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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...

Fish decline forces name change on tuna tournament

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | January 24, 2011

You know things are dire when this happens ... the long running annual ‘Extreme Boats Open Tuna Tournament’ off Whakatane has this year been rebranded the ‘ Extreme Boats 20K-4 Ways Tournament .’ That’s because, unlike in the past, the...

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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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...

Karli talks tuna

Blog entry by nyoung | January 30, 2011

Karli Thomas, oceans campaigner with Greenpeace since 2005, discusses the worldwide decline of tuna and other fish stocks on Radio New Zealand . Click below to listen. Take Action: Join the call for a global...

Quota increase puts tuna on track to extinction says Greenpeace

Press release | February 17, 2011 at 12:14

The increased quota for southern bluefin tuna puts the species on the fast track to extinction, says Greenpeace.

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...

Skipjack tuna is cheap and plentiful... or is it?

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley, Greenpeace UK | March 3, 2011

Tuna fishing in the eastern Pacific Of all the tuna species, skipjack is seen as the most plentiful and the most sustainable. The speed with which it reproduces and matures has meant stocks are more resilient to our industrial...

International Unsustainable Overfishing

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | March 7, 2011

Skipjack tuna and bycatch caught in the eastern Pacific using a Fish Aggregation Device (FAD) in 2009. Despite the crisis facing our oceans , we often hear excuses from industry players: telling us that we do not need urgent...

Snapper, smarter than your average tuna?

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | March 9, 2011

Surprise. Tuna could learn a thing or two from stay at home snapper. How smart are fish – really? There may be a wide gulf between species when it comes to the brain power of our fishy friends. Pacific tuna, it seems, can be so...

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