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Oceans

Multimedia hub | 2009-09-02 at 15:38

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Whaling on Trial

Feature Story | 2010-02-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, will go on trial in Japan on Feb 15 in an unprecedented court case. Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the “Tokyo Two”,were charged only for theft and trespass. But over the past two...

Two of our activists are now on trial in

Image | 2010-03-11 at 15:48

Two of our activists are now on trial in Japan having acted in the public interest by exposing corruption inside the government funded whaling industry.

2010

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

2010 Oceans Feature Stories

Oceans

Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Oceans Feature Stories

Oceans

Multimedia hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

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Hub | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

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Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature Story | 2010-06-08 at 6:00

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for Junichi and...

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki

Image | 2010-06-09 at 6:00

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki,known as Tokyo 2, now is demanded a prison term of one year and six months for theft and trespass.

A young girl in Hong Kong helps to decorate

Image | 2010-06-09 at 15:09

A young girl in Hong Kong helps to decorate a banner calling for justice for the Tokyo Two and the whales.

Another day, another scandal surrounding the Japanese whaling industry

Feature Story | 2010-06-23 at 6:00

This week, both the Sunday Times and the BBC have followed up with detailed interviews with a new Greenpeace whistleblower, who has intimate knowledge of the backroom deals Japan has struck with African, Caribbean and Pacific Island nations.

An update on the latest Japanese whaling

Image | 2010-06-23 at 10:53

An update on the latest Japanese whaling scandal -- by Greg McNevin.

Ocean Acidification

Video | 2010-06-28 at 19:08

Ocean acidification threatens to destroy the oceans as we know them within a single human lifespan.

No justice for the Tokyo Two

Feature Story | 2010-09-06 at 6:00

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence. Despite the harsh punishment, the two anti-whaling...

Kumi Naidoo standing with Junichi Sato and

Image | 2010-09-06 at 6:00

Kumi Naidoo standing with Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, for the Tokyo Two trial verdict in Aomori, Japan.

Greenpeace New Zealand shows their support

Image | 2010-09-06 at 16:32

Greenpeace New Zealand shows their support for Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki with a banner reading "Activism is not a crime."

The crew of the Esperanza wish Junichi and

Image | 2010-09-06 at 16:33

The crew of the Esperanza wish Junichi and Toru good luck at their trial today

Greenpeace Japan activist Junichi Sato departs

Image | 2010-09-06 at 17:54

Greenpeace Japan activist Junichi Sato departs Aomori Court after receiving a 1 year sentence suspended for 3 years, in his trial for trespass and theft of a box of whale meat. The trial has become a landmark for Japan's legal system, after a...

Greenpeace Japan staff hold banners outside

Image | 2010-09-06 at 18:01

Greenpeace Japan staff hold banners outside the Aomori Court with a message in response to the verdict (1 year suspended for three years) handed out today to their two activists Toru Suzuki and Junichi Sato. The banners held by Greenpeace Japan...

Tales from the Rainbow Warrior - Karli Thomas

Video | 2010-11-25 at 19:03

In August 2006, during a campaign to highlight the overfishing of tuna in the Mediterranean, the Rainbow Warrior was headed for the port of Marseille in France, where the onboard campaign team planned to hold workshops on marine reserves. On...

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-12-02 at 12:12

The Greenpeace Defending our Oceans campaign sets out to protect and preserve our oceans now and for the future. We are campaigning for greater regulation of fishing fleets from the East Asia region, the creation of Pacific marine reserves and a...

Defending Our Oceans

Hub | 2010-12-02 at 12:15

All around the world, our oceans are in crisis. Our appetite for fish is threatening to overwhelm the ocean’s ecology, while the slaughter of whales and industrial fishing methods are destroying endangered species.

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2010-12-02 at 12:42

If you want your children to be able to enjoy a diverse, beautiful ocean and delicious seafood, then we need to act today!

Small Steps Forward for Taiwan – but not Tuna – at Pacific Fisheries Summit

Feature Story | 2010-12-16 at 7:00

Last week’s meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) ended in a sad day for the tuna, whales, and whale sharks, as well as those whose livelihoods depend upon the Pacific Ocean’s resources. The European Union, South...

