Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.
Millions of healthy mammals, birds, fish and other ocean life are scooped up in nets or hooked on lines stretching many kilometres across the ocean every year. All too often most of these are not wanted by the fishermen – who are usually only...
We know you love the Greenpeace ships as much as we do. They are all our eyes and ears where there are no others.
Scientists say it works, fishermen say it works, even governments say it works, so let’s get together to make it happen.
The Greenpeace plan to save our oceans is laid out in our report "Roadmap to Recovery, a Global Network of Marine Reserves." In it we outline in detail the rationale for setting aside 40 percent of our world's oceans as protected areas.
The madness of the whaling – hunting species after species to the verge of extinction – is the same model now being used in modern fishing today. Protecting the whales – not just from hunting but the many other daily threats they face - would be...
Tuna can travel thousands of kilometres in their lifetime, but they can't outrun the fishing boats any more, unless we can give them ocean sanctuaries where they can have time to recover their numbers.
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