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.

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Sayonara, Nagoya: UN biodiversity summit closes

Nathalie Rey (pictured above briefing journalists) is an Amsterdam-based Oceans Policy Analyst who led Greenpeace's delegation in Nagoya for the CBD. She is...
Posted by jamie - 1 November, 2010 - 13:47

Defending our Pacific at the UN biodiversity summit

Seni Nabou is a political advisor at our Australia-Pacific office, based in Fiji. She is currently part of the Greenpeace delegation at the Convention on...
Posted by jamie - 21 October, 2010 - 17:35

Rescuing our oceans, in the International Year of Biodiversity

Explore our new interactive map - with videos and slideshows explaining why our oceans need Marine Reserves now. 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity...
Posted by Willie - 14 October, 2010 - 15:36

New reports question if there are plenty more fish in the sea

Not plenty more where that came from © Greenpeace/Cobb If you're reading this in the UK, you ran out of fish today. Basically, the UK eats more fish than its...
Posted by Willie - 4 August, 2010 - 10:57 -

Video: what happens when grappling hook meets leg

For a taste of the violence Greenpeace activists encountered on Friday as they tried to free bluefin tuna from purse-seine fishing nets, look no further than...
Posted by jamie - 7 June, 2010 - 13:48

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