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Super trawler threat demands permanent ban

Press release | 4 March, 2014 at 17:34

Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed Prime Minister Abbott's statement that the Margiris super trawler "will stay banned" and has called on him to table legislation to permanently ban all super trawlers in all Australian waters.

Super trawlers back in Australia unless Government steps in

Press release | 2 October, 2014 at 13:03

Sydney, 2 October 2014: Greenpeace is urgently calling for action by the Australian Government to permanently ban super trawlers before the current two-year ban ends on November 18, 2014.

Super trawlers and bycatch: the true story

Feature Story | 27 August, 2012 at 8:30

As the super trawler Margiris steams towards Australia’s shores, a series of concerns have been raised. One is the impact on marine life, like dolphins and seals, that invariably are caught in the vessel’s enormous nets. Although according to the...

BREAKING NEWS: Greenpeace activists obstruct the Margiris

Feature Story | 1 September, 2012 at 8:06

Right now Greenpeace activists have intercepted controversial Dutch super trawler, FV Margiris, and are obstructing it from sneaking into Port Lincoln Harbour in South Australia.

People power wins! Super trawler banned

Feature Story | 11 September, 2012 at 16:09

A ground-breaking announcement just in...

LIVE ACTION: Greenpeace intercepts super trawler, the FV Margiris, off South Australia

Press release | 30 August, 2012 at 9:40

Thursday 30 August, 2012: At 8.45am CST (time in Adelaide) Greenpeace activists on an inflatable boat intercepted the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, and are blocking the monster ship’s attempt to sneak into Port...

Australians win back their oceans

Press release | 11 September, 2012 at 11:47

Tuesday, September 11, Sydney: Greenpeace congratulated the Gillard government today for showing the courage to prevent the Abel Tasman super trawler fishing in our waters. Greenpeace hailed it as a victory for the Australian community which has...

Super trawler belongs on the scrap heap

Press release | 19 November, 2012 at 15:43

Sydney 19th November, 2012: Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

The only place for a super trawler is the scrap heap

Feature Story | 19 November, 2012 at 19:11

Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

Who keeps the super trawler afloat?

Feature Story | 23 August, 2012 at 18:05

Greenpeace has revealed that the company behind the super trawler Margiris is being heavily subsidised by EU taxpayers. At a time when fishing capacity must be reduced, the European Government is bankrolling the collapse of fish stocks around the...

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