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3 retailers cut back on cod

Feature story | September 12, 2006 at 0:00

Major Scandinavian food retail chains Netto Sweden, Lidl Sweden and Axfood (Willy's/Hemköp) have promised to quit buying cod from the Baltic Sea. At least a third of the cod caught and landed in the Baltic is stolen, and pirate fishing is making...

Taking Stock of Tuna

Publication | December 10, 2009 at 9:29

Tuna is the world’s favourite fish. It can be found from high-end sushi restaurants in Tokyo to family shopping trolleys in North American supermarkets and the dinner plates of Pacific island communities. With the world’s appetite for tuna now...

Ranking the oceans stars… and the oceans destroyers

Blog entry by Dr. Iris Menn | December 16, 2011 2 comments

Every year for the past five years it has been the same story: shortly before Christmas, we get busy as bees at the Greenpeace Germany office, preparing to publish our ranking guide for the fish purchasing policies of German...

From Taiwan to tinned tuna: The many steps to saving our oceans

Blog entry by Steve Smith | January 25, 2011 2 comments

When you hear about Greenpeace taking action against shady fishing vessels, you may not think that fishing in Taiwan really impacts you. Well, it’s not true. Our planet is covered in ocean- 70% of the Earth is covered in water.

March 17: Ilegal GM rice in Chinese shelves

Blog entry by Almudena | March 17, 2010

Rice farmers from the Yunnan Province Despite that the Chinese government has not yet approved the commercial cultivation of GM rice, a Greenpeace study released on Monday found genetically modified rice in supermarkets in China ,...

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