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Deep Seabed Mining

Publication | July 7, 2013 at 18:01

The deep sea is a place of myth and mystery, filled with weird and wonderful life forms, and vital to the survival of our planet. But now, this mostly unknown world is facing large-scale industrial exploitation – as mining of the deep seabed...

Japan's whaling programme in disarray

Feature story | November 11, 2008 at 17:00

As the whaling fleet prepares to depart Japan, evidence is mounting of an industry in crisis, as new revelations of financial and image problems add to the woes of the scandal-plagued industry.

Reports: Japanese government gives in, slashes whale quotas

Feature story | November 12, 2008 at 17:00

Good news for the whales comes in threes. And then you get a dollop of extra. Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan's biggest newspapers, reports there will be a 20 percent reduction in the number of whales targeted in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary...

Save the bluefin tuna: ban international trade

Feature story | November 9, 2009 at 11:03

A last ditch attempt to save the majestic Atlantic bluefin tuna from commercial extinction is now under consideration.

Greenpeace launches video on seafood destruction on Oceans Day

Feature story | June 7, 2009 at 17:00

Greenpeace launched a new video on Oceans Day to highlight concerns over the destruction of seafood and the world’s oceans.

Greenpeace: Taste the waste in Clover Leaf canned tuna

Feature story | May 26, 2011 at 11:26

Vancouver — Greenpeace today launched a campaign directed at Clover Leaf Seafoods through a parody website and by distributing fake tuna cans labeled “Just Tuna?” to highlight the ocean life that the company wastes in filling its cans.

Japan objects to the protection of sharks - again

Blog entry by Wakao Hanaoka | June 18, 2013

The Japanese government has objected to a decision by CITES, the convention regulating the international trade of wild plants and animals,   to regulate the trade of five shark species   – including hammerhead, oceanic whitetips and...

Ocean circulation

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 13:55

The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt slowly circulates the world’s water around the globe. Ocean water is always moving because of tides and waves. The ocean conveyor (or thermohaline circulation) is powered by differences in water temperature and...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port

Feature story | November 16, 2008 at 17:00

Our activists marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners declaring "Whaling on Trial" and another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's taxpayers. The fleet...

Greenpeace activists show Loblaw how to remove Redlist species from their...

Feature story | November 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists took Loblaw by surprise today across the country by removing Redlist seafood species from the shelves and placing them in shopping carts draped with posters reading “Caught red-handed selling redlist fish.”

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