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Defending our Oceans

Hub | July 30, 2010 at 16:49

Defending our Oceans: Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.

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Tuna in trouble

Hub | September 2, 2010 at 16:38

Red Fish List

Hub | October 14, 2008 at 8:12

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Hub | March 31, 2005 at 20:19

The Fin Brothers Episodes

Multimedia hub | August 1, 2011 at 11:00

The Fin Brothers, Clark and Bruce, have teamed up once again to fight ocean crime. Follow their progress, brought to you in weekly episodes, as they take on the bad guys and bring them to justice. Episode 1 introduces our two marine heros.

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Pole and Line - A Fisherman's Story

Hub | December 12, 2012 at 4:30

Fishing is a way of life in the Maldives. It is the lifeblood of village life and using a traditional pole and line method, tuna is caught sustainably, one-by-one, ensuring fish for future generations.

100 Shark Fins in Wellington Waterfront on Black Friday

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 7:34

Wellington, 13 September 2013 – One hundred shark fins have appeared in a lagoon on the capital city's waterfront, close to Te Papa, on Black Friday.

Transforming Tuna Fisheries in Pacific Island Countries

Publication | July 22, 2013 at 10:30

Longline fisheries are out of line – Greenpeace

Press release | November 21, 2013 at 12:17

Auckland – The world's longline tuna fisheries are out of control, and distant water fishing powers and Pacific island countries need to increase their management and oversight, Greenpeace warns in a new report launched today.

Greenpeace urges Cairns tuna summit to end overfishing and control fleets

Press release | December 2, 2013 at 8:38

Suva - Greenpeace activists yesterday deployed a floating banner at a harbour in the Pacific, reading: “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!”

Backgrounder on Deepsea Oil High Court Case

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 10:26

The government’s decision to allow Texan oil company Anadarko to drill in New Zealand waters is scheduled to face a judicial review in the High Court on Monday 9 December at 10am.

A great day for whales no April Fool's joke

Press release | April 1, 2014 at 9:02

Auckland, 1 April 2014 – In response to the International Court of Justice ruling today that the Japanese whaling programme is not scientific [1] Karli Thomas, Greenpeace New Zealand Oceans Campaigner said:

New Zealand Orange Roughy

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 18:14

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing. The species is long-lived, slow growing and late maturing, making it extremely vulnerable to overfishing. In New Zealand, where most of the catches are now taken, the orange roughy...

Fishing boat branded ‘illegal’ as Greenpeace demands Korea stop unlawful catch.

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 10:29

Busan, South Korea, 7 Oct 2014 – Protesting the arrival of the Korean flagged fishing vessel Insung 3 in Busan today, Greenpeace accused the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant...

Greenpeace calls on WCPFC to ban FADs and high seas fishing

Press release | December 1, 2014 at 11:52

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect the economic and environmental sustainability of key Pacific tuna stocks as major tuna interests meet in Apia for the 11th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

Pacific Tuna Management a Void

Press release | December 5, 2014 at 19:20

Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to fill the void created by the Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)’s failure to manage Pacific tuna fisheries. “In the absence of any real action at this week’s WCPFC talkfest, the...

Greenpeace ship busts illegal tuna fishing operation on the Pacific high seas

Press release | September 10, 2015 at 16:00

The Rainbow Warrior is at the scene of a serious pirate fishing operation taking place on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean.

Taiwan Government rewards illegal shark fin operation with license to fish in Pacific

Press release | September 11, 2015 at 15:57

Taipei, 11 September 2015 – The Government of Taiwan has acquired a retrospective fishing license for a boat Greenpeace busted illegally fishing in the Pacific Ocean with hundreds of shark fins on board.

Taiwan’s fisheries plagued by human rights abuses and shark finning - Greenpeace...

Press release | April 14, 2016 at 15:35

A year-long Greenpeace East Asia investigation into Taiwan’s distant water tuna fisheries has exposed Illegal shark finning, labour and human rights abuses, as well as Taiwan’s failure to adequately address issues such as murder and drug...

Greenpeace Ship Targets Thai Union’s Destructive Fishing in Indian Ocean

Press release | April 20, 2016 at 12:52

Over the coming weeks, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza will remove destructive fishing gear including fish aggregating devices (FADs) belonging to Thai Union’s suppliers in the Indian Ocean. FADs attract tuna, along with a host of marine life...

Greenpeace demands investigation into Maui's dolphin death ‘cover-up’

Press release | May 13, 2016 at 11:04

Greenpeace is today calling for an immediate independent investigation into the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), following extremely serious allegations that the government department covered up the death of a Māui dolphin.

Overfishing denier fails to disclose millions in seafood industry cash for research

Press release | May 14, 2016 at 9:58

Documents obtained by Greenpeace USA through two Public Records Act requests reveal that University of Washington fisheries biologist Ray Hilborn has received at least $3.56 million from 69 fishing, seafood and other industry groups. Hilborn, an...

Explosive fisheries research paper reveals more than twice as much fish taken as reported

Press release | May 16, 2016 at 9:25

Greenpeace is calling for an independent investigation of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in light of an explosive academic report released today, which finds that the quantity of fish caught in New Zealand is more than twice what is...

Greenpeace shuts down Whiskas’ factory, after slavery connection confirmed

Press release | May 19, 2016 at 9:07

Whanganui, 16 May 2016 – Greenpeace New Zealand activists have shut down the the heart of cat food giant Whiskas’ Australasian operations, after Mars confirmed to the organisation that it sources tuna from Thai Union, a seafood company that has...

Greenpeace blockade ends as Mars heads into industry round table

Press release | May 19, 2016 at 19:00

Greenpeace New Zealand Whiskas action ends as Mars heads into an industry round table in the UK on Thai Union’s troubled tuna supply.

