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Underwater investigation at Robson Bight finds diesel truck intact

Feature story | December 12, 2007 at 17:00

The underwater investigation of the wreckage at Robson Bight ecological reserve began on Wednesday with great success. Within the first hour, the pilot of the mini submarine, Jeff Heaton of Nuytco, spotted the sunken truck that was sitting...

Pacific islands act to save tuna

Feature story | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

Finally, some good news for tuna stocks and a first step towards protecting the Pacific Commons for future generations! Eight Pacific island countries have taken the most significant action ever to combat overfishing in the region.

Message to governments: Three strikes and you are out!

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 21, 2013

The game is on for the oceans this summer. So far the outlook for the high seas is not very good, for a number of reasons: The first strike was the shocking failure of governments to protect fragile marine areas in Antarctica due...

Feds sued over refusal to protect resident killer whales

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 17:00

Environmental groups across Canada, including Greenpeace, hit the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) with a lawsuit today. Filed by lawyers with Ecojustice, the lawsuit alleges that DFO has failed to legally protect critical habitat...

Governments make slow progress on high seas protection but people’s wave of change is...

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 29, 2013

The  UN meeting in New York  discussing high seas protection ended last Friday without a splash for the oceans, but the wave of change generated by thousands of people around the world made an inspiring impact. The meeting in...

Freedom for the Seas: Now and for the Future

Publication | February 29, 2008 at 17:00

It is clearer today than ever before that the threats to ocean life are growing and beyond the capacity of any one nation to address alone. While in the past, we primarily spoke of overfishing or destructive fishing and their impacts on ocean...

Orca court case still alive!

Feature story | May 10, 2009 at 17:00

The orca court case lives on. A federal court judge has denied a request by the federal Department of Fisheries and Ocean’s (DFO) to kill the case that environmental groups have launched.

Fight to protect endangered killer whales far from over

Feature story | April 24, 2009 at 16:00

Greenpeace and its partners are awaiting a court decision on a request from the federal government to dismiss an important case brought by environmental groups to protect British Columbia’s threatened northern and endangered southern populations...

Japanese whaling ship outlawed

Feature story | October 27, 2008 at 18:00

Yet another nail has been put in the coffin of Japan's dying whaling industry. We've managed to get the Oriental Bluebird, re-supply and transport ship of Japan’s whaling fleet, de-flagged and fined, following a legal ruling by Panamanian...

Can Japan save the world’s most valuable fish?

Feature story | July 21, 2010 at 7:49

TOKYO: Japan is celebrating “Marine Season” (“Umi-No-Shun-Kan”) this week and it’s also the International Year of Biodiversity. What better way to mark the occasion here than to launch a campaign to protect the most threatened fish species?

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