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  • International Unsustainable Overfishing

    Blogpost by Sari Tolvanen - March 7, 2011 at 8:20

    Skipjack tuna and bycatch caught in the eastern Pacific using a Fish Aggregation Device (FAD) in 2009.

    Despite the crisis facing our oceans, we often hear excuses from industry players: telling us that we do not need urgent changes to rescue our ... Read more >

  • Skipjack tuna is cheap and plentiful... or is it?

    Blogpost by Jamie Woolley, Greenpeace UK - March 3, 2011 at 9:06

    Tuna fishing in the eastern Pacific

    Of all the tuna species, skipjack is seen as the most plentiful and the most sustainable. The speed with which it reproduces and matures has meant stocks are more resilient to our industrial fishing fleets than... Read more >

  • Consumer survey finds Japanese public wants sustainable seafood

    Blogpost by Wakao Hanaoka, Greenpeace Japan - March 3, 2011 at 7:33

    Last year, we at Greenpeace Japan launched the SUSEA (Sustainable SEAfood) campaign, aimed at changing the attitudes of Japanese consumers toward fish and the oceans.  Following months of work with supermarkets and restaurants, as well as scienti... Read more >

  • Game review: Fate of the World

    Blogpost by Anna K - March 2, 2011 at 9:56

    So far, world political leaders are doing a fairly terrible job of moving us towards an environmentally sustainable future and towards resolution of the climate crisis.

    If you were in charge of saving the earth, would you do a better job? Now you can... Read more >

  • Stopping the waste of discarded fish

    Blogpost by Phil Crawford - March 2, 2011 at 9:31

    Now you see it... Cod caught in the North Sea about to be discarded

    Adapted from a blog post by Blogpost by Willie Mackenzie, Greenpeace UK

    Discards are disgusting. No-one with any sense can support the catching, killing, and throwing away of fi... Read more >

  • Roger Grace puts our oceans in focus

    Blogpost by pcrawfor - March 1, 2011 at 16:00

    Thirteen. Unlucky for some but not for Greenpeace photographer Roger Grace who has just launched an exhibition of his work, from the last two decades, featuring 13 of his favourite images. Read more >

    Since 1990 Roger has been the ...
  • Oil and ice

    Blogpost by Frida Bengtsson - February 28, 2011 at 14:00

    On the evening of February 17th, the Icelandic containership Godafoss ran aground in the Hvaler national park in southern Norway and started leaking heavy oil. One of the biggest challenges of the cleanup operations has been to clean up oil from ... Read more >

  • Ten-thousand call for an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

    Blogpost by Jay Harkness - February 28, 2011 at 11:07

    10,000 people in Thailand took to the streets near their homes to oppose dirty energy. Their goal: protect their province from coal plants slated to be built by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

    Local communities announced their ... Read more >

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