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Monsters of the oceans: 7 criminal super trawlers that threaten our waters

Blog entry by Holly Dove | 19 November, 2014

Monster boats. The name says it all. But they’re not the kind of monsters that hide under your bed. They are big, bad and could be floating our way soon – unless we stop them! Did you know that even though only around 2% of all fishing vessels...

Super trawlers vs fishermen: How a nation dependant on fishing is being devastated by...

Blog entry by Nathaniel Pelle | 14 November, 2014

We usually refer to them as Pacific Island nations, but calling places like Kiribati ocean nations is more accurate. The people of Kiribati are not just surrounded by oceans – they depend on healthy oceans for survival. Kiribati forms one of the...

We are the people of the sea

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 13 November, 2014

Take action > call on your local MP to ban destructive super trawlers now! The post We are the people of the sea appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

The true cost of cheap prawns

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 4 November, 2014

Like to throw a prawn on the barbecue? If we give a moment’s thought to where it came from, we might imagine a sunburnt Australian fisher skillfully casting his net into coastal waters and hauling in his humble catch. Nothing, I’m afraid, could...

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...

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