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First "Sustainable Fishery Week" in Senegal

Press release | December 6, 2012 at 12:20

Dakar, December 5th, 2012: Greenpeace and the industrial and artisanal fishing actors, members of the Senegalese Association of ship owners and industrial processors (GAIPES), the Platform of the Artisanal Fishing Actors of Senegal (PAPAS), the...

Yes, I want the Sustainable Tuna Guide!

Action | July 8, 2013 at 10:13

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President Macky Sall has been nominated for the Award "Excellence in National...

Press release | January 25, 2013 at 11:39

Dakar, 24 January 2013 - Greenpeace presents its congratulations to President Macky Sall who just won the award "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean 1" IN the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

Taking Parliament to the Oceans

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 12:06

As West African oceans face unprecedented pressure from international fishing vessels, Greenpeace is holding a workshop with Senegalese parliamentarians to discuss the impending crisis – and ways to turn it all around.

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

Press release | January 19, 2012 at 14:42

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 the massive impact of...

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...

6000 Senegalese Fishermen tell their Government, "Make Fishing a Priority Now!"

Feature story | January 24, 2012 at 9:18

We asked Senegalese fishermen what they want their government to do for the local fishing industry. Instead of one answer, we received a shout, a cry, a unanimous chorus – “Make sustainable fishing a priority!”

The Good Oceans Guide

Page | June 29, 2012 at 10:58

Over-fishing is emptying the seas faster than nature can replenish them, threatening the food security of hundreds of millions of people. Over 87% of the ocean’s fish stocks are now fully-exploited, over-exploited, depleted or recovering from...

Greenpeace Africa Calls on EU for Greater Equity

Press release | July 13, 2011 at 11:31

Dakar July 11- Greenpeace Africa calls on EU to consider African fishermen’s interests in the same way as those of European fishermen. This statement is made while the European Union is on the verge of adopting, this July 13th, new plans to save...

A fisherman's wish

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | October 7, 2013

Honourable Members, I am writing this note to you before embarking on my pirogue to be able to feed my family. I trusted you in 2012 and would like to renew that confidence in 2017. But first, I want you to make my voice heard at...

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