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Two protests, one purpose. Save the tuna of the Pacific Ocean.

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-09-13

The Esperanza cut through the deep blue Pacific waters, hot on the heels of a Taiwanese long-liner. As soon as we were in kissing distance Greenpeace activists boarded speedboats and came up alongside the white fishing vessel carrying...

A lose/lose situation: Why is Taiwan subsidizing the depletion of tuna?

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-08-26

Next time you take a bite out of your tuna sandwich, think on this. 60% of the world's tuna is coming from the West and Central Pacific where more than 30% of the fishing vessels are owned by Taiwan, a powerful fishing power...

Net loss: How Taiwan subsidizes tuna depletion

Publication | 2011-08-26 at 16:30

Taiwan is the largest distant water fishing power in the Western and Central Pacific, where 60% of the world's tuna come from. However tuna populations in the region are facing an overfishing crisis.

Japanese whaling will come to an end

Feature Story | 2011-01-30 at 10:00

Big changes inside Japan's whaling industry: a public apology from the powerful fisheries agency, demotions, and even the industry admits that public demand for whale meat is down. Junichi Sato sums up the latest developments in Greenpeace's...

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the

Image | 2011-01-25 at 15:50

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior today chained themselves to the anchor chain and displayed banners reading "The Last Tuna" & "FA, Investigate Now" preventing the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, Kaoshiung, Taiwan...

An activist is sprayed with water from above

Image | 2011-01-25 at 15:34

An activist is sprayed with water from above as he hangs from the anchor chain of the Lung Yuin.

Messages are projected on the hull of MV

Image | 2011-01-25 at 10:00

Messages are projected on the hull of MV Lung Yuin, which according to Greenpeace is suspected of violating Taiwanese fisheries laws, in Kaoshiung, Taiwan, 23 Jan 2011. Greenpeace called on the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency to investigate the fish...

Rainbow Warrior crew takes action against illegal tuna fishing ship in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-24 at 10:00

Kaohsiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 2011-01-06 at 18:55

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior to Keelung, Taiwan, on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage

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