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2016 — The year in photos

Blog entry by Madeleine Smith | December 22, 2016

2016 was a challenging year for people and the planet. It brought many challenges that will continue in the year ahead — a changing climate, greedy corporations and politicians whose policies spell trouble for the planet. As we look...

Building a future for fish AND people

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | December 21, 2016

You’d think it would be hard to get emotional about fish and how they’re managed. But at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) emotions ran high - after five long days of tough...

Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | December 21, 2016

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

Are there human rights abuses in your seafood?

Blog entry by Anchalee Pipattanawattanakul | December 21, 2016

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers catch fish both for human consumption and...

Kayaktivists just took to the water for biodiversity – and for the communities...

Blog entry by Richard Page | December 16, 2016

Greetings from Cancun, Mexico where I am attending the 13th meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), perhaps more easily understood as the “summit for life on Earth". That the meeting is held in Mexico is highly...

"Our forest is shedding tears" — a Munduruku woman fights for Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Vânia Alves | December 16, 2016

On November 27, the Munduruku Indigenous People traveled from their home in the Amazon to Brazil’s capital to demand the official recognition of the Sawré Muybu Indigenous Land on the Tapajós River. The Brazilian government is planning...

Turn The Tide: Human Rights Abuses and Illegal Fishing in Thailand’s Overseas Fishing...

Publication | December 16, 2016 at 14:33

Greenpeace’s 12-month long investigation exposes the activities of Thailand’s rogue overseas fishing fleets, the companies behind them and their supply chain connections to export markets.

The Anthropocene Debate

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | December 13, 2016

“A hushed hundred million years from now, all that we consider to be the great works of man – the sculptures and the libraries, the monuments and the museums, the cities and the factories – will all be compressed into a layer of...

Too long to wait: Russia’s Dvinsky Forest could be lost in a decade

Blog entry by Erika Bjureby | December 13, 2016

Home to eagle-owls, wolverines, brown bears, rare plants and animals, the Dvinsky Forest is one of the last remaining Intact Forest Landscapes in the European part of Russia. Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) in Russia are huge...

So long as there’s climate change, every day is human rights day

Blog entry by Yeb Sano | December 10, 2016

When I decided to embark with others on a 1500 km, 60-day  pilgrimage  from Rome to Paris, culminating at the COP21 climate talks in 2015, the urgency I felt wasn’t just scientific or political, it was also very personal. After so many...

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