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PICS: Day of Solidarity to Free the Arctic 30

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 8:30

This weekend, over a hundred people around the country took part in the global day of solidarity demanding the release of 28 Greenpeace activists and 2 freelance journalists detained in Russia after a peaceful protest in the Arctic.

Our ships

Hub | August 21, 2010 at 15:32

The Greenpeace fleet of ships is a unique asset in the battle to save planet Earth and protect the global commons. Our ships are used at the forefront of Greenpeace campaigning, often sailing to remote areas to bear witness and take action...

Greenpeace stops super trawler emptying African waters as EU ministers prepare to...

Press release | March 15, 2012 at 11:44

Nouadhibou - Brussels, 15 March 2012 – Greenpeace today took action at sea in West Africa, as European ministers prepare to meet Monday and Tuesday next week to discuss the reform of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) (1) and its impact on...

Scandal over coastal pelagic fishing licenses

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 11:51

Dakar, March 22, 2012 – Greenpeace today reminded the Senegalese Maritime Economy minister to ensure that fishing license laws are strictly enforced. This follows reports of impunity and the granting of illegal fishing to foreign pelagic...

Exporting Europe’s overcapacity is a dead end

Press release | April 10, 2012 at 10:43

Nouadhibou, 9 April 2012 – The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise continues its protest against European factory trawlers that are overfishing West African waters and putting at risk the future of local coastal communities. Today’s protest is...

Massive plunder of Africa’s future

Press release | March 13, 2012 at 13:35

Nouakchott/Mauritania, 13 March 2012 – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise today painted four floating fish factory trawlers with “PLUNDER!” The vessels Margiris, Franziska, Dirk Diederik and Willem van der Zwan are Lithuanian,...

Foreign vessels sucking the life from Africa’s fisheries

Feature story | April 10, 2012 at 10:50

As West African leaders becoming increasingly outspoken about overfishing, we are continuing our protest against European factory trawlers that are emptying seas and putting the future of local coastal communities at risk.

Greenpeace protests against EU subsidised plunder of West African Waters

Feature story | March 2, 2012 at 15:53

Today, activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise protested against European overfishing in Mauritanian waters. The activists attached symbolic giant Euro bank notes and a banner saying “Stop EU Subsidised Plunder” on the hull of the...


Action | September 19, 2013 at 20:00

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Greenpeace and Senegalese Fishermen Cooperate to Tackle Overfishing

Press release | February 16, 2012 at 11:05

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, has docked today at the port of Dakar, where they were welcomed by more fifty artisanal fishermen with their traditional pirogues.

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