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BP Deepwater Disaster...the result of our addiction to oil

Blog entry by cskinner | May 3, 2010

Sarah King  May 3, 2010 The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is devastating marine life and coastal livelihoods. Greenpeace has a team on the ground. For recent pictures of the spill and clean up...

Action to Protect Cod in the North Sea

Image | May 12, 2007 at 12:15

Greenpeace volunteers attempting to save North Sea cod from being pushed towards extinction, plunged into the ocean 40 miles from land and tried to stop a Scottish trawler by placing themselves in its course. Greenpeace fears that if fishing for...

Displaying Banner- Baltic Tour

Image | September 11, 2006 at 12:24

A Greenpeace activist displays a banner reading: 'Marine Reserves Now' in a pledge to introduce marine reserves into the Baltic Sea. The reserves would protect marine life which is currently being fished close to or beyond safe biological limits.

By-catch Discarded by Trawler

Image | May 13, 2007 at 12:27

By-catch is discarded through the hatch of the Scottish trawler 'Carisanne II'. By-catch includes unwanted, undersized and low value species that are discarded, dead, at sea. The wasted catch is not included in fishing quotas.

Fish Catch On-board the Reiderland

Image | April 25, 2007 at 12:31

A pile of freshly caught fish on-board the 'Reiderland'. This German pair trawler is bottom trawling for North Sea Cod. In 2003, the International Council for Exploration of the Seas (ICES) called for a zero catch on this stock which is...

Tuna Overfishing Action at French Fisheries Ministry

Image | November 17, 2008 at 12:34

Greenpeace activists dump some 5 tonnes of dead bluefin tuna heads in front of the French Fisheries Ministry in Paris to protest the continual mismanagement of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery that is leading to the...

Dead Bluefin Tuna

Image | July 3, 2008 at 12:38

Dead bluefin tuna in a transfer cage. The cage, being towed behind an Italian trawler, moves at 1 knot and transfers captured fish from fishing vessel to a fattening cage in Tunisian waters. Several fish die en route.

Greenpeace Divers in the Pacific Ocean

Image | September 1, 2009 at 12:43

Greenpeace divers hold up a banner that reads "No fish No future" next to a fish aggregation device (FAD). Around 10% of the catch generated by purse seine FAD fisheries is unwanted by-catch and includes endangered species of sharks and turtles.

Oceans Bluefin Tuna Action

Image | September 11, 2009 at 12:46

A Greenpeace activist in the sea holds a banner reading "Ban Bluefin Tuna Trade" during a protest to demand immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction.

Turtle and FAD

Image | December 4, 2009 at 12:50

A turtle swimming around a fish aggregation device (FAD) belonging to the Ecuadorean purse seiner 'Ingalapagos', which was documented by Greenpeace in the vicinity of the northern Galapagos Islands. Around 10% of the catch generated by purse...

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