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Topic | 14 April, 2010 at 2:00

Things you can do

Background | 26 March, 2014 at 15:11

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. They help create the air we breathe, drive our weather systems and are home to a staggering 80 per cent of all life on Earth. We now know that human activities are having a serious impact so...

Save the dugong - stop the airbase

Feature story | 1 March, 2005 at 0:00

"It is 8:30 am and I and 30 activists have been sitting on drilling platform #4 for an hour and a half. We can see workers from the Defense Construction Agency gathering on the beach of Camp Schwab, the US Marine Corp base at Henoko, Okinawa.

The trash vortex

Topic | 1 March, 2014 at 12:00

The trash vortex is an area the size of Texas in the North Pacific in which an estimated six kilos of plastic for every kilo of natural plankton, along with other slow degrading garbage, swirls slowly around like a clock, choked with dead fish,...

Greenpeace as part of Break Free From Plastic presents a new way of exposing plastic...

Press release | 5 October, 2017 at 19:29

Malta, 5 October 2017 – A four-by-four meter dragon spitting single-use plastic was installed in front of the 'Our Ocean 2017' conference to highlight the global crisis of plastic pollution. The Break Free From Plastic movement is demanding that...

Stories from Okinawa

Background | 7 January, 2016 at 14:00

The stories of six courageous people who are taking action to save the dugongs and protect Okinawa's rich ocean life for future generations.

Deep Sea Mining

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 11:30

Biologists estimate that somewhere between 500,000 and 5,000,000 marine species have yet to be discovered. But the rate of exploitation is massively outstripping the speed of exploration and some species could be wiped out before they even get a...

Greenpeace briefing for WCPFC 10

Publication | 6 November, 2013 at 15:30

The Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) is in urgent need of fishing capacity reduction and effective controls on fishing effort. Both aspects – capacity and effort limitations – need to work together and parties should recognise they are...

Fit for the future

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 15:13

We stand with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. We will be part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that...

Bottom Trawlers: caught red-handed

Feature story | 8 June, 2004 at 0:00

Looks like somebody was throwing us a red herring. Last week, Greenpeace activists targeted the Nelson, New Zealand headquarters of the Orange Roughy Management Company (ORMC) in a peaceful protest against destructive bottom trawling. Their Chief...

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