Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 1:08pm

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive fishing, pollution and climate change are damaging them on a scale unimaginable to most people. Species are being driven towards extinction because of overfishing and habitat destruction. We are campaigning for marine reserves, and for an end to unsustainable fishing.

Campaign updates

Time for supermarkets to ban beam trawled seafood

Last year we challenged leading UK supermarkets to clean up their act by removing destructively fished seafood from their shelves - our new report shows that...
Posted by darren - 5 October, 2006 - 10:37

Japan wins St Kitts declaration vote at International Whaling Commission

Greenpeace vows to return to the Southern Ocean to oppose Japan's continued 'scientific hunt'Japan and the whaling lobby have finally won a simple...
Posted by darren - 18 June, 2006 - 13:54 -

For sale - the contents of the world's oceans

by Oliver Knowles, Oceans campaignerEarlier this year I attended the Brussels Seafood Expo - the world's largest seafood and fishing exhibition. Held in 10...
Posted by darren - 18 May, 2006 - 11:53

Sea power in the corridors of power

At a parliamentary reception organised by Greenpeace, supermarket bosses and environmental campaigners came together with politicians to discuss the crisis...
Posted by darren - 12 May, 2006 - 15:33

Stranger than fiction - the giant squid

Looming out of the inky blackness of the deep sea waters - an enormous tentacled creature is locked in a life or death struggle with a mighty sperm whale. This...
Posted by darren - 8 May, 2006 - 18:51

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