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Shark fin mystery

Feature story | 4 October, 2006 at 2:00

This photo was taken in a warehouse less than 100 metres from where the Esperanza had been docked. While most of the team had been busy on official Defending Our Oceans business, Alex had come across evidence of a lucrative shark finning...

Taiwan’s fisheries plagued by human rights abuses and shark finning - Greenpeace...

Press release | 14 April, 2016 at 7:59

Taipei, 14 April 2016 - A year-long Greenpeace East Asia investigation into Taiwan’s distant water tuna fisheries has exposed Illegal shark finning, labour and human rights abuses, as well as Taiwan’s failure to adequately address issues such as...

Fishermen confirm shark finning on tuna longliners

Blog entry by Dan Salmon | 21 August, 2015

The cruel yet lucrative shark fin trade is back in the headlines and it's clearly something people care deeply about, public pressure and a petition signed by nearly 180,000 people, prompted shipping giant United Parcel Service...

Sharks butchered for questionable cure-all

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 2 June, 2015 1 comment

It's a macabre case spanning continents. A European vessel crewed by under paid and ill-treated Indonesian fishermen turned up in the port of Suva this week. Meanwhile, an illegal shipment of sharks, shark fins and other fish from...

Taiwan Government rewards illegal shark fin operation with license to fish in Pacific

Press release | 11 September, 2015 at 9:23

Taipei, 11 September 2015 – The Government of Taiwan has acquired a retrospective fishing license for a boat Greenpeace busted illegally fishing in the Pacific Ocean with hundreds of shark fins on board.

Greenpeace ship busts illegal tuna fishing operation on the Pacific high seas

Press release | 10 September, 2015 at 8:58

Auckland, 10 September 2015 - The Rainbow Warrior is at the scene of a serious pirate fishing operation taking place on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior ends two weeks of joint fisheries surveillance with...

Press release | 24 September, 2012 at 14:15

Maputo, 24 September 2012 – The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior ended on Monday its two week cooperation with the Mozambican Ministry of Fisheries. The organisation had been patrolling the country’s waters and facilitating inspections of...

The monstrous reality of shark finning

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | 24 September, 2012 17 comments

I saw six sharks being cut up for their fins a few days ago. And as monstrous as it was, I know it won’t make headlines, it isn’t news. Currently, the fins from an estimated 26 million to 73 million sharks are sold each year, that’s...

Greenpeace photographer Paul Hilton honoured at World Press Photo awards

Blog entry by John Novis | 13 February, 2012 2 comments

Many congratulations to our trusted friend and photographer Paul Hilton on his ‘Shark Fin’ World Press Photo 2012 3rd prize in Nature win. It’s great news for Greenpeace too - this powerful picture of a shark being pulled onto a...

New Zealand: Nicer to elves than sharks

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 7 August, 2013 3 comments

New Zealand might be a good place for hobbits, elves and dwarfs and make a spectacular film set , but it's not much fun if you're a shark. This small country at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is one of the strongholds of shark...

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