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Bering witness in a mini-sub

Feature story | 14 August, 2007 at 0:00

Our good ship Esperanza is currently out in the Bering Sea, one of the world's wildest oceans. Situated between Alaska and Kamchatka at the western edge of Russia, the Bering covers over 2 million square km of the northernmost region of the...

Conservation Groups Call for Moratorium to Protect Seamounts from Deep Seabed Trawling

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

At the opening of a major international conference today on deep sea fisheries, major conservation organizations including IUCN-The World Conservation Organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the World Wide Fund for Nature...

Fishing from south to north - the story of the Kerguelen

Publication | 1 March, 2006 at 0:00

On September 20, 2005, Greenpeace confronted the high seas bottom trawler Kerguelen fishing illegally in the international waters of the Barents Sea known as the ‘Loophole’.

UN report shows much more needed to protect the deep seas

Press release | 21 August, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling on the United Nations to put an immediate end to destructive high seas bottom fishing at this year’s general assembly meeting, following today’s release of the UN Secretary General’s own review (1) of the implementation of a...

Sigourney Weaver gives UN the bottom line

Blog entry by laurak | 18 June, 2009

Yesterday in New York, actress Sigourney Weaver presented some hard facts about the practice of bottom trawling during the UN Consultative Process on the Law of the Sea (ICP). Namely - it is killing deep sea ecological systems and they...

Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate

Image | 11 March, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate fishing trawlers from leaving Rostock harbour with chains and oil drums. One vessel was chained to the harbour wall and hung with a banner reading 'Stop pirate fishing'. A fifth trawler left Rostock last...

So long Susan

Blog entry by laurak | 17 June, 2009

The final installment of a trilogy is out today. The last of the three Reasons to Believe films narrated by the charming and talented Ms Susan Sarandon has been released - ' Reasons to Believe: Servers '. These films give us three out...

The Bottom Line - presented by Sigourney Weaver

Video | 15 June, 2009 at 13:48

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