The Rainbow Warrior is coming to Taiwan in January 2011 to campaign on fisheries and the protection of the marine environment in East Asia.
This trend can be reversed by reducing fishing effort and capacity - creating marine reserves and stoping the use of our oceans as a waste dump. There is an opportunity to expand the protection of the Pacific Ocean by building on the current protection of international waters - turning them into fully protected marine reserves.
You can help defend the Pacific by writing to one of the big companies responsible for selling tuna from this region - Princes.
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But... what does OSPAR, the Convention for the Protection of the marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic have to do with movies?
During its 23 years of existence, OSPAR and its delegates have played a key role taking bold...
Yes, that is not a typo. The OSPAR Award. A long awaited Award that the Arctic well deserves.
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The Rainbow Warrior is on a tour of East Asia - highlighting the urgent need to protect ocean life in the Pacific from destructive industrial fishing fleets and create marine reserves - areas of ocean off-limits to fishing and other industrial activities. Greenpeace East Asia has joined with local Taiwanese groups to call attention to the plight of our last tuna stocks and urge the Taiwanese government to support efforts to defend our oceans and better regulate its tuna fleet - one of the world’s largest.
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