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Suggested Draft High Seas Implementing Agreement for the Conservation and Management...

Publication | 21 April, 2008 at 2:00

The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is now 25 years old. The time has come to consider the establishment of a new implementing agreement under UNCLOS. Such an implementing agreement would be comprehensive and legally binding, and...

Greenpeace statement to UNICPOLOS

Publication | 15 June, 2006 at 2:00

Ecosystem Approaches and Oceans: Greenpeace statement to the United Nations Informal Consultative Process on the Law of the Sea, June 15 2005, United Nations, New York. Delivered by Karen Sack, International Political Advisor, Greenpeace...

Where is the hope?

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 30 November, 2016 2 comments

I’m not sure we can win with logic.  How do we reverse species loss, climate change, toxins, general overshoot of Earth’s generous habitats? We have the science, but humanity at the large scale does not appear to have the political...

Greenpeace meets UN chief

Feature story | 20 September, 2007 at 2:00

Ban Ki-Moon knows a thing or two about climate change and, as head of the UN, the world’s top diplomat knows a thing or two about politics. When our own executive director, Dr. Gerd Leipold, got in the lift at the UN bound for the 38th floor, he...

Population and Ecology

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 6 May, 2013 26 comments

World  governments, the public, and the UN now recognize that the human population number matters in achieving ecological sustainability for human communities. For forty years, since the first United Nations environment meeting in...

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 21 October, 2016 1 comment

This summer, the United Nations International Resource Panel (IRP), published 'Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity', a report that admits what ecologists have been saying for decades: resources are limited, human...

The GA First Committee

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:08

The problems of the world are too numerous to be discussed by the whole General Assembly of the United Nations. Therefore, the global agenda is divided into to six groups or clusters, which are discussed in six Main Committees. The First...

GUILTY! Japan's justice system "breached human rights of Greenpeace anti-whaling...

Feature story | 8 February, 2010 at 1:00

When two of our activists were detained after exposing major corruption in the Japanese whaling industry -- we knew the Japanese authorities breached internationally guaranteed human rights. Now, as these two activists prepare to take the stand...

US unilateralism no laughing matter

Feature story | 26 March, 2003 at 1:00

"Frustrated with the United Nations' consistent, blatant regard for the will of its 188 member nations, the US announced Monday the formation of its own international governing body, the USUN." Some would merely laugh off this satirical story in...

A just and fair economy

Publication | 1 November, 2011 at 12:35

At Rio de Janeiro in 2012 governments must change the dangerous course we’re on. Sustainable Development Goals should be launched to form the basis of development within planetary boundaries.

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