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Explore the high seas in VR and Google Earth on World Oceans Day

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It’s estimated that around 35 percent of harvested fish and seafood is lost or wasted somewhere between when it’s caught and when it appears on your plate. As part of our Daydream Impact program, the World Wildlife Fund and Condition One brought this journey to life through a virtual reality documentary showing how fish get from Ocean to Plate. Short of actually being on a fishing boat or in a processing plant, there’s no better way to understand the fishing industry supply chain and its impact on our oceans. Check out the video below, or by us... Read More »

DCNS: The oceans, a source of growth to be preserved

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As a consequence of growth in shipping flows and shortages of resources on land, the oceans are more than ever a major factor in power and growth. The figures speak for themselves: 90% of merchandise is transported by sea and 50,000 merchant ships sail the oceans each year. Half of international communications pass through undersea cables, and 1.6 billion persons travel by passenger ship each year, equivalent to the number of air passengers. The oceans crystallise all the challenges that must be faced by nations over the coming decades in te... Read More »

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy of environmental protection

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“I am pleased to meet with my friend Kumi Naidoo from Greenpeace. I would like to express my gratitude to Greenpeace for having made these efforts to save the environment of Indonesia and the rest of the world,” said President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. “As a developing country, Indonesia needs economic development, but of course it must be environmentally sustainable. Although, we are facing several challenges, we are committed to working on both. I want to guarantee my grandchildren a clean and peaceful environment in the future,” he added. ... Read More »

Greenpeace paints ‘illegal’ on South Korean ship Premier in Mauritian port protest

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The activists painted the word "illegal" in Korean and English on the hull of the FV Premier, owned by South Korea's largest tuna company, Dongwon Industries. Activists also held flags and banners calling the ship "criminal" in response to accusations of wrongdoing off the West African coast. The nationalities of the activists are Fijian, Taiwanese, US, Spanish, Indian, French and Italian. "There is no place in the Indian Ocean or any other ocean for illegally operating vessels like the Premier. The South Korean government must immediately r... Read More »

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