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Defending our Oceans

Hub | July 30, 2010 at 16:49

Defending our Oceans: Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.

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Sign the petition for a global network of marine reserves

Mysteries of the deep

Page | December 18, 2006 at 21:42

We know more about the moon than we do about the deep sea. Only over the last 30 years have we begun to discover the rich and complex worlds of the deep ocean.

Bottom trawling

Page | December 18, 2006 at 21:59

Ancient forests in danger ... deep under the ocean. Biologists estimate that somewhere between 500,000 and 5,000,000 marine species have yet to be discovered. But many of these species are in serious danger from the world's most destructive...

NZ increasing bottom trawled fish limits despite international rejection

Press release | July 29, 2010 at 15:26

Greenpeace says a plan to increase the catch limits of several bottom trawled New Zealand fish species highlights how out of touch the Ministry of Fisheries is with international markets.

Greenpeace calls on governments meeting in Chile to protect the high seas

Press release | April 30, 2007 at 4:03

Tomorrow Governments will begin a week long meeting in Chile to negotiate a new fisheries regime for the South Pacific region will have their best chance yet to fully implement commitments they made at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

The devil is in the detail on limited bottom trawling ban Greenpeace warns

Press release | February 14, 2006 at 0:00

Today's announcement that areas would be closed to bottom trawling showed that both the fishing industry and Government acknowledge the need to protect deep-sea life from the destruction caused by bottom trawling, but warned that it will not...

Bottom trawling: world watches EU, Canada, South Korea and Russia

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

As the EU, Russia, and South Korea sink a bottom-trawling protection plan at a key meeting in Hobart, we are now focusing our watchful eyes on the UN. In the next few weeks the world’s governments have an opportunity to declare a moratorium on...

The trawl's in your court

Feature story | July 30, 2006 at 0:00

At the crack of dawn this morning several Greenpeace activists locked themselves to a high seas bottom trawler to prevent it from leaving Port Nelson. Four activists boarded the Chang Xing, locking themselves to the mast and other parts of the...

Case studies on IUU vessels No. 2: Chang Xing

Publication | June 9, 2005 at 0:00

A case study of the flag of convienience bottom trawling vessle the Chang Xing

Foodtown costing us our oceans

Feature story | August 14, 2009 at 6:21

Our efforts to stop overfishing and destructive practices have expanded over the last few years from a focus purely on the fishing industry to now include seafood retailers. Retailers buy and sell huge quantities of seafood each year, and form...

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