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Greenpeace Exposes Spain’s Ocean Destruction

Press release | 3 May, 2010 at 13:00

A Coruna, Spain, 3 May 2010 – Spain’s fleet is now plundering waters as far away as Antarctica and Africa using European taxpayers’ money, according to a new Greenpeace report published today. The day before fisheries ministers gather in one of...

EXPOSED! Pirates bankrolled by Spanish government

Feature story | 5 March, 2009 at 16:42

We've just presented evidence to the Fisheries Committee of the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) that the Spanish company Vidal Armadores S. A., despite being involved in pirate fishing, received over 3.5 million Euros in Spanish...

PROTECTED: Biggest chunk of ocean yet!

Feature story | 14 April, 2010 at 15:06

The UK has created the world’s largest marine reserve, covering some quarter of a million square miles of ocean around the Chagos Archipelago -- one of the most pristine and biologically diverse coral ecosystems on the planet. But as much as we'd...

Greenpeace Greets E.U. Fisheries Ministers with demands to stop Spain's overfishing...

Press release | 5 May, 2010 at 18:27

Vigo, Spain, 5 May 2010 - As EU Fisheries Ministers begin debating the Common Fisheries Policy1 (CFP) reform in Spain, Greenpeace flew airborne banners and displayed balloon-bound banners demanding “Spain: Stop Overfishing” and “EU: Save Our Seas...

Greenpeace Criteria for Sustainable Fisheries

Publication | 13 March, 2009 at 1:00

What does sustainable mean? Which criteria defines if a fishery is sustainable?

Ocean Expedition 2013

Publication | 17 October, 2013 at 13:20

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza was in the Indian Ocean for two months investigating fishing vessels operating illegally or using highly destructive and wasteful fishing techniques.

Microbeads: How did companies respond?

Blog entry by Taehyun Park | 23 August, 2016

Remember THIS video? Back in July, Greenpeace East Asia ranked 30 global companies to see how they measured in terms of their commitment to phasing out microbeads – the tiny terrors that are often found in shower gels and facial...

Greenpeace calls on Spanish supermarkets to stop being compliant with oceans destruction

Press release | 7 June, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling on retailers to face up to their responsibilities, as overfishing, contamination and climate change threaten the world’s oceans. Over 75% of the world’s fish stocks have been totally exploited, overexploited or depleted.

Greenpeace welcomes industry initiative to address tuna decline

Press release | 16 March, 2009 at 17:15

Genetically Engineered Fish - New Threats to the Environment

Publication | 5 January, 2005 at 1:00

This briefing examines the development of genetically engineered (GE) fish, which could soon be produced on a commercial scale.

Greenpeace calls on Portuguese supermarkets to act on oceans destruction

Press release | 19 May, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace detailed the progress of its seafood markets campaign in Portugal with the launch of the Second Retailers Ranking. Modelo and Continente (from the Sonae Group) climbed from last to second position. Pingo Doce and Feira Nova (from...

Benefits of Diversity in Rice Farming

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Sustainable agriculture that embraces diversity over monoculture, as demonstrated by traditional forms of Chinese rice farming, has multiple benefits including greater yields, pest and weed control, disease resistance, increased nitrogen...

España: The Destructive Practices of Spain’s Fishing Armada

Publication | 3 May, 2010 at 20:16

Spain is Europe’s largest fishing nation, whose fleet represents nearly one-fourth of the European Union’s total fishing capacity and receives the most subsidies in the European Union. Some of its vessels catch more than entire nation’s fishing...

It’s time for fewer tuna fishing boats, not empty promises

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 12 June, 2012 1 comment

There is consensus. Too many big tuna fishing boats are chasing declining tuna populations. Environmentalists know this; the tuna industry knows it and governments, scientists and fishermen know that if we want fish tomorrow, we need...

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...

Japanese food retailer promises radiation-free food

Blog entry by Wakao Hanaoka | 9 November, 2011 11 comments

In the months since the beginning of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japanese consumers have rightly been worried about the radiation levels of food they are buying and eating. Now, following months of discussion, Greenpeace seafood...

Tuna trading CLOSED!

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 25 April, 2008

“Ladies and Gentlemen your attention please: the Dong Won, Mitsubishi, Moon Marine, Azzopardi and Ricardo Fuentes stalls are now closed.” And they were. It felt great knowing that the ever so slightly familiar voices coming airport...

Anti-nuclear demonstration in Berlin on Saturday September 5th

Blog entry by Aslihan | 4 September, 2009

This Saturday Berlin will see what is expected to be Germany’s largest anti-nuclear demonstration . Thousands of campaigners, activists and protesters will arrive in the city to highlight the issue ahead of Germany’s national...

Closed Doors at Paris Bluefin Tuna Summit

Blog entry by Oliver Knowles | 26 November, 2010 1 comment

I’ve been in Paris for just under two weeks attending the 17 th annual ICCAT meeting – a gathering of the fisheries managers who decide fishing quotas on bluefin tuna and other species in the year ahead. Every day, I walk the short...

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...

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