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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Rainbow Warrior sails the Med to help bluefin tuna's holiday romance

An ex-bluefin tuna found during the Rainbow Warrior's previous visit to the Mediterranean in 2007 © Greenpeace/Care Imagine you are an Atlantic bluefin tuna....
Posted by Willie - 21 May, 2010 - 12:18

UK creates world’s largest marine reserve

A green sea turtle © CC PiccoloNamek Today is a good day for the oceans. The UK has just created the world’s largest marine reserve, covering some...
Posted by Willie - 1 April, 2010 - 19:53 -

Why Greenpeace supports a Marine Reserve in the Chagos

Greenpeace believes that there is an overwhelming case for giving full protection to the waters of the Chagos as a no-take Marine Reserve and has now formally...
Posted by Willie - 2 March, 2010 - 12:00 -

Help protect the Chagos and create the world's largest Marine Reserve

An octopus adds its support to our Marine Reserves campaign 12 Feb update: consultaion extended until 5 March. Click this link to add your voice in support...
Posted by Willie - 2 February, 2010 - 11:41 -

Is the UK finally getting serious on marine protection?

As you probably know by now, marine reserves have a huge role to play in ensuring a future for our oceans, which is why we fish-huggers campaign so vehemently...
Posted by Willie - 19 November, 2009 - 12:04 -

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