Marine reserves

Last edited 30 June 2014 at 4:26pm

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

At last, some good news on marine reserves...

Location of the proposed new South Orkneys MPA. Map © UKFCO ... or Marine Protected Areas, in government speak. On Tuesday the Foreign Office announced the...
Posted by jossc - 12 November, 2009 - 15:34

Tomorrow will be too late...

Every once in a while in my meanderings through the web, I come across something that really hits the spot - like this amazing animation from...
Posted by jossc - 20 August, 2009 - 09:32

Good news for fisheries - if we take the right action?

So. Is the glass half full, or half empty? There are of course other options, and it may well be difficult to tell because you are looking at the glass from a...
Posted by Willie - 31 July, 2009 - 12:34

Turkey gobbles up tuna

Lords of the sea no longer... bluefin tuna carcasses await auction at a Tokyo market - Japan is the main destination for Turkish tuna (image by stewart,...
Posted by Willie - 11 May, 2009 - 12:59

I'd like to be, under the sea...

Cat is up today in our spring blog relay - catch up on entries from other Greenpeace staff. I'm a biologist. I have always been fascinated by the vast array...
Posted by catdorey - 13 March, 2009 - 17:14

Follow Greenpeace UK