Made in Taiwan

Publication | April 14, 2016 at 15:04

Illegality and criminal wrongdoing in Taiwanese fisheries are increasingly well documented. Yet too often these very serious problems are reported and dealt with by Taiwanese authorities as if they were isolated incidents - the responsibility of...

Activists at sea paint lights out on Thai Union’s destructive seafood supply chain

Press release | May 26, 2016 at 7:40

Indian Ocean, 25 May 2016 – Activists on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza chased a controversial vessel at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain from its moorings today, in the latest in a series of global protests against the tuna giant’s...

Fisheries companies win contract to monitor themselves

Press release | May 29, 2016 at 12:21

Auckland, 29 May 2016 - Greenpeace today revealed that the seafood company Sanford, and several other large New Zealand fishing companies, own the entity to which MPI recently awarded a contract to install cameras and to electronically monitor...

Minister confirms Greenpeace allegations of fishing industry policing itself

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 12:52

Auckland, 30 May 2016 - Minister for MPI, Nathan Guy, has confirmed this morning that the fishing industry is indeed responsible for reviewing video surveillance from its own trawlers and reporting suspicious behaviour to the regulator, MPI.

IWC paper reveals Government and fishing industry cover up dolphin deaths

Press release | July 11, 2016 at 9:39

The New Zealand Government must act to protect our dolphins after a new scientific report to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) says that twenty times more New Zealand dolphins are killed by the NZ fishing industry than the public is...

Heron report shows MPI caught by fishing industry - hook line and sinker

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 16:05

The Heron report provides further evidence that the fisheries section of the Ministry of Primary Industry has been captured by the very industry it was supposed to be regulating.

Leading Environmental NGOs: Labour Party needs to support not undermine the Kermadec...

Press release | September 20, 2016 at 14:15

Labour should be working to support New Zealand’s commitment to create one of the world's biggest marine sanctuaries and protect sea-life for generations to come, said representatives of leading environmental groups today.

Government urged to better protect Māui dolphin in wake of new population estimate

Press release | October 20, 2016 at 14:44

Greenpeace is calling on further protection for Māui dolphin after the latest population estimate shows the number of the critically endangered dolphin has potentially risen.

Greenpeace teams up with scientists to search for Māui dolphin

Press release | November 2, 2016 at 12:19

Greenpeace New Zealand has teamed up with researchers at the University of Auckland in an effort to discover more about the critically endangered Māui dolphin, including where they go in winter.

Thai fishing fleet moving to Indian ocean to avoid regulation, finds Greenpeace...

Press release | December 16, 2016 at 13:06

A 12-month investigation by Greenpeace Southeast Asia has found that Thailand’s overseas fishing fleets are intentionally shifting to remote waters in order to avoid fishing regulations.

Sanford and Moana take small step to save Māui dolphins - what about Talleys and Govt?

Press release | December 15, 2016 at 7:10

Auckland: Greenpeace welcomes Sanford and Moana’s new commitment to reducing set net fishing in some of the habitat of the critically endangered Māui dolphin - it is a small step in the right direction. But why won’t the other fishing companies...

Greenpeace reveals “worrying web of connections” between MPI and fishing industry

Press release | April 3, 2017 at 7:20

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed the true extent of the powers that the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has given the fishing industry to self-regulate and report on its own performance.

Leaked report shows public misled over snapper policing

Press release | June 6, 2017 at 20:13

A Government report leaked to Greenpeace shows the public is being misled over the effectiveness of video cameras used to police the fishing industry.

Greenpeace launches campaign to ban single use plastic bags in NZ

Press release | July 31, 2017 at 14:35

Greenpeace is throwing its weight behind the campaign to ban plastic bags from New Zealand supermarkets.

Greens Ban the Bag policy needs to happen sooner

Press release | August 27, 2017 at 12:35

Greenpeace is welcoming the Green Party’s commitment to ban single-use plastic bags.

Government delays put Maui’s dolphin at further risk

Press release | September 6, 2013 at 16:24

Auckland, 6 September, 2013 – The New Zealand Government’s continued delays to protect Maui’s dolphin moves the species closer to extinction, says Greenpeace.

Bottom trawling

Page | December 18, 2006 at 21:59

Ancient forests in danger ... deep under the ocean. Biologists estimate that somewhere between 500,000 and 5,000,000 marine species have yet to be discovered. But many of these species are in serious danger from the world's most destructive...

Whales

Page | May 6, 2010 at 23:50

The madness of the whaling – hunting species after species to the verge of extinction – is the same model now being used in modern fishing today. Protecting the whales – not just from hunting but the many other daily threats they face - would be...

Deep Sea Mining Risks Species Extinction

Press release | July 8, 2013 at 14:27

Amsterdam, July 3, 2013 – The extinction of unique deep sea species and other significant irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Things you can do

Page | March 27, 2014 at 3:11

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...

Spanish and French Industry Wins Big As Excessive FAD Limits Agreed at IOTC.

Press release | May 4, 2015 at 15:16

Meeting in Busan, South Korea this week, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) agreed to an unacceptably high limit on the use of fish aggregating devices (FADs), essentially maintaining the interest of the Spanish fishing industry.

Whiskas Clearly Unable to Deny Cat Food Linked to Slavery

Press release | March 24, 2016 at 11:35

The owner of international pet food giant Whiskas have admitted that questions over their links to modern-day slavery are ‘very worrying’.

Global Marine Reserves Pledge

Action | April 22, 2010 at 6:46

We need to defend our oceans because without them, life on Earth cannot exist.

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