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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...

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...

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | 6 May, 2013 at 13:00

SECOND EDITION - Updated May 2013 Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and...

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 17:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

Changing Tuna

Publication | 21 March, 2012 at 17:01

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

Rescuing-the-Pacific

Publication | 14 November, 2011 at 12:58

Delivering the Pacific Commons 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...

Atlantic bluefin tuna crisis

Publication | 28 May, 2010 at 17:17

The bluefin crisis is the result of decades of destructive over-fishing by purse seine and longline fishing operations. These fishing methods, which take too many fish too fast, have left the Atlantic bluefin unable to recover, forcing...

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...

Polar Oceans in Peril
...and a planet at risk

Publication | 6 July, 2009 at 17:08

The Arctic and the Antarctic are under assault - from the impacts of rapidly accelerating climate change; from increased industrialisation; and from the unchecked consumption of our planet's resources.

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