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UN: bottom trawling protection “woefully inadequate”

Feature story | July 18, 2006 at 0:00

After two years, the UN has finally confirmed what everyone knew already: measures taken to protect deep-sea life from destructive fishing practices such as high seas bottom trawling is “woefully inadequate” and that “urgent action is required...

A just and fair economy

Publication | November 1, 2011 at 11:35

At Rio de Janeiro in 2012 governments must change the dangerous course we’re on. Sustainable Development Goals should be launched to form the basis of development within planetary boundaries.

UN climate panel says beating climate change is possible and affordable

Press release | April 13, 2014 at 11:02

Berlin, 13 April 2014 – Fifteen Greenpeace Germany activists demonstrated at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate today urging governments and businesses to deliver “Power to the People – Clean Energy Now” as the world´s leading climate and energy...

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection

Feature story | November 23, 2006 at 0:00

The proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling was harpooned today at the UN, as Iceland put the interests of their fishing fleets above other countries and scientific advice (sound familiar?).

Sigourney Weaver and the US: calling for an end to bottom trawling

Feature story | October 4, 2006 at 0:00

Actress Sigourney Weaver, star of Alien and Ghostbusters, has joined us at the UN in New York calling for a moratorium on high- seas bottom trawling. Adding more weight to Team Ocean Defenders, the US government has also been supportive. George...

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection

Feature story | November 23, 2006 at 0:00

The proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling was harpooned today at the UN, as Iceland put the interests of their fishing fleets above other countries and scientific advice (sound familiar?). Even Canada and Spain gave in to common sense...

Bottom trawling: the UN decides

Feature story | November 17, 2006 at 0:00

This week will be our last chance for the UN to call for a moratorium on bottom trawling. The world is watching as Canada and Spain threaten to scupper what scientists call an "overwhelming" case. Take action now!

US to UN: Butt out

Feature story | April 10, 2003 at 0:00

An extraordinary communication from the United States to UN representatives around the world has been leaked to Greenpeace.(Full text of the leaked document here). In it, the United States warns that the simple act of support for a General...

Greenpeace welcomes report on UN climate change body

Feature story | August 30, 2010 at 18:44

An independent report on the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recommended changes to the way the UN climate change panel is run and presents its science. We welcome the review and are convinced that the proposed changes will...

Governments make slow progress on high seas protection but people’s wave of change is...

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | August 27, 2013

The UN meeting in New York discussing high seas protection ended last Friday without a splash for the oceans, but the wave of change generated by thousands of people around the world made an inspiring impact. The meeting in...

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