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Fishing boat branded ‘illegal’ as Greenpeace demands Korea stop unlawful catch.

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 10:29

Busan, South Korea, 7 Oct 2014 – Protesting the arrival of the Korean flagged fishing vessel Insung 3 in Busan today, Greenpeace accused the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant...

US retailer says no to Ross Sea seafood

Press release | March 7, 2012 at 15:42

A third US retailer has announced it will not stock seafood from Antartica’s Ross Sea for environmental reasons, reports Greenpeace.

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.

NZ key to toothfish

Press release | August 6, 2010 at 11:00

In a international report released today the organization says the Ross Sea is in critical need of protection as a marine reserve and should be off limits to all fishing and industrial activity.

Chilean Seabass – why Monterey has lost its way

Blog entry by Peter Young | April 30, 2013

The Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBA) is a great ally of the oceans but its recent decision to include Chilean Seabass as ‘best choice’ in their Seafood Watch has bewildered many. Chilean Seabass includes Antarctic Toothfish from the Ross...

Ross Sea doco goes global

Blog entry by Peter Young | June 13, 2013

I’m delighted to say that the feature documentary I worked on for the past six years, The Last Ocean , has just been released in 24 countries and seven different languages through  iTunes and a couple of other video on demand...

High Seas Robbery

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | January 16, 2015

Finding illegal fishing vessels in the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean – over 20 million square kilometers of deep, rough and icy waters – sounds like a near impossible task. But it turns out that finding them is the easy part,...

Save the Last Ocean

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 12, 2012

New Zealand and Greenpeace both have a proud history in Antarctica. With a mixture of public pressure and relentless campaigning, and thanks to some visionary political leadership, Greenpeace helped keep the oil and mining companies...

How seafood markets can help save Antarctica's Ross Sea

Blog entry by ogago | August 5, 2010

Let your imagination take you to the Antarctic: a cold, windy and inhospitable region inhabited by some of our planet’s most unique and spectacular living creatures.  The Antarctic region’s Southern Ocean is one of the most pristine...

Fish jumping ship

Blog entry by Phil | May 28, 2010

The vast majority of the world’s internationally traded seafood moves by sea.  Many unfortunate fish find themselves ripped out of the ocean only to be gutted, frozen, shoveled into containers, and sent plowing across the top of it in...

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