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The Western and Central Pacific

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:09

Industrial fishing fleets have decimated and almost destroyed their own fisheries in the Atlantic. And now, rather than accept that they need to reduce their fishing capacity, fishing fleets are turning greedy eyes towards the Pacific (as well as...

The Role of Taiwan

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:11

Taiwan is at the center of the crisis facing our oceans. It has fishing boats in every ocean of the world, and it has become one of the most powerful distant-water fishing industries. Taiwan has made huge profits off the world’s fish resources,...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:22

We have the solution - Marine Reserves now! Scientists have warned that if current exploitation trends continue, all commercial fish populations could be wiped out by 2048. The best way to reverse this tragic trend is to create a worldwide...

Greenpeace paints 'illegal' on South Korean ship Premier in Mauritian port protest

Press release | 2013-04-21 at 7:00

Port Louis, Mauritius, April 21, 2013 – Seven Greenpeace International activists peacefully demonstrated in a Mauritian port on Sunday against a South Korean vessel accused of unlawful fishing in West African waters, demanding the Seoul...

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-12-02 at 12:12

The Greenpeace Defending our Oceans campaign sets out to protect and preserve our oceans now and for the future. We are campaigning for greater regulation of fishing fleets from the East Asia region, the creation of Pacific marine reserves and a...

Net loss: How Taiwan subsidizes tuna depletion

Publication | 2011-08-26 at 14:30

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.

Humpbacks to be spared the harpoon -- for now

Feature Story | 2007-12-24 at 7:00

The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.

Greenpeace shows the hidden secret of canned tuna

Press release | 2012-09-05 at 11:30

Seoul, 5 September 2012 — Greenpeace released its first-ever sustainability ranking of 3 major canned tuna brands sold in Korea, called “The hidden secret of canned tuna.” The ranking exposes the destructive fishing practices and bycatch problems...

Bycatch

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:04

Bycatch is widely recognised as one of the most serious environmental impacts of the destructive fishing methods used by modern commercial fisheries. In Taiwan, Greenpeace is campaigning against fish aggregating devices and long-line fishing.

New evidence shows Chinese, West African governments must reign in rogue fishing...

Press release | 2015-05-20 at 10:00

Beijing/Dakar, 20 May 2015 – At least 74 fishing vessels owned and operated by four Chinese Distant Water Fishing (DWF)companies have been exposed for fishing illegally in prohibited fishing grounds in West Africa and falsifying their gross...

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