Defending our Pacific Ocean: The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-06 at 7:00

Our legendary flagship kicks off the new year in Taiwan on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage. This is also the Rainbow Warrior II's farewell voyage - if you live in Taiwan, come and see us!

Celebration to welcome Greenpeace flagship

Image | 2011-01-06 at 15:27

Celebration to welcome Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior II, in Keelung, Taiwan. The ship is launching its Defending Our Oceans tour of East Asia.

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 2011-01-06 at 15:55

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior to Keelung, Taiwan, on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage

Rainbow Warrior crew takes action against illegal tuna fishing ship in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-24 at 7:00

Kaohsiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

Messages are projected on the hull of MV

Image | 2011-01-25 at 7:00

Messages are projected on the hull of MV Lung Yuin, which according to Greenpeace is suspected of violating Taiwanese fisheries laws, in Kaoshiung, Taiwan, 23 Jan 2011. Greenpeace called on the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency to investigate the fish...

An activist is sprayed with water from above

Image | 2011-01-25 at 12:34

An activist is sprayed with water from above as he hangs from the anchor chain of the Lung Yuin.

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the

Image | 2011-01-25 at 12:50

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior today chained themselves to the anchor chain and displayed banners reading "The Last Tuna" & "FA, Investigate Now" preventing the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, Kaoshiung, Taiwan...

Japanese whaling will come to an end

Feature Story | 2011-01-30 at 7:00

Big changes inside Japan's whaling industry: a public apology from the powerful fisheries agency, demotions, and even the industry admits that public demand for whale meat is down. Junichi Sato sums up the latest developments in Greenpeace's...

2011

Hub | 2011-04-14 at 6:00

2011 Oceans Feature Stories

Oceans

Multimedia hub | 2011-06-09 at 18:16

Oceans Videos

Overfishing

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:01

Almost three quarters of the world’s fisheries are ‘fully exploited’, ‘over exploited’, or significantly depleted.

Bycatch

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:04

Bycatch is widely recognised as one of the most serious environmental impacts of the destructive fishing methods used by modern commercial fisheries. In Taiwan, Greenpeace is campaigning against fish aggregating devices and long-line fishing.

Pirate Fishing

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:06

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern-day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi-billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed.

Tuna in Trouble

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:08

Tuna is one of the world’s favorite fish, from simple sandwiches to luxury sashimi. But now it is paying the price for its popularity: Many species of tuna are severely overfished. All around the world, tuna are in trouble. In the last few years...

The Western and Central Pacific

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:09

Industrial fishing fleets have decimated and almost destroyed their own fisheries in the Atlantic. And now, rather than accept that they need to reduce their fishing capacity, fishing fleets are turning greedy eyes towards the Pacific (as well as...

The Role of Taiwan

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:11

Taiwan is at the center of the crisis facing our oceans. It has fishing boats in every ocean of the world, and it has become one of the most powerful distant-water fishing industries. Taiwan has made huge profits off the world’s fish resources,...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:22

We have the solution - Marine Reserves now! Scientists have warned that if current exploitation trends continue, all commercial fish populations could be wiped out by 2048. The best way to reverse this tragic trend is to create a worldwide...

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Standard Page | 2011-07-01 at 12:34

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Hub | 2011-08-26 at 14:17

Oceans Reports

2012

Hub | 2011-08-26 at 14:27

2012 Oceans Reports

2011

Hub | 2011-08-26 at 14:27

2011 Oceans Reports

Net loss: How Taiwan subsidizes tuna depletion

Publication | 2011-08-26 at 14:30

Taiwan is the largest distant water fishing power in the Western and Central Pacific, where 60% of the world's tuna come from. However tuna populations in the region are facing an overfishing crisis.

A lose/lose situation: Why is Taiwan subsidizing the depletion of tuna?

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-08-26

Next time you take a bite out of your tuna sandwich, think on this. 60% of the world's tuna is coming from the West and Central Pacific where more than 30% of the fishing vessels are owned by Taiwan, a powerful fishing power...

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