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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.

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...

The Mediterranean

Hub | May 5, 2009 at 23:31

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