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Thank you for 2009 | Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Page | December 22, 2009 at 14:41

How did these fish end up on the Red List?

Page | December 15, 2009 at 16:48

These fish are on the Greenpeace International Seafood Red List because they have a very high risk of being sourced from unsustainable fisheries or unsustainable aquaculture operations. The table below provides a simple overview of the key...

Greenpeace Photo Essays

Page | November 10, 2009 at 21:43

Japanese Whaling

Hub | October 30, 2009 at 1:29

Tuna

Hub | October 22, 2009 at 18:20

The Truth About FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices)

Video | September 29, 2009 at 22:00

Fish Aggregating Devices (or FADs) are still widely used by tuna fishing fleets throughout the Pacific Ocean despite a (temporary) ban. The use of FADs results in the bycatch of many juvenile and unwanted species contributing to the depletion of...

Have scientist, will travel

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 28, 2009

Dr. Paul Johnson Yes, it’s true, we do indeed have scientists. And some days, we even let them out of the lab. Today is one of those days.  Our Greenpeace Chief Scientist, Dr Paul Johnston, has travelled from our international...

Slideshows

Hub | September 24, 2009 at 19:29

Roadmap to recovery

Hub | September 23, 2009 at 18:26

The Greenpeace plan to save our oceans is laid out in our report "Roadmap to Recovery, a Global Network of Marine Reserves." In it we outline in detail the rationale for setting aside 40 percent of our world's oceans as protected areas.

Fish Now, Pay Later

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 1 comment

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog Just two days ago, the Japanese purse seiner, Fukuichi Maru was pulling in its purse seine net, heavy with freshly caught tuna, when we found them fishing in area 2 of the Pacific high...

The trash vortex

Hub | September 3, 2009 at 14:31

FAD Watch (And It’s Not About Trendy Fashion)

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 1, 2009 2 comments

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog Date: Tuesday, 31 August 2009 Location: High Seas Area 1, Western Pacific Ocean Weather conditions: Sunny day, clear skies, light breeze Objective: To look out for FADs A few days ago, we...

Our Humpback whales screensaver brings beautiful images of these great mammals to...

Generic multimedia item | July 14, 2009 at 21:46

Beautiful pictures of whales in the wild for you to enjoy, and to remind your family, friends and colleagues to take action with Greenpeace so that future generations may enjoy them as well.

Our Humpback whales screensaver brings beautiful images of these great mammals to...

Generic multimedia item | July 14, 2009 at 17:32

Beautiful pictures of whales in the wild for you to enjoy, and to remind your family, friends and colleagues to take action with Greenpeace so that future generations may enjoy them as well.

What about certification?

Page | June 24, 2009 at 17:00

Certification and the labelling of certified products aim to identify products that follow certain minimum standards or regulations, such as standards for quality, organic production, fair trade, or sustainability.

MSC

Page | June 22, 2009 at 13:00

Greenpeace is of the opinion that no fully credible certification system for sustainable seafood currently exists. Although Greenpeace acknowledges the MSC’s professional operation and its transparency and stakeholder involvement at all levels,...

Friend of the Sea

Page | June 22, 2009 at 13:00

Greenpeace is of the opinion that no fully credible certification system for sustainable seafood currently exists. Although Greenpeace acknowledges that Friends of the Sea applies clear bottom lines to its assessments, has adopted strong...

Arctic & Climate Change

Page | June 8, 2009 at 15:24

The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the globe and is experiencing some of the most severe climate impacts on Earth. One of the most notable is the rapid decline in the thickness and extent of sea ice.

Krill: Antarctica's food

Page | May 12, 2009 at 20:08

Antarctic krill are small shrimp-like crustaceans that are the principle food source for many Antarctic predators including seals, penguins, albatross, various fish species and the seven species of baleen whales that feed in the Southern Ocean.

Protecting the Arctic

Page | May 12, 2009 at 16:33

Unlike Antarctica, there is no single over-arching treaty governing activities in the Arctic.

Protecting Antarctica

Page | May 12, 2009 at 12:49

The historic 1991 agreement to prohibit all mineral extraction in Antarctica for 50 years set an example for a new relationship with planet Earth.

Arctic threats: shipping

Page | May 12, 2009 at 12:01

As the decline in Arctic sea ice opens historically closed routes such as the Northwest and Northeast Passages, questions arise regarding security and safety.

Toothfish

Page | May 9, 2009 at 23:48

Aside from krill, the other major fishery in the Southern Ocean is for toothfish.

The Arctic oil race

Page | May 9, 2009 at 23:30

The impacts of climate change in the Arctic underscore the urgency with which the world's governments must seriously reduce CO2 emissions, yet instead, many are racing to secure their "right" to drill for oil that may be found underneath the...

