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Ten football pitches worth of ocean floor devastated every four seconds

Press release | 7 June, 2006 at 2:00

As the kick-off to the football world cup approaches, Greenpeace has revealed the shocking fact that every four seconds, marine life in an area of ocean floor the size of ten football fields is wiped out by high seas bottom trawlers. Tomorrow has...

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 17:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

Marine reserves for the Mediterranean Sea

Publication | 15 June, 2006 at 2:00

This Greenpeace report sets out the argument for the urgent establishment of a network of marine reserves across the Mediterranean Sea to safeguard its productivity, its marine life and its ecosystems for the many millions of people who rely on...

CITES: Last Chance for Bluefin Tuna

Publication | 12 March, 2010 at 1:00

Time is running out for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna as commercial mismanagement pushes the species to the brink of extinction.

Bond reduced, Rainbow Warrior free

Feature story | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Supporters in 14 cities around the world protested in front of Spanish embassies. Over 30,000 cyberactivists sent emails to the Spanish government asking for the ship's release. Even rock stars and politicians offered their help. The result: ...

Rock star, politicians, activists rally for RW

Feature story | 3 July, 2003 at 2:00

Rock star Chrissie Hynde (of The Pretenders fame) hoisted a fifteen metre banner over the stage and invited the audience in Valencia to meet her at the Rainbow Warrior. Representatives of the local socialist party joined her on board, presenting...

Chilean Government Support for Species Extinction

Press release | 31 October, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace intercepts pirate fishing vessel and demands its arrest

Press release | 20 September, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace today confronted another unregulated bottom trawler, the 'Kerguelen', and prevented her from setting her nets in the international section of the Barents Sea, known as the 'Loophole'.

High Seas Areas Closed to Bottom Trawling

Publication | 14 July, 2006 at 2:00

This map shows high seas areas which are currently closed to the highly destructive practice of bottom trawling, as well as Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) which have taken measures against bottom trawling.

The European Union Action Plan to Eradicate IUU Fishing – A Greenpeace Critique

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 2:00

The UN FAO International Plan of Action (IPOA) to Prevent, Deter andEliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing was approved by the Committee on Fisheries by consensus on 2 March 2001. In doing so, the Committee urged all Members...

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