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A third of cod from the Baltic Sea stolen by pirates

Feature story | 6 September, 2006 at 0:00

As our ship the Esperanza heads to the Pacific to tackle pirates and overfishing, the Arctic Sunrise heads north to battle another case of piracy. Our new report reveals that 30 percent of the cod caught in the Baltic Sea is stolen, bound for...

Fishy cod reefer: activists demand inspection

Feature story | 21 August, 2006 at 0:00

As the Esperanza tackles pollution in the Philippines, our ship the Arctic Sunrise continues our expedition's battle against pirates. Activists demanded inspection of Russian-flagged reefer 'Mumrinskiy' in the Netherlands, suspected of carrying...

Marine Reserves for the North and Baltic Seas

Publication | 4 September, 2006 at 16:38

The North and Baltic Seas are in crisis.Pollution from land-based sources, excessive nutrients from agricultural runoff,airborn inputs originating from a variety of sources such as traffic, fish-farming, oil and gas exploration, sand and gravel...

Making Marine Reserves Happen in Europe

Publication | 4 September, 2006 at 16:34

Europe is surrounded by four seas (the Baltic, Black, Mediterranean and North Seas) and two oceans (the Atlantic and Arctic) and twenty of the twenty-five Member States of the European Union (EU) are coastal states. These oceans and seas are...

Boulders against bottom trawling

Feature story | 12 August, 2008 at 0:00

The fishing industry seems determined to catch every last fish in the North Sea. The governments of the region and the EU have done little to stop them, but they may soon hit a few snags: a team from Greenpeace Germany and Greenpeace...

The cod fishery in the Baltic Sea: unsustainable and illegal

Publication | 6 September, 2006 at 0:00

The United Nations (UN) states that the main factors determining biodiversity loss in our oceans are overfishing and climate change. Cod is a case in point. Once so dense that fish could literally be scooped out of the sea, the majority of the...

Rescuing the North and Baltic Seas: Marine Reserves - a key tool

Publication | 1 July, 2004 at 0:00

This report describes the multiple threats now jeopardising the marine life and ecology of the North Sea and Baltic Sea. It proposes an approach to countering these threats involving the establishment of networks of large-scale marine reserves...

Headed and Gutted: illegal cod fishing in the Barents Sea

Publication | 20 August, 2006 at 18:41

An increasing amount of cod from the Barents Sea has been delivered directly to EU harbors over the last few years. It now appears that a significant proportion of this fish may be the result of illegal and unregistered over-fishing, and involve...

A north sea electricity grid [R]evolution

Publication | 6 May, 2009 at 10:54

Electricity output of interconnected offshore wind power.A vision of offshore wind power integration.

Dirty shipping interests move to scupper IMO plans to protect marine environment

Press release | 29 March, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today called upon member states of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to stand firm and resist a move by the Russian Federation, Panama and Liberia intended to block a proposal to protect vulnerable habitats in the Baltic...

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