Shipping and Tourism

Page | May 9, 2009 at 23:26

Antarctic tourism has been growing at a rapid pace for well over a decade, with more than 40,000 tourists visiting Antarctica in the 2007/2008 season.

Whaling in the Antarctic

Page | May 9, 2009 at 23:26

The devastation of whale populations by commercial whaling in the Southern Ocean is well documented, with 95 percent of the biomass of whales lost and the blue whale brought to the edge of extinction.

Driven to extinction

Page | May 8, 2009 at 21:19

The Steller's sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas) was a large sirenian mammal, which grew up to 10 metres long and weighed between 6 and 8 tonnes. It was discovered in 1741 near the Asiatic coast of the Bering Sea by German biologist Georg Steller, who...

A brief history of overfishing

Page | May 8, 2009 at 21:10

Evidence shows that humans have been depleting the wealth of the oceans throughout history. Area by area, species by species, man has ruthlessly exploited the seas to the point of depletion, limited only by technological means or the...

The collapse of a cod fishery

Page | May 8, 2009 at 21:03

In 1992, the collapse of the Newfoundland Grand Banks cod fishery in Canada put 40,000 people out of work. The area, once renowned as the world’s most productive fishing grounds, was devastated by years of overfishing and incompetent fisheries...

Trawling

Page | May 8, 2009 at 20:53

Bottom trawling is a highly destructive fishing technique in which huge, heavy nets attached to large metal plates and rubber wheels are dragged across the sea bed; they destroy everything in their path.

The Mediterranean

Hub | May 5, 2009 at 23:31

Other threats

Page | May 5, 2009 at 23:31

One of the most serious threats to life in the Mediterranean Sea and indeed every part of the global ocean is climate change. Climate change is already having an impact on the marine environment and this is likely to escalate swiftly, increasing...

Take action: Contact the Prosecutor about the real whaling scandal

Page | May 5, 2009 at 4:19

What would happen if Japan's Supreme Public Prosecutor's office was inundated by letters calling for the whale meat investigation to be re-opened? Join us to find out!On this page we've prepared a letter you can print and post yourself, and a...

Greenpeace - Inspiring Action

Video | April 21, 2009 at 20:30

This fragile Earth needs action. It needs you.

Icelandic whaling

Page | April 2, 2009 at 20:15

Killing whales to save the Icelandic economy? It sounds like a terrible idea - we certainly think it is.

Noel Cabangon sings Power

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 26, 2009 2 comments

Last March 20, Noel Cabangon along with The Jerks performed anti-nuke songs at the 70s Bistro . This video is Noel's take on the classic song Power which was originally performed by John Hall in the September 1979 Madison Square...

Marine Reserves, [HQ] Greenpeace voiced by Mariella Frostrup

Video | March 24, 2009 at 20:30

A growing body of scientific evidence that demonstrates what we at Greenpeace have been saying for a long time: that the establishment of large-scale networks of marine reserves, urgently needed to protect marine species and their habitats, could...

Japanese gov't should expose the truth about corrupt whaling industry

Feature story | March 19, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists peacefully picketed in front of the Japanese Embassies in Manila and Bangkok to demand fair trial for two Japanese environmentalists who were arrested for exposing large scale corruption within the Japanese government-sponsor...

Demands on labelling

Page | March 16, 2009 at 20:01

In many countries, seafood labelling is poor, making it impossible for customers to trace where the fish they buy comes from, and what method was used to catch it. Sometimes, it is even difficult to tell which species is present in the product or...

What does sustainable mean?

Page | March 13, 2009 at 20:53

In simple terms, a sustainable fishery is one whose practices can be maintained indefinitely without reducing the targeted species’ ability to maintain its population at healthy levels, and without adversely impacting on other species within the...

Marine reserves

Hub | March 10, 2009 at 1:53

Blue Whale

Page | January 15, 2009 at 22:54

Gray Whale

Page | January 15, 2009 at 22:54

Fin whale

Page | January 15, 2009 at 22:53

Meet the scientists

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:31

Whale Profiles

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:28

Every whale is unique and can be identified by the notches and colour patterns on their flukes (tails).

Follow the Great Whale Trail

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:26

Norwegian whaling

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:11

Norway resumed commercial whaling in 1993 as an attempt by the political party in power at the time to gain popularity in northern Norway.

Ramming

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:09

On the morning of 08 January 2006, in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was rammed by the Nisshin Maru, the factory ship of the Fisheries Agency of Japan's whaling fleet. Here is the official account...

About the Co-defendants

Page | January 9, 2009 at 0:01

Representatives of Greenpeace world-wide, declaring themselves 'co-defendants' with Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki (the Tokyo Two), for their anti-whaling stance, include Executive Directors of seven Greenpeace offices as well as Australian...

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