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Greenpeace briefing for WCPFC 10

Publication | 6 November, 2013 at 16:30

The Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) is in urgent need of fishing capacity reduction and effective controls on fishing effort. Both aspects – capacity and effort limitations – need to work together and parties should recognise they are...

Enough is enough; we need to reclaim our seas and fisheries now

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | 3 December, 2013

The Western and Central Pacific is the world's largest tuna fishery , with millions of people depending on it for food and their livelihoods. It is also an economic lifeline for many of our region's small island states. But there is...

Building a future for fish AND people

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | 19 December, 2016

You’d think it would be hard to get emotional about fish and how they’re managed. But at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) emotions ran high - after five long days of tough...

Glimmer of hope for Pacific tuna

Feature story | 12 December, 2008 at 1:00

The final outcome of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission is too weak to stop overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Pacific islanders are still at great risk from the collapse of this fishery. But the decision to close...

It’s no holiday for tuna scientists in the Pacific

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | 21 March, 2012

Every year, Pacific Ocean fisheries experts gather to review all of the current scientific data and make recommendations to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) on what us scientists call “conservation and...

Sending out an SOS for Pacific tuna

Feature story | 8 December, 2008 at 1:00

Our activists together with Korean environmental group KFEM created a huge human "SOS Tuna" banner on the shores of a beach in Busan, Korea, as a key regional meeting in Korea began this week. This extremely critical meeting will decide the fate...

Hoisting a new flag to combat pirate fishing: blacklist.greenpeace.org

Press release | 2 October, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace today launched an online database of fishing vessels involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and the companies that own them.

New Evidence of Threats to Pacific Tuna Stocks

Press release | 1 October, 2009 at 18:49

New evidence to show the urgent need for marine reserves in the Pacific, as part of a global network of protection, was today presented by Greenpeace to the officials who can make or break the future of tuna in the Pacific.

Greenpeace calls for arrest of illegal Japanese fishing ship

Press release | 9 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace today called for the arrest of the captain of the Japanese ship Koyu Maru 3, which was caught fishing illegally in the Cook Islands.

Greenpeace confiscates Korean tuna fishing gear

Press release | 14 September, 2009 at 2:00

Pacific Ocean – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, campaigning to end the destruction of the world’s oceans, today confiscated fishing gear from Korean longline ship MFV Oryong 717 in the international waters of the Pacific which is...

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