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Monster Boats: The scourge of the oceans

Report | 13 November, 2014 at 13:38

The destructive concentration of power and quotas in the EU fishing industry

Greenpeace escorts super trawler Margiris out of Port Melbourne

Feature Story | 15 March, 2013 at 14:38

The notorious monster boat, the Margiris, pulled out of Port Melbourne on Thursday on a course straight out of Australian waters.

This is a victory for the community

Press release | 14 September, 2012 at 9:35

Sydney 13th September, 2012: Greenpeace today welcomed the passage through the House of Representatives of the Bill that will stop the super trawler, Abel Tasman, from plundering our waters.

Over 55,000 Australians call on Prime Minister to ban super trawlers

Press release | 10 September, 2012 at 14:01

Canberra, Monday 10th September 2012: As Melissa Parke, MP, prepared to take her Private Member’s Bill to Labor Caucus today, Greenpeace Head of Program, Ben Pearson, presented her with the signatures of over 55,000 Australians calling on the...

10 reasons why super trawlers are not welcome in Australia!

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 31 October, 2014

Do you remember the Margiris super trawler that we kicked out of Australian oceans in 2012? I certainly do – I sat on a Greenpeace inflatable and cheered as I watched the monstrous machine leave Australia. It was the end of quite a remarkable...

Overfishing affects me too

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 25 November, 2014

With more than 10% of the world’s population depending on fisheries for their livelihood, it’s fair to say that fishing helps make the world go round. But with 90% of our global fish stocks fully exploited or over-fished, the future of our...

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