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Topic | March 27, 2014 at 11:30

Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.

Our oceans and seas

Topic | March 20, 2014 at 15:13

It’s not just one big blue beyond our shores. Each of our seas and oceans has its own characteristics, which together give us the beating heart of our planet. Tweet us @fishandship with your favourite oceans picture and we'll share it with ocean...

Things you can do

Background | March 26, 2014 at 15:11

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. They help create the air we breathe, drive our weather systems and are home to a staggering 80 per cent of all life on Earth. We now know that human activities are having a serious impact so...


Topic | April 14, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace briefing for WCPFC 10

Publication | November 6, 2013 at 15:30

The Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) is in urgent need of fishing capacity reduction and effective controls on fishing effort. Both aspects – capacity and effort limitations – need to work together and parties should recognise they are...

Deep Sea Mining

Background | March 20, 2014 at 11:30

Biologists estimate that somewhere between 500,000 and 5,000,000 marine species have yet to be discovered. But the rate of exploitation is massively outstripping the speed of exploration and some species could be wiped out before they even get a...

The trash vortex

Topic | March 1, 2014 at 12:00

The trash vortex is an area the size of Texas in the North Pacific in which an estimated six kilos of plastic for every kilo of natural plankton, along with other slow degrading garbage, swirls slowly around like a clock, choked with dead fish,...

Protect the wild south

Action | July 1, 2013 at 11:30

Our oceans exist within a delicate ecological balance and they need to be protected. Right now there is an opportunity to help create the two largest ocean sanctuaries to date in the waters around Antarctica and so protect some of the most...

Sign the petition

Protect the wild south: Help secure the two largest ocean sanctuaries in the world.

Greenpeace Victories

Topic | January 28, 2014 at 22:00

Just some of the positive environmental changes that Greenpeace has directly helped to bring about since we began campaigning in 1971.

Out of line

Publication | November 19, 2013 at 16:30

Most of the global longline fisheries are operating out of control and out of sight. A huge fleet of over 5000 vessels roams the world’s oceans with almost no control mechanisms in place to ensure that their operations are legal, sustainable...

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