Protest against Overfishing in Africa

Photo | 5 March, 2012

Activist protests against the Dutch flagged super trawler "Dirk Diederik", fishing in Mauritanian waters. This 110 metre giant, belongs to the Dutch Pelagic Freezer Trawler Association (PFA), and is an example of the highly industrialised EU fleets that operate in and overfish West African waters; with severe impact on the fish stocks, food security and the livelihoods of local people. The banner reads: "EU Licence to plunder" and highlights the fact that the PFA fleet has obtained millions in subsidies from the EU and European governments. Greenpeace is campaigning in West Africa for the establishment of a sustainable, low impact fisheries policy that takes into account the needs and interests of small-scale fishermen and the local communities that depend on healthy oceans.02/27/2012

Categories

The latest updates

Show thumb view  

Grumpy Cat demands accurate seafood labelling in Australia

Video | 11 November, 2014 at 11:36

The Label My Fish Alliance is campaigning for more accurate seafood labelling in Australia, whenever we buy seafood, specifying: what the species is, where it was caught and the method used to catch or farm it. While most Australians think...

Are you in?

Video | 17 July, 2014 at 15:13

A coalition of groups has called for an end to the government's campaign against effective action on climate change. In the wake of the carbon tax repeal, the group has welcomed Senate action on renewable energy but called for leadership and...

LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome.

Video | 9 July, 2014 at 10:41

We love LEGO. You love LEGO. Everyone loves LEGO. But when LEGO's halo effect is being used to sell propaganda to children, especially by an unethical corporation who are busy destroying the natural world our children will inherit, we have to...

Underwater beauty

Image gallery | 3 July, 2014

What's your energy company really up to?

Video | 19 June, 2014 at 11:29

They don’t want you to know it, but AGL, EnergyAustralia and Origin Energy are trying to wreck renewable energy. Together we can call them out, by broadcasting this new TV advert to millions of consumers and show how they’re working to wreck the...

1 - 5 of 178 results.