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The future of seafood and the responsibility of supermarkets

Publication | April 1, 2008 at 17:01

Oceans contain the planet's most diverse ecosystems. It is estimated that they are home to 90% of the Earth's living organisms, including a million distinct species, many of which are essential to human survival. According to the UN, fish is the...

Collapse of the cod fishery

Publication | April 1, 2008 at 17:10

The ocean around Newfoundland’s rocky shores was once so full of cod that explorer John Cabot marvelled that they virtually blocked his ship upon arrival in 1497. Canadians had traditionally fished in waters close to shore, in small crafts using...

Wild Salmon in Trouble Video

Publication | April 1, 2008 at 17:23

Watershed Watch produced the animation Wild Salmon in Trouble to clarify why sea lice are a problem for wild salmon and to provide an overview of the salmon life cycle so the public can make informed decisions regarding the seafood they purchase.

Robson Bight barge spill videos

Publication | April 1, 2008 at 17:22

On Aug 20th, 2007, a barge full of logging equipment spilled it's load into the Michael Bigg Ecological Reserve.

Robson Bight Ecological Reserve

Publication | April 1, 2008 at 17:13

In August 2008, a barge carrying logging equipment and a diesel fuel truck tipped its load into Robson Bight Ecological Reserve, east of Vancouver Island, B.C. The accident resulted in a diesel spill extending over 14 kilometres in Johnstone...

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...

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...

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.

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