Marine reserves

Last edited 30 June 2014 at 5:26pm

Our oceans cover most of our planet, but have been undervalued and over-exploited for too long. Greenpeace campaigns for large-scale networks of marine reserves, 'ocean sanctuaries' off limits to destructive human impacts. As well as protecting special places and amazing species, these will give our worlds' seas breathing space to recover, and help rebuild fisheries too.

Campaign updates

Seas in crisis? Fix the Common Fisheries Policy

Our seas are in peril: more than 70 per cent of Europe's fish stocks are overfished, putting our most popular species at risk if it continues. And the way...
Posted by Gemma Freeman - 17 August, 2011 - 16:24 -
Prince Charles at the launch of Selfridges' sustainable fishing event Project Oc

Fashion and fish? Selfridges' Project Ocean is a powerful partnership

Selfridges launched Project Ocean with a bang last week. The legendary department store's front is draped with a giant banner asking ‘No more fish in the sea...
Posted by Willie - 17 May, 2011 - 12:17 -
Project Ocean: Selfridges celebrate, fundraise and reach out to save our seas

Selfridges launch Project Ocean

There’s a big splash on Oxford Street today as Selfridges - the world’s best department store, on the busiest shopping street - has been taken over for five...
Posted by Willie - 11 May, 2011 - 18:00 -
Frank Pope celebrates marine reserves in new BBC series: Britain's Secret Seas

Guest blog: Britain's Secret Seas - by Frank Pope

Ocean correspondent for the Times, and presenter of new BBC series Britain's Secret Seas (starting Sunday), Frank Pope shares his passion for our waters and...
Posted by Gemma Freeman - 6 May, 2011 - 17:12 -
Turtle and FAD in East Pacific Ocean

Princes responds to your emails but not your demands for sustainable tuna

Update, 9 March 2011: both Princes and Asda have committed to removing tuna caught using fish aggregating devices in combination with purse seine nets from...
Posted by jossg - 20 January, 2011 - 19:12 -

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