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New report provides roadmap to transform Pacific tuna fisheries

Press release | August 5, 2013 at 10:42

Suva/Sydney, August 5, 2013 – A new report, launched today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, provides a blueprint for how Pacific Island governments and regional bodies can promote a more sustainable and locally owned and operated tuna fishery in...

Defending our Oceans

Hub | July 30, 2010 at 16:49

Defending our Oceans: Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.

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Defending Our Pacific

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:13

Summary of findings from the Esperanza's expedition, September - December 2011.

Failure of tuna rescue package bad news for the Pacific says Greenpeace

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 8:10

The world’s industrial fishing fleets will continue to plunder vital tuna resources from the Pacific following the rejection of a rescue package to halt the decline of tuna stocks, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Press release | December 9, 2011 at 16:29

Palau, 8 December 2011 - Palauan fisheries officials have boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activities during a joint patrol with Greenpeace of the Pacific Island nation’s exclusive economic zone.

Global Marine Reserves Pledge

Action | April 22, 2010 at 6:46

We need to defend our oceans because without them, life on Earth cannot exist.

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Changing Tuna

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:04

The global tuna industry is undergoing a period of rapid transformation.

Ocean Expeditions 2012

Publication | February 21, 2013 at 2:57

In 2012, the Rainbow Warrior undertook a 9-week expedition through the Indian Ocean's fishing grounds, and the Esperanza undertook a 3-week expedition in Pacific Commons Area 1 and the EEZ of Palau. Both expeditions documented fishing operations;...

Charting A Course Towards Sustainable Pacific Tuna Fisheries (WCPFC 7)

Publication | November 23, 2010 at 14:33

The 7th meeting of the WCPFC has the opportunity to show global leadership in precautionary and ecosystem-based tuna management by agreeing to implement a number of key measures that will address the deepening crisis facing the regions tuna...

Rainbow Warrior crew take action in Taiwan to defend tuna

Feature story | January 25, 2011 at 7:33

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

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More fish in the sea

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | November 18, 2013

Our Pacific oceans campaign is focused on ensuring sustainable and equitable fishing in the Pacific. ©Paul Hilton/Greenpeace   Fishing in the pacific is, quite simply put, unfair. Pacific island countries receive a...

Coloured leis, pirates, and chocolate fish

Blog entry by Neha | November 25, 2010

It was great to see our campaign to save Pacific tuna get a huge boost in just a few hours last Saturday. I spent the day on our stall at the Grey Lynn Festival which was was flooded by people keen to help our campaign and excited...

Our man in Taiwan

Blog entry by Chris Hay | November 13, 2010

Hi. It’s Chris Hay reporting from Taiwan. I’m usually based in the New Zealand office but right now I’m working with my Greenpeace colleagues in the Taiwan office who are campaigning hard to make tuna fishing sustainable. Fishing is...

Farewell, fishing?

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | November 1, 2010

It’s hard to tell if it is a simple faux pas or a grim prophetic view of what’s to come. Philippine media outlet Sun Star reported recently a new fishing vessel acquired under a joint venture between a local fishing tycoon and...

What sort of fisheries manager are you?

Blog entry by Nick | December 12, 2008

As the delegates at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting in Korea negotiate tuna into extinction. Our oceans team over there have been asking them to fill out this survey: WHAT SORT OF FISHERIES MANAGER ARE...

Pirates, murder and surfing

Blog entry by Nick | July 17, 2008

Pirate fishing vessel An illegal fishing ship whose captain is rumoured to have been murdered has thrown plans for the World Surfing Championship in Bali into chaos by running aground on the island's best surf break and it turns out...

Pacific Island countries to surf the sustainable tuna wave

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | August 8, 2013

You can be confident that the Fair Trade coffee you grab on the way to work helps support local coffee producers in countries from Tanzania to Costa Rica. Sadly, right now the same can’t be said for the tinned tuna on your sandwich...

Catching pirates from the sky

Blog entry by Joan Meris | December 7, 2011

Blogpost by Joan Meris, Greenpeace Phillipines Pirates, in my imagination, are valiant seafarers in search of richness and glory in the high seas. In the olden days, they where regarded with fear and loathing for tales run wild of...

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...

Defending the Pacific - Part 4: The Esperanza and Goliath

Blog entry by Greg | May 27, 2008

Greenpeace activists deploy banner reading, "No Fish No Future" next to the world's biggest tuna fishing vessel Albatun Tres. Greenpeace has been highlighting the overfishing of tuna in the Pacific for the past two months.

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