Posts by Emma Page
New Zealand blocks deep sea protection for South Pacific
The South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) has given the green light to destroying up to 30% of vulnerable deep-water corals and sponges, following repeated lobbying from New Zealand against higher levels of protection.
Let’s make 2023 the year for ocean protection
This year holds unprecedented opportunities for ocean protection. These exciting and future-defining moments don’t come around often, so let’s make the most of them.
COP15 recognises Indigenous Peoples’ work, but won’t disarm the threat of mass extinction
Montreal, Canada, 19 December 2022 – At the final adoption of an agreement at COP15, Greenpeace welcomes the explicit recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, roles, territories, and knowledge as the…
Greenpeace confronts deep sea mining vessel
Greenpeace activists have peacefully confronted a deep sea mining ship off the coast of Manzanillo, México as it returned to port from the Pacific.
Greenpeace Urges Governments to Take Action to Stop the Launch of Deep Sea Mining
The number of governments opposing deep sea mining has multiplied in the past two weeks, with Pacific, Latin American and European states calling for a precautionary pause, moratorium or complete ban
Greenpeace Aotearoa seeks to hear from Pacific peoples on deep sea mining
As the movement against deep sea mining continues to grow, Greenpeace Aotearoa is asking people of the Pacific to share their views on the industry with a new online survey translated into nine Pacific languages
French President calls for a ban on deep sea mining at COP27
Greenpeace is today celebrating the announcement from French President Emmanuel Macron at COP27 that France supports an outright ban on deep sea mining, saying it shows just how quickly the tide is turning against the destructive industry
New Zealand’s support for deep sea mining moratorium a win for ocean protection
The environmental movement is celebrating the New Zealand Government’s decision to back a conditional global moratorium on deep sea mining as a win for the ocean and people power, saying…
Greenpeace slams shock decision to green-light deep sea mining
Deep sea mining could begin in the Pacific as early as this month after a shock decision from regulators to allow The Metals Company to start mining the seafloor.
UN Ocean Treaty talks falter, as the ocean crisis deepens
Greenpeace is calling on the New Zealand government to keep pushing for a Global Ocean Treaty as international negotiations falter at the last minute.