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Canadian Seal Hunt: No Management and No Plan

Publication | 9 March, 2005 at 0:00

This report provides an historical and ecological background against which the scientific justifiability and ecological sustainability of the current and proposed future Canadian harp seal hunts can be evaluated. In particular, it documents the...

Harp seal hunt

Feature story | 14 April, 2004 at 0:00

The Canadian government has approved a massive expansion in the allowable catch for harp seals in Canada to a maximum of 350,000 animals this year. While "whitecoat" harp seals (under 2 weeks old) are still protected as a result of actions by...

Global outrage as seal hunt begins

Press release | 29 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace today expressed outrage that the CanadianGovernment has chosen to proceed with the Atlantic seal hunt on the ice floes in the Gulf of St Lawrence, despite evidence that the hunt is unsustainable and scientifically unjustifiable.

Bad science further threatening Canadian marine ecosystems

Press release | 9 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating that the science presented by the Canadian Government to justify its commercial seal hunt is inaccurate, incomplete and out of date. It concludes that the only sustainable and scientifically...

Where Have All The Tuna Gone? Executive Summary

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 0:00

8-page Executive Summary of the report Where Have All The Tuna Gone?

Where Have All The Tuna Gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 0:00

Fishing for northern bluefin tuna is one of the most profitable fishing industries in the Mediterranean. However, today's mismanagement, boosted by purse seining fishing fleets and the fast development of tuna fattening ranches, threatens the...

Deep Green Special #1: The Greenpeace Manifesto

Background | 10 September, 2009 at 13:23

Readers have asked if there exists a Greenpeace founding manifesto of original aims and principles. The 'Greenpeace Declaration of Interdependence', published in our newspaper in 1976 is a candidate,but this statement appeared five years after...

Nov 09 - Sustainability and Justice

Background | 10 December, 2009 at 9:45

Most people I talk to support 'sustainability' and 'social justice' goals. Ecology teaches us that we need to frame these human aspirations in relation to the biological capacity of the Earth, the energy, and the resources that support our...

Isbjørn Ahoy!

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 23 June, 2010

Greenpeace's Dave Walsh writes from the Esperanza, currently off the coast of Svalbard as part of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition 2010. Early afternoon, Sunday: the Esperanza is at anchor in Woodfjorden, northern...

Seal with pup during the breeding season

Image | 31 March, 1982 at 1:00

Seal with pup during the breeding season on the ice off Newfoundland.

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