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Best opportunity for the creation of world’s largest marine reserves

Blog entry by Richard Page | 11 July, 2013

Once again I am attending a meeting of the strangely named CCAMLR (the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources), the organisation responsible for looking after the icy waters that surround Antarctica. ...

Something worth dancing about

Blog entry by Mike Baillie, Greenpeace Africa | 23 August, 2012 4 comments

A heart-warming David and Goliath-type story from our oceans campaign in West Africa (with a happy ending). The local fishing community in Thiaroye, Dakar, now really has a reason to dance. Since the new Senegalese government took...

Protecting oceans: It's not rocket science

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | 15 February, 2012 6 comments

It’s not rocket science -  closing areas of land and water to humans allows nature to recover and restore its fragile balance. The idea has been successfully tried and tested many times on land but it has taken years of destruction...

We need fewer boats, more fish to save our oceans

Blog entry by Mark Dia, Greenpeace Southeast Asia | 25 May, 2012 2 comments

I’m here in Bangkok at a gathering of hundreds of tuna business officials , policy-makers and even a few environmental advocates like myself. It’s been a long week of discussion about the future of the industry, including a lot about...

Working to keep pirates and overfishing out of my backyard

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 23 March, 2012 4 comments

Tuna is the lifeline for many Pacific island communities - a source of income, jobs and food. That’s why, as a Pacific islander and someone who has been working on oceans conservation for over a decade, I am still very angry at the...

What I talk about when I talk about F***ing

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid, Greenpeace India | 14 February, 2012 3 comments

I am on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, en route to Port Blair right now. It has been fantastic to sail from Singapore to India (took us 5 days) and calming to have just the never ending ocean stretched out before you every time you...

A lot at stake for the High Seas at Rio Earth Summit

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli, Greenpeace International | 9 May, 2012

For most of us the word “Rio” brings to mind images of colorful carnivals and the golden beaches of the Copacabana. I wish this was true for me. For the past months, “Rio” has been short for the “ Rio+20 Earth Summit ”. The long...

Hope for Pacific oceans, Pacific people, Pacific lives

Blog entry by Duncan Williams, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 18 October, 2011 8 comments

© Paul Hilton/Greenpeace As a Pacific Islander onboard the Greenpeace vessel Esperanza (Spanish for Hope), I cannot help but feel that there is hope despite the plight facing our magnificent Pacific Ocean. This vast oceanscape...

Talking tuna

Blog entry by LisaV | 29 January, 2011 1 comment

Karli Thomas, oceans campaigner with Greenpeace since 2005, discusses the worldwide decline of tuna and other fish stocks on Radio New Zealand . Click below to listen.   Take Action: Write to Princes ,...

Exciting times in Taiwan - defending the Pacific

Blog entry by Ronetava Ronaivakulu | 25 January, 2011 7 comments

Bula again, this is Ron, a Pacific activist onboard the Greenpeace flagship, The Rainbow Warrior. We are currently moored in Kaohsiung City in Taiwan. The last few days have been really hectic but full of excitement and such an...

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