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Governments fail to protect bluefin tuna at CITES

Press release | 18 March, 2010 at 1:00

Greenpeace condemns the failure of governments meeting for at the CITES (Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species), to agree any measures to protect endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna.

Something Fishy About Norwegian Whale Export

Press release | 16 July, 2002 at 2:00

The export from Norway to Iceland of 8 tonnes of whale meat is a cynical but clumsy attempt to force the rest of the world to restart the international trade in whale products.

Governments fail to protect endangered species at CITES - Greenpeace

Press release | 25 March, 2010 at 1:00

As the 15th meeting of the conference of parties to the Convention in Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) closes today, Greenpeace condemned governments for putting short-term economic interests ahead of the long-term survival of endangered species.

Iceland to export fin whales

Feature story | 10 November, 2006 at 1:00

An Icelandic whaling company has said it will ignore an international ban on the trade of endangered species, and export its catch to Japan. But it remains unclear if in Japan the demand even exists. The meat will first need to be tested for...

Now sharks fail to gain protection at CITES

Press release | 24 March, 2010 at 12:05

Responding to the failure of governments at CITES to list several species of sharks on Appendix II of CITES, Greenpeace International Oceans Campaigner Oliver Knowles said: “Yet again governments have failed to protect species that are massively...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper's illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | 29 February, 2012 at 17:39

Jakarta, March 1, 2012 -- A year long Greenpeace investigation into the world's third largest pulp and paper producer, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), has found that the company is systematically violating Indonesia's laws protecting ramin, an...

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | 25 November, 2008 at 16:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

International law broken to pursue whaling

Feature story | 29 March, 2008 at 9:58

The international convention that helped save the elephant and rhino from extinction at the hands of poachers is now being ignored by the Japanese Fisheries Agency to continue whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

CITES: Brazil and Lula must save mahogany

Feature story | 6 November, 2002 at 1:00

"Brazil and Lula: Save Mahogany". This is Greenpeace activists' message today for Brazil's new president Luiz Inacio da Silva, affectionately known by the public as "Lula". Without decisive support at the UN meeting now underway, the illegal...

Disaster for bluefin tuna at CITES meeting

Feature story | 19 March, 2010 at 15:51

Governments have completely failed to pull bluefin tuna backfrom the brink of 'commercial extinction': it would have been so easy, listen to the scientists, witness the failure of the exiting management group, and agree to protection under CITES...

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