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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...

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...

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...

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...

Time is Tck Tck Tcking

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 8 June, 2009

Photo credit: Robert van Waarden / Spectral Q If there's one thing you can be sure of its that we're not going to lie down in the face of climate change. Well, unless we're going to lie down in the shape of a giant message, in the...

Second Polar Bear looks for home in Poznan

Blog entry by Jess | 8 December, 2008

Last week, I told you about the homeless polar bear that made its way to Poznan with a plea for change. This weekend, a second polar bear showed up at the UN negotiations. This polar bear is here just in time for the arrival of most...

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...

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