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Save the Pacific tuna

Action | 12 March, 2012 at 13:15

If we want healthy oceans and ample tuna for the future, we need marine reserves and changes in the way we fish TODAY.

Changing Tuna

Publication | 21 March, 2012 at 17:01

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

It’s no holiday for tuna scientists in the Pacific

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | 21 March, 2012

Every year, Pacific Ocean fisheries experts gather to review all of the current scientific data and make recommendations to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) on what us scientists call “conservation and...

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...

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...

Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | 10 May, 2012 2 comments

Last week, the Senegalese government cancelled all fishing permits for foreign “ pelagic trawlers ,” large fishing vessels that drag nets below the surface of the ocean. This should remind leaders that with political will and...

Protecting Antarctica, the heart of the ocean

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | 21 May, 2012

For many people the Antarctic is little more than a far-away frozen region, literally at the edge of the world; with sterile glaciers, icebergs and colonies of not-so ‘Happy Feet’ penguins, buffeted for much of their lives in the...

Why an oceans rescue plan must be agreed at Rio

Blog entry by Richard Page | 24 May, 2012

It’s only a few weeks until the Rio+20 Earth Summit and although the countdown has started, the world’s politicians still don’t understand that our long-term future is at stake. Our future depends on protecting the global...

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...

US on Rio Earth Summit oceans rescue plan: “no we won’t!”

Blog entry by Nathalie Rey | 15 June, 2012

Day two of the negotiating sessions for this once in a decade meeting on sustainable development, and we seem to be drifting even further away from in the future we want here at Rio+20 . Progress to agree final outcomes continues to...

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