Greenpeace activists on board the Arctic Sunrise have confiscated fishing gear from two European industrial longline fishing vessels in the North Atlantic. One was operating in a Marine Protected Area. Read MoreRead
EU fishing fleets from Spain and Portugal are consistently fishing in baby shark nursery grounds in the North Atlantic, a Greenpeace report reveals today on Shark Awareness Day. Read MoreRead
Since 2017, an orca pair has predated on great white sharks at an aggregation site in South Africa. In response to this, sharks have moved away from the area en masse, a new study found. Read MoreRead
Colombia's president Ivan Duque Márquez announced at the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal this week that the country has already achieved 30% protection of its ocean, well ahead of other nations. Read MoreRead
A fisherman caught the largest freshwater fish ever recorded in the Mekong River in Cambodia. Read MoreRead
Canada's government announced that it would ban the importation and manufacture of single-use plastics by the end of the year this week, while the climate change minister of Wales said that single-use carrier bags and plastic wet wipes could be subject to be banned soon. Read MoreRead
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