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Greenpeace Statement at Meeting of Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Council

Media release | August 15, 2006 at 18:00

Statement by Buffy Baumann, Greenpeace Oceans Campaigner

Fishing Cap Nixxed to Appease Big Business

Feature story | February 24, 2006 at 14:00

Something Fishy’s Going on

Feature story | July 26, 2005 at 18:00

On July 23, fishermen, scientists and local residents gathered in sailboats, canoes and kayaks to spend a beautiful Saturday with us on the Chesapeake Bay. But we weren’t at our nation’s largest estuary to work on our suntans; we were protesting...

Banned Chemicals Found in Popular Nutritional Supplement

Feature story | February 20, 2007 at 18:00

Are you taking Omega supplements to improve your health? If you are, you might want to think twice. In an independent labratory analysis, three different toxic chemicals were identified in the popular brand of Omega-3 fish oil nutritional...

Tens of Thousands of Fish Saved From Factory Fishing Boats

Media release | August 8, 2005 at 18:00

Fishing giant Omega Protein was prevented from vacuuming up tens of thousands of fish from the Chesapeake Bay today when Greenpeace activists dispersed schools of menhaden before the company’s factory fishing boats were able to surround the fish...

Greenpeace Protest Against Factory Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay

Media release | July 22, 2005 at 18:00

Chesapeake Bay residents, fishermen, scientists, Greenpeace activists and other environmentalists held a peaceful flotilla today to show support for limiting the fishing of menhaden, a keystone species of prey fish in the Atlantic. A 20-foot-long...

Menhaden Decision Falls Short

Media release | August 16, 2005 at 18:00

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) voted today to limit the large-scale fishing of menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay. While the vote represents the first time that the ASMFC has regulated menhaden fishing, Greenpeace was...

Thank You for Taking Action to Save Menhaden!

Blog by Meena Hussain | November 2, 2011

Thank you all so much for taking action to save menhaden. The comment period just closed, and we have had a total of 27,776 action takers. That is A LOT of comments, and we couldn't have done it without you!     Meena...

Menhaden: A small fish that’s vital to the Atlantic ecosystem

Blog by Meena Hussain | October 25, 2011 2 comments

Last Tuesday, I took a beautiful drive out to Colonial Beach, VA. Sunset on the Chesapeake Bay was spectacular, something I'd never experienced before. Riding with me were our Oceans campaigner Phil Kline, our Frontline Operations...

What’s for dinner asks Mr Striped Bass – Menhaden?

Blog by Phil Kline | August 3, 2011 1 comment

It has been one year since I last wrote about Menhaden. However it has taken a year of multi pronged advocacy from the Menhaden Coalition to get to the point where the Atlantic States Marine Fish Commission (ASMFC) has finally...

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