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Suggested Draft High Seas Implementing Agreement for the Conservation and Management...

Publication | April 20, 2008 at 17:00

The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is now 25 years old. The time has come to consider the establishment of a new implementing agreement under UNCLOS. Such an implementing agreement would be comprehensive and legally binding, and...

Cut and Run: Kimberly-Clark's legacy of environmental devastation and social conflict...

Publication | April 16, 2008 at 17:00

Kimberly-Clark holds itself up as an exemplary corporate citizen, a company doing its utmost toprotect the environment and benefit communities. But Cut and Run reveals that the company’spolicies and practices have caused severe environmental...

Forest Views, Spring 2008

Publication | April 15, 2008 at 17:00

The latest issue of Greenpeace newsletter Forest Views gives readers an inside look at the current happenings in our prized Boreal forests, in particular B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact, coastal temperate rainforest left in the...

Forest Views, Spring 2008

Publication | April 15, 2008 at 17:00

The latest issue of Greenpeace newsletter Forest Views gives readers an inside look at the current happenings in our prized Boreal forests, in particular B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact, coastal temperate rainforest left in the...

Turning Up the Heat : Global Warming and the Degradation of Canada's Boreal Forest

Publication | April 9, 2008 at 17:00

A new report released by Greenpeace on the 10th of April 2008 finds that logging in Canada’s Boreal Forest is making global warming worse by releasing greenhouse gases and reducing carbon storage. It also finds that logging makes the forest more...

Threats: Overfishing

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:18

One of the biggest threats to marine ecosystems today is overfishing. Our appetite for fish and seafood is exceeding the oceans’ ecological limits with devastating consequences for marine ecosystems, food security and the livelihoods of the...

Threats: Commercial whaling

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:15

The cycle of greed behind the global whaling industry has driven one whale population after another towards oblivion. It is still not known if some species will ever recover, even after decades of protection. The blue whales of the Antarctic are...

Threats: Bottom trawling

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:11

As industrial fishing fleets sweep through the ocean, they are catching much more than what lands on our plates. Fishermen can now locate and track schools of specific fish species and scoop up tonnes at a time with kilometres of nets and hooks.

Threats: Bycatch

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:02

Industrial size nets measuring up to two kilometres in diameter (such as gillnets, bottom trawls, or purse seines) catch anything that is larger than the size of their mesh, while longlines dangle thousands of baited hooks in the water,...

Threats: Pirate fishing

Publication | April 8, 2008 at 17:01

The term ‘pirate fishing’ can bring to mind images of parrots, gold and adventure, but pirates of today are known for only one attribute: their ability to fish illegally and exhaustively. Pirate fishing fleets – more precisely known as Illegal...

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