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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...

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...

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...

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.

Greenpeace - Inspiring Action

Video | April 21, 2009 at 20:30

This fragile Earth needs action. It needs you.

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...

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

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 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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Toothfish

Page | May 9, 2009 at 23:48

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

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.

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.

Protecting the Arctic

Page | May 12, 2009 at 16:33

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

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.

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