Phil worked as a commercial fisherman for more than 29 years before joining Greenpeace as a Senior Oceans Campaigner in 2007. He has been quoted in the USA Today, The New York Times and Newsweek among others.
The International Whaling Commission met this past week in Portoroz, Slovenia. This was the seventh meeting I’ve attended as an observer, and for the first time, I left ...On September 19, 2014 / By Phil Kline
This year, at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings in Slovenia, member nations will vote for the second time on a proposal that would create a permanent whale ...On August 25, 2014 / By Phil Kline
Last Friday President Obama’s Administration announced that it has approved the use of seismic testing to explore for offshore East Coast oil exploration from Delaware to Florida risking the ...On July 21, 2014 / By Phil Kline
UPDATE: Great news for whales! Shortly after we shared this information, we were contacted by a senior US official who assured us that the US will NOT be ...On July 10, 2014 / By Phil Kline
Despite an international ban on trading in endangered species such as the fin whale, Iceland has caught its first two endangered fin whales of 2014. The endangered whales are ...On June 23, 2014 / By Phil Kline
John Kerry, US Secretary of State, has championed environmental protection ever since the very first Earth Day in 1970. In particular, he has recognised the value of the oceans ...On May 26, 2014 / By Phil Kline
Since 1904 whales in the Southern Ocean have been hunted. This will be the first year since then that they will be safe from harpoons. The government of ...On April 2, 2014 / By Phil Kline
First, I’d like to thank the 40,000 of you who have sent President Obama a message asking him to impose targeted economic sanctions on Icelandic companies directly linked ...On March 20, 2014 / By Phil Kline
The Western and Central Pacific is home to the last healthy tuna fisheries, making up approximately 60 percent of the world’s annual catch. This wealth of tuna has ...On December 5, 2013 / By Phil Kline
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