Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.
We've been investigating
overfishing in West African waters for a long time and our new report, ‘Empty Nets, Empty
Future’ shows, in a stark light, how the local fishing industry in West Africa is under threat.
Scientist Clare Miller collecting data on the amount of plastics in the Arctic ocean, on the Arctic Sunrise
For many people the Arctic is seen as one of the last wilderness regions left where there has been limited human impact. However, sampling of marine plastic debris over the past few days shows that the far reaching effects of mankind is clearly present even in the Arctic ocean.
Greenpeace New Zealand tell Sealord to change it's tuna - with a giant tin
After the success of the UK Change Your Tuna campaign, where all our major tinned tuna brands have now pledged to phase out the worst fishing practices, our New Zealand office has brought the campaign to Kiwi cans - upping the pressure on home-grown seafood giant Sealord this week, writes Nick Young of Greenpeace NZ.
A sea lion swims near Greenpeace divers with the banner "Marine Reserves Now" in the Gulf of California
Greenpeace Mexico oceans campaigner Alejandro Olivera, reveals how the thriving 20-year old marine reserve at Cabo Pulmo, which has seen fish increase by 463 per cent in ten years to become the world's most successful, is now under threat from massive local development...
Posted by Gemma Freeman — 17 August 2011 at 4:24pm
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 Europe’s seas and fish are
managed allows fleets to take two-to-three times more from our oceans than
what scientists consider sustainable.
Hugh starts the next crusade to save our seas in crisis in Fish Fight: The Battle Continues
Fearnley-Whittingstall broadcast Hugh’s Fish Fight: The Battle Continues,
his follow-up to the influential BAFTA-winning Fish Fight series broadcast in
January. Hugh and his team have clearly been very busy over the last 6 months,
and not just in securing Hugh a swish new haircut.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launches Fish Fight Europe outside the EU Commission, Brussels
Back in January, Channel 4’s Big Fish Fight season caused quite a splash. The undoubted star of the season was Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his three Hugh’s Fish Fight programmes which brought the shocking facts behind the fish on our plates onto TV screens.
A Greenpeace activist cuts the lines on a fish aggregating device (FAD) - banned in pockets of the Pacific Ocean
You did it!
Today John West, the last of the major UK players to resist a shift to
sustainable tuna, finally committed to change their tuna. After more than 51,000
emails, a lot of negotiation, some interesting stickeringinitiatives,
and becoming utterly isolated amongst the UK industry, John West have changed