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Greenpeace activists deployed a floating banner at a harbour in the Pacific directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), who are meeting in Cairns, Australia for their 10th regular session.  Greenpeace is urging the Commission to stop ignoring the science and put strong precautionary measures in place to ensure overfishing is halted and that the number of vessels in the fishery is urgently capped.http://act.gp/18uKrlr © James Alcock/Greenpeace

Greenpeace activists deployed a floating banner at a harbour in the Pacific directed at the members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), who are meeting in Cairns, Australia for their 10th regular session.

Greenpeace is urging the Commission to stop ignoring the science and put strong precautionary measures in place to ensure overfishing is halted and that the number of vessels in the fishery is urgently capped.http://act.gp/18uKrlr

© James Alcock/Greenpeace

Overfishing is the biggest single threat to marine ecosystems today.

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The MY Esperanza is currently in Thailand to highlight the need to protect the health and wealth of its oceans for future generations. Next stop: Philippines.

Join us as we embark on a new journey to explore and defend Southeast Asia’s oceans. Sign up and be an ocean defender: www.defendouroceans.org

Millions of people depend on the oceans as a source of food and livelihood. But overfishing is emptying our seas at an alarming rate.

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Earlier today, we celebrated the National Fisherfolk’s Day alongside fishermen and other civil society organizations calling on the government to defend our seas by putting an end to overfishing. http://bit.ly/17agNpq