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

Massacre on the beaches

In India, Olive Ridley turtles are being killed in their thousands by illegal trawling. Stephen Tindale, Executive Director of Greenpeace UK, witnessed the...
Posted by darren - 19 April, 2006 - 11:31

Pirate fishing scandal exposed

Las Palmas, Spain - Our volunteers have boarded an illegal cargo vessel full of fish stolen from Guinean waters. Greenpeace and the Environmental Justice...
Posted by darren - 10 April, 2006 - 17:18

Recipe for disaster

Supermarkets' Insatiable Appetite for Seafood Summary This is a Greenpeace study of UK supermarkets, ranking them by their seafood policies. ASDA comes...
Posted by admin - 26 October, 2005 - 08:00

Briefing: International Whaling Commission 2005

Summary This year the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is meeting in South Korea. South Korea has a history of whaling and its waters are an...
Posted by admin - 17 June, 2005 - 08:00

Buoys halt trawlers

Our activists have just attempted to halt two UK dolphin-killing pair trawlers - the Ocean Dawn and the Sunrise - from fishing by attaching large buoys to...
Posted by darren - 9 March, 2005 - 12:59 -

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