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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...

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.

Suicidal Tuna Fisheries

Feature story | May 11, 2009 at 0:00

The Turkish government has set its own catch limit for the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna - in total disregard for internationally agreed quotas and scientific advice.

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.

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...

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...

Fate of Tuna and Pacific fisheries to be decided in Tahiti

Press release | December 7, 2009 at 0:00

A call to protect the Pacific Ocean's rapidly dwindling tuna stocks has been made to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

NZ to increase catch of critically endangered bluefin tuna

Feature story | January 27, 2010 at 0:00

New Zealand’s seafood industry and Ministry of Fisheries would like everyone to believe that NZ's fisheries are well managed and sustainable. Unfortunately that's not true. Many of our commercial fisheries still rely on bottom trawling, one of...

Last chance for bluefin tuna, too late for real conservation

Feature story | March 8, 2010 at 2:12

So the world is finally waking up to the fact that the bluefin tuna is in crisis. That's nice. But decades of overfishing have pushed this majestic fish to the brink of extinction, which is not the point at which we should start thinking about...

NZ Government signs death warrant for southern bluefin tuna

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 0:00

The New Zealand Government today signed a death warrant for the southern bluefin tuna, by increasing the catch in the race for the last of the species, says Greenpeace.

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