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Greenpeace welcomes Hoki and Orange Roughy cuts, but more needed.

Press release | September 25, 2007 at 5:29

Greenpeace welcomed cuts to hoki and orange roughy quota announced by Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton today, but warned that wider fisheries closures and more effective management measures are needed to safeguard stocks and marine habitats in the...

Canadian supermarket chains say 'no' to orange roughy as NZ fishery re-opened

Press release | September 27, 2010 at 14:14

None of Canada’s major supermarket chains will be selling orange roughy after leading retailers dropped the species due to sustainability concerns, Greenpeace reports.

New Zealand orange roughy

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 18:14

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing. The species is long-lived, slow growing and late maturing, making it extremely vulnerable to overfishing. In New Zealand, where most of the catches are now taken, the orange roughy...

Defending our Oceans

Hub | July 30, 2010 at 14:49

Defending our Oceans: 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.

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Sign the petition for a global network of marine reserves

NZ increasing bottom trawled fish limits despite international rejection

Press release | July 29, 2010 at 15:26

Greenpeace says a plan to increase the catch limits of several bottom trawled New Zealand fish species highlights how out of touch the Ministry of Fisheries is with international markets.

Retailer rejection of orange roughy

Publication | August 11, 2010 at 15:40

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing.

Greenpeace Red Fish List launched in New Zealand

Feature story | August 10, 2008 at 0:00

Today Greenpeace launched the New Zealand Red Fish List – a guide to help consumers avoid buying fish that comes from the most unsustainable fisheries.

NZ to increase catch of critically endangered bluefin tuna

Feature story | January 27, 2010 at 0:00

New Zealand’s seafood industry and Ministry of Fisheries would like everyone to believe that NZ's fisheries are well managed and sustainable. Unfortunately that's not true. Many of our commercial fisheries still rely on bottom trawling, one of...

World Watch Report: Oceans in Peril

Feature story | September 19, 2007 at 23:06

Our planet's oceans are in deep, deep, peril, says a new report from Greenpeace and the World Watch Institute. The only road to recovery may be to declare 40 percent of the world's oceans off-limits to human exploitation to ensure the...

Seafood boss has fishy view on bottom trawling

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | October 27, 2010

The Seafood Industry Association's boss, Peter Bodeker is right on one thing: Good reputations are hard to earn and easy to lose. And it's for exactly that reason that the fishing industry should be appalled at the environmental...

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