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Ocean Sanctuaries

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 12:00

Scientists say it works, fishermen say it works, even governments say it works, so let’s get together to make it happen.

Roadmap to Recovery

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 12:30

The Greenpeace plan to save our oceans is laid out in our report "Roadmap to Recovery, a Global Network of Marine Reserves." In it we outline in detail the rationale for setting aside 40 percent of our world's oceans as protected areas.

Roadmap to Recovery

Publication | 21 March, 2006 at 1:00

In this report we present a design for a global network of high seas marine reserves. Marine reserves are highly protected areas that are off limits to all extractive and destructive uses, including fishing. They are the most powerful tool...

Arctic Sanctuary

Publication | 19 June, 2014 at 17:30

Arctic coastal states are keen to lay claim on the valuable resources found beyond their national boundaries, and they have all submitted applications to extend their polar seabeds. Governments and industry see the opening of the Arctic as yet...

3 big reasons why we need ocean sanctuaries now

Blog entry by Magnus Eckeskog | 30 August, 2016 2 comments

Last Friday, US President Obama announced the creation of the  world’s largest ocean sanctuary , and today governments from all over the world are meeting at the United Nations in New York to develop a new treaty to save our oceans.

A big deal for our ocean

Blog entry by Magnus Eckeskog | 28 March, 2016 6 comments

Today governments from all over the world will meet at the United Nations in New York to develop a new treaty to save our oceans. We will be there to ensure clear rules for the creation of sanctuaries that will give our oceans the...

I'm a vaquita and I'm in danger

Blog entry by Vaquita 97 | 28 November, 2014 7 comments

To you who reads me: My name is Vaquita 97. Few people know me, few have heard of me and fewer people have seen me. In order for you to imagine me, I’ll say I look like a dolphin but smaller, I’m a marine porpoise. Some say I...

Japanese Officials and Media Urged to Save our Oceans by Vulnerable Dugong and Fish...

Blog entry by Daisuke Miyachi | 21 October, 2010 1 comment

A fish and dugong greet Japanese delegates as they cross a bridge on the route to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan. The summit venue is in the background. Hello! I am Daisuke from Greenpeace Japan. In this...

Roadmap to recovery: a global network of marine reserves

Publication | 21 March, 2006 at 1:00

In this report we present a design for a global network of high seas marine reserves. Marine reserves are highly protected areas that are off limits to all extractive and destructive uses, including fishing. They are the most powerful tool...

Destruction at all co[a]sts

Publication | 4 July, 2006 at 2:00

The coastline has no one to protect itAs every year, Greenpeace is again publishing its diagnosticabout the situation of the coastline. One more year wetravelled along the 8,000 kilometres of the Spanish coastpoint by point; we compiled and...

Map of proposed global network of marine reserves

Publication | 21 March, 2006 at 1:00

A map of our proposed global network of marine reserves.

Defending the last ocean

Publication | 5 August, 2010 at 12:09

This is the story of how our fishermen, having taken so many fish from the seas closer to home, are now venturing to the ends of the Earth in order to maintain our insatiable appetite for seafood. This is also the story of how a group of...

Emma Thompson speaking truth to power at the UN

Blog entry by Sofia Tsenikli | 14 September, 2016

Words are powerful, especially when they speak the truth and come straight from the heart. That’s why Oscar-winning actor and writer Emma Thompson’s plea to UN delegates to do what is right for the oceans moved so many of us. She...

UN talks put wind in the sails of ocean protection efforts

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | 14 April, 2016

The world has started to develop a new treaty to protect ocean life. And the progress is encouraging! A new ocean treaty in the works right now may help protect two thirds of the world’s oceans and set up rules to create and...

Greenpeace finds illegal fishing vessels, urges UK to enforce Chagos marine reserve

Press release | 24 October, 2012 at 18:56

Indian Ocean, October 24, 2012 – Greenpeace found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve on Wednesday and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing.

Greenpeace takes action to stop Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Fishing:

Press release | 4 June, 2010 at 18:01

Mediterranean Sea - Greenpeace activists took direct action this afternoon to stop bluefin tuna fishing in the Mediterranean. Activists from the Greenpeace ships Rainbow Warrior and the Arctic Sunrise launched high speed inflatable boats in an...

Changing Tuna

Publication | 21 March, 2012 at 17:01

The global tuna industry is undergoing a period of rapid transformation.

Deep Seabed Mining

Publication | 8 July, 2013 at 1:30

The deep sea is a place of myth and mystery, filled with weird and wonderful life forms, and vital to the survival of our planet. But now, this mostly unknown world is facing large-scale industrial exploitation – as mining of the deep seabed for...

Activist injured during attempt to save bluefin tuna

Feature story | 4 June, 2010 at 19:41

As bluefin tuna fishing began in the Mediterranean today, just south of Malta - we set out to rescue endangered fish trapped inside a massive purse seine net. But our boats and activists were met with violence as several fishing vessels closed in...

Can Japan save the world’s most valuable fish?

Feature story | 21 July, 2010 at 15:49

TOKYO: Japan is celebrating “Marine Season” (“Umi-No-Shun-Kan”) this week and it’s also the International Year of Biodiversity. What better way to mark the occasion here than to launch a campaign to protect the most threatened fish species?

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