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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...

Mysteries of the deep

Page | December 18, 2006 at 21:42

We know more about the moon than we do about the deep sea. Only over the last 30 years have we begun to discover the rich and complex worlds of the deep ocean.

NZ increasing bottom trawled fish limits despite international rejection

Press release | July 29, 2010 at 15:26

Greenpeace says a plan to increase the catch limits of several bottom trawled New Zealand fish species highlights how out of touch the Ministry of Fisheries is with international markets.

Greenpeace calls on governments meeting in Chile to protect the high seas

Press release | April 30, 2007 at 4:03

Tomorrow Governments will begin a week long meeting in Chile to negotiate a new fisheries regime for the South Pacific region will have their best chance yet to fully implement commitments they made at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

The devil is in the detail on limited bottom trawling ban Greenpeace warns

Press release | February 14, 2006 at 0:00

Today's announcement that areas would be closed to bottom trawling showed that both the fishing industry and Government acknowledge the need to protect deep-sea life from the destruction caused by bottom trawling, but warned that it will not...

Bottom trawling: world watches EU, Canada, South Korea and Russia

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

As the EU, Russia, and South Korea sink a bottom-trawling protection plan at a key meeting in Hobart, we are now focusing our watchful eyes on the UN. In the next few weeks the world’s governments have an opportunity to declare a moratorium on...

VICTORY! Bottom trawling scuttled

Feature story | May 14, 2007 at 0:00

So far 2007 seems a year of victory. First the fall of Marsden B and now an end to bottom trawling in the South pacific.

Summary of UN Report: Impacts of Fishing

Publication | July 14, 2006 at 0:00

On July 14, 2006, the UN Secretary General released a Report on actions taken by States and Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) to protect cold-water corals, seamounts and other vulnerable marine ecosystems from destructive...

NAFO case study

Publication | June 6, 2005 at 0:00

The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation: A case study in how RFMOs regularly fail to manage our Oceans.

Red herrings

Publication | June 10, 2005 at 0:00

High-seas bottom trawl red herrings: Debunking claims of sustainability in the bottom trawling industry.

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