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Black holes in deep ocean space

Publication | 16 November, 2005 at 0:00

The current piecemeal approach and voluntary measures for the conservation of high seas biodiversity are simply insufficient to ensure that states take action to effectively protect the unknown treasures of the open ocean. In addition to the...

Tuna talks flounder as Fisheries Managers meet in Spain

Press release | 3 July, 2009 at 18:06

After a week of discussions on the huge problems facing the tuna industry, countries attending the second joint meeting of tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) in Spain have failed once again to take any action to solve the...

EU fails Mediterranean tuna, UN fails deep-sea life

Feature story | 29 November, 2006 at 12:47

Despite warnings of the collapse of bluefin tuna stocks, the commission set up to supposedly protect them recently agreed a fishing quota of nearly twice the scientifically recommended level. This news comes hot on the heels of the failure of...

Briefing: Joint Tuna RFMO Meeting, Kobe 2007

Publication | 23 January, 2007 at 15:50

Greenpeace Briefing: Joint Tuna RFMO Meeting: Kobe, Japan - January 22-26th 2007Opening the can: How Tuna Fishery Management Organisations Regularly Fail to Manage our OceansAs member states of the Regional Fisheries Management Organisation...

Deep, Deep Trouble: Regional Fisheries Management Organisations, the UN Fish Stocks...

Publication | 15 March, 2005 at 0:00

Late last year, the United Nations General Assembly in its Fisheries Resolution expressed concern at the loss of sharks, albatross, fin-fish species and marine turtles as a result of incidental mortality, vulnerability of shark populations to...

Landmark agreement for the deep-sea

Feature story | 26 May, 2007 at 0:00

After four years of campaigning to bring an end to deep-sea bottom trawling, an international agreement has been made to protect just under 25 percent of the high seas from this incredibly destructive fishing method.

Greenpeace cautiously welcomes decision to protect deep sea life in the Pacific

Press release | 5 May, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace today cautiously welcomed an agreement which would protect deep-sea life in the South Pacific reached after this week's meeting to establish a South Pacific Regional Management Organisation (RFMO). Governments agreed to measures that...

Tuvalu stops play in Copenhagen by demanding legally-binding agreement

Blog entry by Jamie | 9 December, 2009 1 comment

A couple of hours ago, we heard that the plenary session had been suspended. Tuvalu, the Pacific island nation so vulnerable to climate change, demanded a legally-binding agreement - not in six or 12 months, but at the end of the...

Nuclear News for January 5th 2009

Blog entry by Justin | 5 January, 2009

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Press TV: Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims ‘Norwegian medics told Press TV correspondent Akram al-Sattari that some of the victims who have been wounded...

The Blacklist of Illegal Fishing Vessels

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 March, 2007

A while ago I wrote about how I'd been learning all about IUU fishing . That's Illegal, unregulated and unreported fisheries. It's one of the biggest threats to the world's fish stocks, which is why it's better to refer to it by the...

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