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When purse-seining goes bad

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 18 May, 2010 5 comments

Greenpeace UK oceans campaigner Willie Mackenzie tells us what's wrong with the way most tuna are caught. Greenpeace is not against purse-seining. That may surprise some people. Sure it’s a big industrial-looking fishing operation...

EU: Stop Spain's overfishing!

Blog entry by LisaV | 4 May, 2010 2 comments

We are destroying our oceans: around 75-80 percent of the world’s fish stocks are already at dangerously low levels. And without urgent action, we may experience a future without fish. The EU, which has the third largest fishing ...

Protecting the wild south: Antarctica

Blog entry by Richard Page | 31 October, 2011 6 comments

Oceans campaigner Richard Page is currently attending the annual meeting of CCAMLR Commission, where discussions are underway for a representative network of marine protected areas across the Southern Ocean by 2012. Although it’s...

Daily news: Greenpeace acts to protect North Sea reef; Oil and fraud and bears, oh my!

Blog entry by MaeveS | 3 August, 2011

© Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace Top news: Greenpeace places protective boulders near Sylt Outer Reef; Anti-environmental riders stuck to US spending bill; US Dept. of Interior forgets to collect oil royalties; Texas reservoir turns...

Stories from the Rainbow Warrior: Karli on the tuna blockade

Blog entry by Dave W. | 25 November, 2010 4 comments

Let’s be clear, environmental campaigning is usually hard graft, with long hours and many frustrations. It can involve long hours sitting in a boat somewhere cold, or hot, just waiting for something to happen. It might mean attending...

Where have all the tuna gone?

Blog entry by LisaV | 26 May, 2010 2 comments

The latest from oceans campaigner Willie MacKenzie in the Mediterranean.  We’re out here in the middle of the Mediterranean. But at the moment, the bluefin don’t seem to be here.  The fishing boats are here. The tugs and support...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: Latin American Nations Focus on Oceans

Blog entry by Samuel Leiva | 28 October, 2010 2 comments

For the past 2 weeks here in Nagoya at the CBD, I've been participating in the negotiations about the future health of our oceans, officially called Marine and Coastal Biodiversity. The politicians here have been focusing on...

Nuclear energy news for September 24 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 24 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Earth Times: Senate panel approves nuclear deal with India ‘US Senate committee on Tuesday approved the White House's plan for selling nuclear technology and...

Nuclear energy news for August 29 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 29 August, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Economist: There should be no exemption for India from the world’s nuclear rules ‘IN A dangerous and unstable world, isn’t cementing friendship with an...

Why marine reserves matter

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 19 October, 2006

Around twenty years ago off the coast of Inish Mor a basking shark rose up out of the water and terrified an eight year old boy who had been taken fishing by his father. The vast shark with it's enormous mouth was almost the size of...

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