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Stop the Plunder of Africa's Oceans

Action | July 29, 2011 at 12:42

Having almost completely destroyed their own fisheries, European fishing fleets are attacking the fish stocks of African waters. Add your voice to our call for the fair and responsible fishing of Africa's marine resources.

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Say 'NO!' to the emptying of Africa's seas!

Stop the Plunder of Africa's Oceans

Action | July 29, 2011 at 12:42

Having almost completely destroyed their own fisheries, European fishing fleets are attacking the fish stocks of African waters. Add your voice to our call for the fair and responsible fishing of Africa's marine resources.

Take Action

Say 'NO!' to the emptying of Africa's seas!

Greenpeace blocks departure super trawler Margiris in IJmuiden

Press release | June 28, 2012 at 11:45

Dakar - Greenpeace currently blocks the super trawler Margiris in the Dutch port of IJmuiden, to prevent the ship leaving for Australia to empty vulnerable fishing grounds. Activists have put a chain around the screw and two climbers hang at the...

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...

Greenpeace exposes another foreign trawler in Senegalese waters

Press release | February 20, 2012 at 11:18

Dakar, 20th February, 2012 - Today Greenpeace protested against foreign overfishing in Senegalese waters. Activists from Europe and Africa confronted a Lithuanian-flagged super pelagic trawler, the “Irivinga” and unveiled a banner reading “Stop...

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,...

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.

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.

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...

The Urgent Need for Sustainable Fisheries in Africa

Feature story | June 29, 2011 at 15:02

Today we highlighted the plunder of West Africa's once rich fishing grounds through presentations under the theme: Towards sustainable fisheries: Greenpeace and West African fishermen map out the future.

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