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School of tuna

Image | January 1, 1989 at 1:00

School of tuna.

Frozen tuna on transshipment

Image | January 1, 2000 at 1:00

Frozen tuna being transshipped on lines in air between ships.

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.

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.

Pacific plunder

Hub | January 31, 2007 at 20:58

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Pacific problem

Page | January 31, 2007 at 21:00

The Pacific is at a crossroads. One path leads to sustainable and equitable fisheries, a healthy marine environment and stable and prosperous island communities.

World Watch Report: Oceans in Peril

Feature story | September 19, 2007 at 23:06

Our planet's oceans are in deep, deep, peril, says a new report from Greenpeace and the World Watch Institute. The only road to recovery may be to declare 40 percent of the world's oceans off-limits to human exploitation to ensure the...

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

Pirates of the Pacific busted by Greenpeace

Video | March 15, 2008 at 17:30

Time's running out for tuna

Feature story | April 20, 2008 at 22:35

Tuna stocks in the Pacific are running out due to overfishing from illegal and commercial fishing fleets.

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...

Pirate of the Pacific busted by Greenpeace

Feature story | May 12, 2008 at 0:00

We caught an illegal tuna purse seiner (Queen Evelyn 168) in the Pacific Commons yesterday. This Philippines-flagged vessel was close to the transfer of tuna between her sister vessel and a refrigerated mothership. It was likely that transfer of...

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.

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...

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 ...

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

Press release | October 2, 2008 at 3:04

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

Symposium for Sustainable Sushi

Blog entry by Nick | October 22, 2008

© Greenpeace/Masaya Noda Who would have thought that prominent conservationists and leading members of Japan's fishing industry could come together under the banner "Marine Reserves for Sustainable Sushi? Or that one of the speakers...

Pacific solidarity essential to save tuna stocks

Press release | November 28, 2008 at 2:47

New Zealand must support efforts by other Pacific countries to stop the plunder of tuna by foreign fishing boats if the region is to avoid a similar collapse to that of the northern tuna fisheries, says Greenpeace.

Sending out an SOS for Pacific tuna

Feature story | December 10, 2008 at 0:00

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...

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.

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...

Big trouble for bluefin tuna

Feature story | June 14, 2010 at 0:00

By now it ought to be obvious to anyone - if we want bluefin tuna tomorrow we need to stop catching them today. But despite the clear scientific evidence and predictions of the bluefin's demise - our activists faced a 2 hour confrontation at sea...

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 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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Bluefin tunas

Publication | August 11, 2010 at 15:40

Southern and Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks have declined dramatically since the onset of industrialised fishing. Southern bluefin are Critically Endangered, and the two Atlantic stocks are Endangered and Critically Endangered.

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to save Pacific tuna

Press release | August 23, 2010 at 9:58

Greenpeace is calling on the New Zealand Government to support a plan to make the Pacific's tuna fisheries sustainable following further reports of declining stocks.

Defend our Pacific

Image gallery | August 26, 2010

The trouble with tuna

Blog entry by Willie | August 26, 2010

When you get a bit close to a subject, you get geeky. Before you know it you are scoffing at how other people could possible  not know  something, because you do. Yet of course it's true that the vast majority of the public are very...

Tuna in trouble

Hub | September 2, 2010 at 16:38

Support Sustainable Pacific Tuna

Action | October 13, 2010 at 4:30

Send a message to the NZ Government and urge it to fully support the closure of four areas, in the Pacific Ocean, to all fishing.

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Send a message to the NZ Government and urge it to fully support the closure of four areas, in the Pacific Ocean, to all fishing.

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...

Defending our Pacific Tuna - Action Pack

Page | November 4, 2010 at 11:13

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Pacific tuna need our help

Blog entry by Neha | November 11, 2010

Most people think of tuna in terms of how it tastes – whether it be raw in sushi and sashimi or from a can in a tuna sandwich or salad. But very few realise that tuna is being overfished to the point that some species have reached the ...

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...

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.

Defending our Pacific Ocean: Rainbow Warrior arrives in Taiwan

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | January 3, 2011

The new year has started with a big bang for Greenpeace and the oceans over here in East Asia and the Pacific. There's a pile of coinciding historical events including the 40th anniversary of Greenpeace, the final voyage of the...

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...

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...

Calling for Pacific marine reserves in Taiwan

Blog entry by Ronetava Ronaivakulu | January 18, 2011

Bula. My name is Ronetava Ronaivakulua (you can call me Ron) and I’m from an island in the South Pacific called Fiji. I'm currently onboard the Rainbow Warrior on its East Asia Ocean Defenders tour in Taiwan. I'm here as a...

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,...

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