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Personal care products may still be polluting oceans despite promises by companies...

Press release | 20 July, 2016 at 2:00

Seoul, 20 July 2016 – A ranking of the world’s 30 largest personal care companies (1), published today by Greenpeace East Asia, shows that big brands are failing to remove microplastics from their products. The ranking shows that voluntary...

The UN just took a major step forward for marine protection

Blog entry by Veronica Frank | 27 July, 2017 2 comments

I’ve just returned from a meeting of governments at the United Nations in New York, and come bearing even more exciting things than Duty Free gifts. The UN just took another step closer to a new Treaty protecting marine life on...

Marine life soaking up radiation along Fukushima coast

Blog entry by Greg McNevin | 26 May, 2011 33 comments

Two week’s ago we released preliminary results from our marine radiation monitoring work off the coast of Japan, near the melted-down and leaking Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. These results showed worrying levels of...

Crisis in Chiloé, Chile as thousands of marine life wash ashore

Blog entry by Maïa Booker | 12 May, 2016 5 comments

Chiloé Island in Chile is currently facing a crisis and one of the stranger environmental disasters Chile has seen in the past few years. In the last month alone, thousands of marine animals including birds, crabs and seals have washed...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | 21 May, 2008 at 0:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

Conservation Groups Call for Moratorium to Protect Seamounts from Deep Seabed Trawling

Press release | 1 December, 2003 at 0:00

At the opening of a major international conference today on deep sea fisheries, major conservation organizations including IUCN-The World Conservation Organization, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the World Wide Fund for Nature...

Time and tuna are running out

Background | 5 November, 2008 at 18:06

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for managing one of the most important fisheries in the Mediterranean, bluefin tuna. Yet the bluefin tuna fishery has been driven to the brink of collapse...

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

Press release | 11 September, 2009 at 11:05

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...

Pirates of the Mediterranean

E-card | 20 April, 2010 at 12:01

The bluefin tuna fishery in the Mediterranean is on the verge of collapse. These three ministers were supposed to safeguard its future. Instead, they've let the fishing industry plunder an irreplaceable treasure. If they don't close the...

Transparent squid

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

As juveniles, transparent squid live in the upper ocean. However, as adults they live in much deeper water. Sperm whales and other marine mammals dive down to feed upon these and other oceanic squid - in fact, deep-living squid are the sperm...

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