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Caught red-handed: daylight robbery on the high seas

Publication | 22 May, 2006 at 0:00

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing is a global problem that needs global solutions. While many states around the planet have paid attention to the issue on a national and regional level, they have not been able to solve the problem...

Black holes in deep ocean space

Publication | 16 November, 2005 at 4:05

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...

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | 14 November, 2005 at 0:00

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

The cod is gone: the rest is next

Feature story | 26 July, 2005 at 0:00

We've taken our call for a United Nations moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling to Halifax, Canada, where we've asked the Prime Minister to take a lead role at the United Nations in stopping one of the most destructive fishing methods ever...

Fish and chips on the high seas

Feature story | 7 June, 2005 at 0:00

Activists in New Zealand have taken action against a vessel using the most destructive fishing method in the world, bottom trawling. Dodging whole potatoes fired from compressed air guns, and high pressure fire hoses, the activists prevented the...

Rainbow Warrior sets out to save deep sea life

Feature story | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

A year since its first expedition in defence of deep sea life, the Rainbow Warrior has left Auckland to once again demonstrate the devastation caused by bottom trawling. Last year we exposed the New Zealand and Belize-flagged bottom trawlers in...

No cod? Blame the seals!

Feature story | 24 February, 2005 at 0:00

As warnings from nature go they don't come much starker than the collapse of the Canadian cod fishery in Newfoundland due to overfishing. The cod, and thousands of jobs that depended on them, disappeared virtually overnight. Now because the cod...

Destruction at all co(a)sts: World's Aquarium threaten by coastal tourism developments

Press release | 5 December, 2006 at 0:00

This morning, Greenpeace activists have placed banners reading “Destruction at all cost” and three activists have chained themselves to the machinery at the construction site of the Puerto Los Cabos Project, in Baja California Sur. Machinery has...

Murky Waters

Press release | 3 March, 2006 at 0:00

European governments are turning a blind eye to the daily destruction of vulnerable deep-sea marine life by unregulated fishing vessels flying under European flags, according to a new Greenpeace report released today.

Greenpeace finds and engages the whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean

Press release | 21 December, 2005 at 0:00

Southern Ocean, 21 December 2005 -- Two Greenpeace ships, the MY Esperanza and the MY Arctic Sunrise, today confronted the Fisheries Agency of Japan whaling fleet and called on it to "Leave the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary immediately." In...

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