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Daily news: Votes for cash tops whale meeting agenda; Australia will tax its top 500...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 11 July, 2011

© Greenpeace / Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Top news:  Japan’s practice of  buying small countries’ votes to back whaling under fire; Australia will tax its heaviest polluting companies in order to tackle climate change; new endangered...

Congo logging chaos leaves people and bonobos at the sharp end

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula | 26 May, 2015 3 comments

"Chaos" and "chaotic" are frequently – perhaps even overly – used words. One dictionary definition is a "total lack of organisation or order". That can be said certainly of the industrial logging sector in the Democratic Republic of...

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...

Taking Stock of Tuna

Publication | 10 December, 2009 at 10:29

Tuna is the world’s favourite fish. It can be found from high-end sushi restaurants in Tokyo to family shopping trolleys in North American supermarkets and the dinner plates of Pacific island communities. With the world’s appetite for tuna now...

Chimps' survival of little concern to agribusiness

Blog entry by Irene Wabiwa | 23 February, 2015 1 comment

The chimpanzee is one of mankind's closest relatives. However there are many of us who do not treat them with what could be called familial affection. Chimps and other primates in Africa face an increasing number of threats to their...

Defending Our Pacific 2009

Publication | 20 November, 2009 at 9:39

Key findings of the Greenpeace Esperanza “Defending Our Pacific” Expedition 23 August – 19 October 2009, documenting unsustainable and illegal fishing practices.

Endangered species pay the price of palm oil's expansion

Blog entry by Ntumwel Bonito Chia and Denis Kupsch | 3 October, 2014 4 comments

There have been a number of reports in recent months shedding light on the serious threat industrial agribusiness plantations can pose to the habitat of large mammals. Be this the gorilla, the chimpanzee, the forest elephant or...

Greenpeace calls on governments to support a ban on Bluefin Tuna Trade

Press release | 11 September, 2009 at 13:05

Greenpeace activists on board the Rainbow Warrior today demanded immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction by deploying buoys marked 'Crime Scene' around cages holding bluefin tuna being...

Greenpeace: CITES is last chance to save bluefin tuna from commercial extinction

Press release | 23 August, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement today by Germany that it supports Monaco’s proposal for international trade of bluefin tuna to be banned under the Convention for International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

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