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We won’t back down to Sealord’s bully tactics

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 1, 2011

Our subvertising campaign on Monday targeting Sealord and its unsustainable tuna was hard to miss and it certainly didn’t escape the attention of the Sealord management or their lawyers. Yesterday afternoon we received a very...

Victory! John West changes its tuna

Blog entry by Simon Clydesdale and Karli Thomas | July 29, 2011

Our international campaign to clean up tinned tuna has had another victory! After more than 51,000 emails, a lot of negotiation and some interesting stickering initiatives , John West is the last of the major UK players to shift to...

Sealord puts logo ahead of contents

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | June 1, 2011

So Sealord is changing its logo? It seems its brand identity is so important that it’s only concerned by what appears on the outside of its tuna cans and not what’s filling them.  Sealord doesn’t go out and catch its own tuna in the...

Sharks ask Princes: if you found Nemo, would you kill him too?

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley | February 22, 2011

By the time you read this, I'll be at the head office of Princes in Liverpool where a frenzy of sharks is demanding an end (a fin-ish?) to the dreadful fishing methods that kill other marine species like sharks, rays and even...

Captain's Blog: The doors will open

Blog entry by Mike Finken | January 18, 2011

When actions are principally correct all the doors and weather windows open. Our stop in Green Island, has been a confirmation of that. The monsoon is wicked off Taiwan and has not stopped blowing this year and Green Island,...

Tuna laundering

Blog entry by Nick | September 2, 2008

The pirate fishing vessel, Luna Rossa, cut off its illegal driftnet and fled from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. © Greenpeace / Gavin Parsons There's an interesting story about Tuna over at the Greenpeace International blog ...

Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | October 25, 2012

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. Our flagship Rainbow...

Tuna are for life, not just for lunch.

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | May 2, 2014

Tuna are awesome. We don’t get to say that enough, so since it’s World Tuna Day, I want to make amends. These fish are majestic ocean wanderers, who have earned their place in history, but today they are sadly the icons of global...

Standing up - in court - for the oceans

Blog entry by YuFen Kao, Greenpeace East Asia | November 5, 2011

My name is YuFen Kao, and I believe that here in Taiwan, the future of our oceans deserves a public debate. As an oceans campaigner here, I am currently involved in a court case stemming from a peaceful protest conducted when the...

Looking for tuna in Taiwan

Blog entry by Apple Chow | January 14, 2011

The ship has already left windy and rainy Keelung and we just arrived at the second stop of the Ocean Defenders East Asia tour , Su-ao in eastern Taiwan. Suao is the second largest tuna fishery port in Taiwan. At 7am the following...

A personal history with the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Chris Hay | January 11, 2011

Last week we took the office staff from Greenpeace's new office in Taipei on the 3 hour train trip to Taiwan's eastern port of Hualien. The Rainbow Warrior was there doing some last minute maintenance before the start of the Ocean...

Frozen tuna on transshipment

Image | January 1, 2000 at 1:00

Frozen tuna being transshipped on lines in air between ships.

Spoof of Sealord TV advert

Video | September 29, 2012 at 10:37

We've made this spoof of Sealord's TV ad to reveal the truth beneath the public relations.

The Esperanza's back in the Pacific

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | November 8, 2012

The sun has just set on my first day back on board the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza. It’s been six years since I last sailed on the Esperanza for our Pacific fisheries campaign and I am glad to see how much the campaign has evolved...

You did it! Princes will indeed change their tuna, and so will Asda

Blog entry by Jamie | March 10, 2011

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace/Kristian Buus Big news from the UK. It's with enormous pleasure that I can reveal that Princes has (finally) got the message that bycatch is killing the oceans and has announced...

Japan's sordid vote-buying on whaling exposed

Blog entry by nick | June 15, 2010

So, what's your price to sell out the whales? Some brown envelopes stuffed with cash? A nice big cheque for development aid? All-expenses paid trips to exotic locations? Or some dubious entertainment, including 'good girls'? ...

