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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Revealed: the true state of the world's oceans

Clean, healthy and biodiverse : the reef around Appo Island in the Philipinnes Behind many a Greenpeace action and every campaign lies a large amount of...
Posted by jossc - 5 March, 2009 - 12:37

One fish, two fish, red fish…

Red fish alert! Guppies hit the slopes to help promote 'End of The Line' © Greenpeace / Mackenzie. Update: guppies go skiing - watch the video » Park City...
Posted by Willie - 26 January, 2009 - 13:11

What's Greenpeace doing at the Sundance Film Festival?

Oi - Oishi, No! (to bluefin tuna on the menu, that is). Guppie spreads the word at Sundance © Greenpeace / MacKenzie I'm writing this from Utah, a...
Posted by Willie - 19 January, 2009 - 12:53

Every clown has a silver lining...

Marine reserves not only protect the ocean life within them - they help to sustain surrounding ecosystems and animals that pass through them - like whales...
Posted by jossc - 7 January, 2009 - 16:15 -

A tale of two fishies

Imagine you were in a car that was rolling quickly towards the edge of a cliff. The sensible thing to do would be to slam on the brakes as much as...
Posted by jossc - 25 November, 2008 - 13:07 -

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