that the Canadian government would rather go to court and waste taxpayers money than actually do their job these days, even when the Federal Court tells them they've been negligent. Last month, the Canadian government...

A little breathing space for tuna on New Year's Day

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | January 4, 2011

A new no-take zone bans purse seine fishing from 4.5 million km2 over five areas of international waters of the Pacific New Year’s Day is often a day of resolutions, of sleeping in and of new beginnings. Well, for tuna under...

Governments fail Pacific tuna...but supermarkets taking action

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 13, 2010

The delegations of various fishing nations might as well have been out surfing during last week's meetings of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries  Commission (WCPFC) in Hawaii , because their positive contributions toward...

Yes to Orcas & No to Oil Tankers!

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | December 8, 2010

In Vancouver it rains, a lot.  There are days when, after the rain, double rainbows appear in the sky.  Well, today we had double environmental rainbows here on the west coast.  Rainbow #1 Just now, the House of Commons...

Another ICCAT fail- bluefin's future remains in question

Blog entry by sking | November 30, 2010

Oh ICCAT, why are you so useless? I guess you can't really help it with crazy nations like Canada arguing to increase a quota on a bluefin tuna stock that has been fished to near collapse, poisoned by a massive oil spill in their...

What's hiding inside your tuna can?

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 24, 2010 1 comment

You know that can of tuna you drop into your supermarket basket every week? Ever wonder what’s in it? Probably not but you might be thinking twice from now on, once you see the results of a recent Greenpeace commissioned study. Much...

GE fish might be closer than thought

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 18, 2010

Last Friday a coalition of organisations including the Washington Biotech Action Council, Ecoropa, Women in Europe for a Common Future, EcoNexus and Greenpeace organized a talk on GE fish during lunchtime at the Biosafety Protocol...

Saving the last ocean: take a pass on Chilean sea bass

Blog entry by Beth Hunter - Oceans | August 9, 2010

In the frigid waters of Antarctica, two thousand feet down, swims the ugly toothfish, feeding on smaller fish and squid and being preyed up on by seals, whales and giant squid.   A happy, functioning ecosystem, you would think. ...

Greenpeace past and present join to honour whale defenders on Oceans day in Vancouver

Blog entry by cskinner | June 10, 2010

Eric Hoskin  June 10, 2010   On World Oceans Day Greenpeace held a march and rally in Vancouver to bring attention to political trial of two of our activists in Japan who exposed corruption and embezzlement in Japan’s whaling...

What we're doing: World Oceans Day

Blog entry by cskinner | June 8, 2010

June 8, 2010 Billions of years ago, life came from the ocean.  Today, World Oceans Day recognizes that life still depends on the ocean.  Covering 71 percent of the Earth, the oceans feed and nourish us, bringing most of us...

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