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Defending Our Oceans

Hub | December 11, 2009 at 16:06

According to the United Nations, over 75 percent of the world's fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or significantly depleted. Some species have already been fished to commercial extinction; many more are on the verge.

Senegalese Fishermen launch platform to protect their rights

Press release | October 19, 2012 at 12:26

Warang, October 19, 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa today helped bring together Senegalese fishermen, fish packers and sellers in the wake of the biggest ever fishing scandals to hit Senegal.

Over 6,000 Senegalese fishermen challenge politicians to put communities first

Press release | January 19, 2012 at 12:55

Dakar, January 19, 2012 – Today, the “My voice, my future” caravan organized by Greenpeace and small-scale fishing communities ended with a call on Senegalese politicians to take into account their concerns over the depletion of fish stocks and...

Fraud on the gross tonnage by industrial fishing vessels

Press release | March 24, 2016 at 12:00

Dakar, 24 March 2016 - A coalition of fisheries stakeholders and civil society organizations, consisting of associations of artisanal fishermen, women processors, fishmongers, marine officers, and marine and environmental associations, is calling...

Greenpeace reaction to the statement of the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 12:32

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Senegalese government that it will follow-up on the fishing authorizations that resulted in the plunder of pelagic resources of the country between 2010 and 2012.

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | December 14, 2012 at 12:55

Dakar, January 14, 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and Senegalese fishermen are calling on future leaders to review fisheries management legislation and to establish sustainable policies. Greenpeace has launched a caravan that will tour main cities and...

Les communautés de pêcheurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest disent "non" aux chalutiers monstres

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 12:55

Nouakchott, le 09 septembre 2013 - Les organisations de pêcheurs et de la société civile ont soutenu ce dimanche à Nouakchott que les bateaux prédateurs ne sont pas les bienvenus dans les eaux ouest-africaines.

Greenpeace and Senegalese fishermen unite to tackle overfishing

Feature story | February 16, 2012 at 8:00

One of our ships, the Arctic Sunrise, has just arrived in Dakar. It was welcomed by more than fifty local fishermen, eager to tackle the problem of overfishing in their waters.

Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Feature story | October 25, 2012 at 10:12

Greenpeace has found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing.

The Human Costs of Foreign Fishing

Feature story | March 19, 2012 at 8:43

The effects that foreign trawlers are having in African waters are not simply confined to our fisheries. They are having strong ripple effects in local communities as well.

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