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Cebu ‘breaks free from plastic’ onboard the Rainbow Warrior

Press release | March 13, 2019 at 11:07

Cebu City, 13 March 2019. - Officials from the provincial government, city government, other local government units and civil society leaders from all over Cebu today gathered onboard the Rainbow Warrior to sign a declaration aiming for the...

Greenpeace Philippines statement on the dead whale in the Philippines with 40kgs of...

Press release | March 19, 2019 at 17:14

Manila, Philippines - A young whale was washed ashore on the beaches of Compostela Valley, the Philippines, on March 15, Friday. An examination on the carcass of the whale revealed that the cause of death are ‘starvation and dehydration’ after it...

Plastic invades ‘centre of the centre’ of global biodiversity hotspot

Press release | April 4, 2019 at 15:20

Greenpeace South East Asia - Philippines has documented plastic pollution in Verde Island Passage, as the group deployed its iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to investigate plastic pollution in the Philippines.

Pelagic long-lines

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:42

Long-lines consist of short lines (called snoods) carrying baited hooks, attached at regular intervals to a longer main line that is laid on the bottom or suspended horizontally with the help of surface floats. Main lines can be over 150 km long...

Bottom gillnets

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:42

Bottom gillnets or ‘set nets’ are fine-filament nets, the lower edge of which touch the seabed, and are held in place by numerous floats, weights and anchors. If a fish’s head goes through the net but its body can’t follow, it is ‘gilled’ or...

Demersal otter trawls

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:44

A type of bottom trawl that has two rectangular 'doors' or 'otterboards' to keep the mouth of the funnel-shaped net open horizontally while the net is being towed. A vertical opening is maintained by weights on the bottom and floats on the top.

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.

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...

Example of a model policy

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:49

Model sustainable and equitable seafood policy for retailers.

A strategy for sustainable seafood

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:57

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