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Marine reserves - a solution to ocean destruction

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 0:00

Three quarters of the world’s fish stocks are under threat from over fishing according to the United Nations. Our oceans are vast, but not limitless. They give life to theplanet and contain 80% of all life on it. They provide the primary food...

Tuna Melt-Down

Publication | 13 March, 2006 at 13:29

Up to two metres long, weighing in at as much as 1,500lbs or nearly 700 kilos, able to sprint as fast as a horse, dive a mile in minutes with a metallic flash, the tuna is one of the kings of the ocean. Like us, it is warm blooded. Its ability to...

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 8:19

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Ocean Defenders

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 8:09

This year Greenpeace is mounting the most ambitious ship expedition it has ever done and you are invited to join us. We will set sail together, you on the web, Greenpeace onthe water. We will witness a year in the life of our oceans, we will act...

Industrial Whaling Factsheet

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 7:39

Call me Ishmael...! Whaling folklore speaks of tradition, of the noble hunt, of man pitting his wits against the ferocious sea and against mighty intelligent leviathans.But the history of whaling is far from glamorous, far from something to look...

Tradition, culture & science

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 0:00

In recent years, Japan’s pro-whaling lobbyists have deployed a series of excuses for continuing the hunt, despite the existence since 1986 of a global commercial whalingmoratorium. First comes science: to gather much needed data, they claim, in...

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 0:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Industrial Whaling Factsheet

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 0:00

Call me Ishmael...! Whaling folklore speaks of tradition, of the noble hunt, of man pitting his wits against the ferocious sea and against mighty intelligent leviathans.But the history of whaling is far from glamorous, far from something to look...

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