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Climate Change: Small steps to target a big problem

Publication | March 2, 2008 at 0:00

The bigger the problem, the harder it is to act; we’ve all experienced that frozen feeling when the problem seems too big. We’re facing this challenge with climate change. OK, it’s probably a lot bigger than any issue we’ve had to face before,...

New Zealand Orange Roughy

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 18:14

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing. The species is long-lived, slow growing and late maturing, making it extremely vulnerable to overfishing. In New Zealand, where most of the catches are now taken, the orange roughy...

FACTSHEET: Climate Change

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 13:37

Climate change is Greenpeace’s number one global priority. It’s the greatest environmental threat that humanity has ever faced. Unchecked it will adversely affect human society and the world’s biodiversity on an unprecedented scale.

FACTSHEET: Genetic Engineering

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 14:56

Genetic engineering in our food and environment is unnecessary, unpredictable and poses serious threats to ecosystems and risks to our health.

FACTSHEET: Oceans

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 15:02

Global fish stocks are plummeting. Industrial fishers are using increasingly sophisticated technology to locate and catch more and more fish. They’re outstripping nature’s ability to replenish the seas.

FACTSHEET: Whales

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 15:07

When whaling first boomed in the 17th century, it must have seemed as though whales would never disappear. Yet, by the mid 1940s their numbers had been drastically reduced.

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

FACTSHEET: Protecting Forests

Publication | November 12, 2010 at 14:39

Forests are vital to people, plants, animals and our climate. Sadly, they are being needlessly destroyed.

Tradition, culture & science

Publication | November 18, 2005 at 0:00

In recent years, Japan’s pro-whaling lobbyists have deployed a series of excuses for continuing the hunt, despite the existence since 1986 of a global commercial whaling moratorium. First comes science: to gather much needed data, they claim, in...

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