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Last chance to save the vaquita?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 28 November, 2014

The vaquita is a beastie with some remarkable claims to fame: It’s one of the two smallest cetaceans in the world, just managing to nudge about 1.5metres long on a good day Its name means ‘little cow’, though it is also called the ‘desert...

Last chance to save the vaquita?

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 28 November, 2014

The vaquita is a beastie with some remarkable claims to fame: It’s one of the two smallest cetaceans in the world, just managing to nudge about 1.5metres long on a good day Its name means ‘little cow’, though it is also called the ‘desert...

Overfishing affects me too

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 25 November, 2014

With more than 10% of the world’s population depending on fisheries for their livelihood, it’s fair to say that fishing helps make the world go round. But with 90% of our global fish stocks fully exploited or over-fished, the future of our...

Who brought him? Abbott’s G20 blunders

Blog entry by Anna Weingord | 21 November, 2014

We all have that one embarrassing uncle. You know, the one that hosts a family function and then proceeds to argue with everyone. The one that brings up all the embarrassing stories, such as the moment when you peed your pants when you were ten...

Monsters of the oceans: 7 criminal super trawlers that threaten our waters

Blog entry by Holly Dove | 19 November, 2014

Monster boats. The name says it all. But they’re not the kind of monsters that hide under your bed. They are big, bad and could be floating our way soon – unless we stop them! Did you know that even though only around 2% of all fishing vessels...

Super seiners vs fishermen: How a nation dependant on fishing is being devastated by...

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 14 November, 2014

We usually refer to them as Pacific Island nations, but calling places like Kiribati ocean nations is more accurate. The people of Kiribati are not just surrounded by oceans – they depend on healthy oceans for survival. Kiribati forms one of the...

We are the people of the sea

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 13 November, 2014

Take action > call on your local MP to ban destructive super trawlers now! The post We are the people of the sea appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

Monster Boats: The scourge of the oceans

Report | 13 November, 2014 at 13:38

The destructive concentration of power and quotas in the EU fishing industry

What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef?

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 11 November, 2014

Take action > Tell Australia’s big four banks to say no to funding reef destruction now! The post What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef? appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

The true cost of cheap prawns

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 4 November, 2014

Like to throw a prawn on the barbecue? If we give a moment’s thought to where it came from, we might imagine a sunburnt Australian fisher skillfully casting his net into coastal waters and hauling in his humble catch. Nothing, I’m afraid, could...

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