Defending the Pacific - Part 2

Blog entry by Nick | May 1, 2008

From the Esperanza in the Pacific ... Family members sell tuna at the market in Honiara © Paul Hilton/Greenpeace The Esperanza has just left Honiara in the Solomon Islands where I joined the ship so that we can keep...

Fish jumping ship

Blog entry by Phil | May 28, 2010

The vast majority of the world’s internationally traded seafood moves by sea.  Many unfortunate fish find themselves ripped out of the ocean only to be gutted, frozen, shoveled into containers, and sent plowing across the top of it in...

Catching tuna Maldivian style

Video | January 29, 2009 at 17:00

Globally, tuna stocks are heavily over fished. But the fishermen in the Maldives - catching their skipjack by pole and line - are giving their skipjack tuna a brighter future.

The Truth About FADs

Video | September 29, 2009 at 17:00

Fish Aggregating Devices (or FADs) are still widely used by tuna fishing fleets throughout the Pacific Ocean despite a (temporary) ban. The use of FADs results in the bycatch of many juvenile and unwanted species contributing to the depletion of...

The World's Largest Tuna Fishing Vessel

Video | May 28, 2008 at 17:30

Kiribati — We chased it for 5 days, but as dawn broke over the Pacific this morning we finally confronted the biggest tuna fishing vessel in the world. The Spanish-owned and flagged tuna purse seiner "Albatun Tres" is known as a 'super, super...

Pirates of the Pacific busted by Greenpeace

Video | March 15, 2008 at 17:30

Tuna aboard Belize flagged long line fishing vessel

Image | May 3, 2000 at 1:00

Gutting caught tuna aboard Belize flagged long line fishing vessel.

School of tuna

Image | January 1, 1989 at 1:00

School of tuna.

Poor management of the tuna fisheries will lead to collapse of the industry

Image | June 1, 2005 at 1:00

Poor management of the tuna fisheries will lead to collapse of the industry and loss of livelihood and food supply for the people of the Pacific.

Critical sustainability of fisheries around Pacific Islands

Image | June 1, 2006 at 1:00

The sustainability of fisheries is critical to the well being of Pacific Island nations.

Urgent protection needed for tuna

Image | January 21, 2011 at 8:00

Divers from Greenpeace and Taiwanese environmentalists form a mock-up school of tuna bearing the message "The Last Tuna?" at a Greenpeace organized activity in Pingtung County, Taiwan. Greenpeace is promoting marine protected areas around coastal...

Taiwan Fisheries Agency protest

Image | January 27, 2011 at 8:25

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - Greenpeace activists today protest in front of Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA) calling for efficient monitoring of Taiwanese-owned vessels, The activists displayed a banner saying "Too much talk, too little action" accompanied...

Greenpeace heads out to defend Pacific tuna stocks (2009)

Video | August 31, 2009 at 17:30

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is heading out once more to protect the dwindling tuna stocks of the Pacific Ocean. Over the past few years, some important progress has been made and vast no-take areas have been established but a lot of work...

Solomon's Stolen Fish

Video | October 9, 2007 at 17:30

Tuna stocks in the Pacific Ocean are under serious threat from overfishing by foreign industrial fishing fleets. The Solomon Islands - as one of the countries affected - is planning to take the control over these resources in their own hands

Looking back on 2011

Video | December 20, 2011 at 8:07

A year of action led campaigning in 2011.

Canned tuna's secret catch

Video | April 19, 2011 at 11:30

Check out the fishing method that is being phased out by New Zealand’s big canned tuna brands.

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Defend our Pacific

Image gallery | August 26, 2010

Matt Watson talks about fishing and sustainability

Video | June 8, 2009 at 9:01

Extreme fisherman and star of the Ultimate Fishing Show Matt Watson talks about fishing, sustainability and the Greenpeace report: While Stocks Last.

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