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Return to sender

Blog entry by Sarah King | 31 October, 2011 2 comments

Return to sender: Clover Leaf’s canned oceans destruction doesn’t belong on Canadian supermarket shelves As part of our campaign to defend our oceans , Greenpeace paid a visit to Canadian tuna giant Clover Leaf Seafoods’...

From Taiwan to tinned tuna: The many steps to saving our oceans

Blog entry by Steve Smith | 25 January, 2011 2 comments

When you hear about Greenpeace taking action against shady fishing vessels, you may not think that fishing in Taiwan really impacts you. Well, it’s not true. Our planet is covered in ocean- 70% of the Earth is covered in water.

Princes responds to your emails but not your demands for sustainable tuna

Blog entry by Joss Garman | 21 January, 2011 11 comments

Princes is sending out an automated response to anyone emailing the company asking them to stop using fishing methods that kill sharks, turtles, dolphins and other fish in order to fill their cans with tuna. I've taken the letter...

USA: Step Up at Tuna Summit in Honolulu!

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 7 December, 2010 2 comments

Greenpeace activists hang a banner from Honolulu's iconic Aloha Tower the day before the Pacific Tuna Summit began, urging the Tuna Commission to save tuna. For the Pacific region and its people, no fish means no future. I am in...

A Spanish View on ICCAT: the Bluefin Tuna Summit

Blog entry by Celia Ojeda Martinez | 19 November, 2010

Celia Ojeda Martinez onboard the Arctic Sunrise during the 2010 Defending the Mediterranean expedition When I started working for Greenpeace Spain a few years ago, I knew that the bluefin tuna was an important and iconic fish...

UN Biodiversity Summit Update: The Nail That Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down

Blog entry by Frode Pleym | 27 October, 2010 3 comments

Frode Pleym (right) is part of the Greenpeace delegation at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan. I will be the first one to admit that my home country Norway is not perfect. Still, it is a relatively...

Rescuing our oceans in the International Year of Biodiversity

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 15 October, 2010 1 comment

Explore our new interactive map - with videos and slideshows explaining why our oceans need Marine Reserves now. 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity . It is also the year when international agreements and meetings...

With ICCAT in the driving seat – what hope is there for bluefin?

Blog entry by LisaV | 1 June, 2010

The latest from Willie Mackenzie - UK oceans campaigner in the Med. There’s an analogy I sometimes use to explain the problem of overfishing. Imagine you are in a car hurtling at full speed down a hillside towards a cliff.

It smells so fishy

Blog entry by LisaV | 25 May, 2010 1 comment

UK oceans campaigner Willie MacKenzie - tells us why we need to be picky when it comes to buying tuna. There’s a well-known model of how dodgy big business deals with campaigns against them. To summarise, it goes a bit like this:...

Bluefin’s Mediterranean holiday romance - Will it last?

Blog entry by LisaV | 20 May, 2010 2 comments

From Willie MacKenzie, Greenpeace UK oceans campaigner. Imagine you are an Atlantic bluefin tuna. You’ve been out at sea most of the year, in cooler waters, feeding away, and you know generally getting on with being a big ol’...

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