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Pirate Fishing

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

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern-day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi-billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed.

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...

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...

The ties that bind: Sino-Africa partnership undercut by rogue Chinese fishing companies

Feature Story | 2015-05-20 at 16:09

Between 26 October and 21 November last year, a group of campaigners on the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza, sailed through the waters of Senegal, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. The waters were hardly being patrolled as the region...

Greenpeace demands Standard Chartered ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’

Press release | 2015-06-23 at 18:06

Hong Kong, 23 June 2015 – Greenpeace today unfurled a 30 x 5 metre banner reading ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’ outside Standard Chartered Bank’s flagship branch, in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district. Greenpeace demands the bank immediately...

Support for high seas protection grows stronger despite USA

Blog entry by Rachel Pearlin | 2014-06-24

This is my first time in New York, but neither the soaring temperatures, the rush nor the crowds seem to faze me, this is nothing compared to India! This is also my first time at a UN meeting, joining experts from all over the world as...

Roadmap to recovery

Press release | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

The most accurate maps ever produced covering some of the Earth's most precious ecological treasures where launched today by Greenpeace at the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Brazil. The maps reveal that less than 10% of the world's land...

Greenpeace Calls for Justice to Whales to Japanese Consulate General in Hong Kong

Press release | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs with a painted whale express concerns to the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong today over illegal whaling by the Japanese in the Southern Ocean and hand a letter to the Consulate.

Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 7:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

The Rainbow Warrior's Farewell Visit to Hong Kong

Feature Story | 2011-01-21 at 7:00

Greenpeace has been creating positive changes in the world for the last 40 years, and throughout it all the Rainbow Warrior has been our brave companion. Now the Rainbow Warrior II is coming to Hong Kong on her final voyage – please join us in...

Global snapshot

Feature Story | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tells us.

Japanese whaling will come to an end

Feature Story | 2011-01-30 at 7:00

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...

Defending our Pacific Ocean: The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-06 at 7:00

Our legendary flagship kicks off the new year in Taiwan on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage. This is also the Rainbow Warrior II's farewell voyage - if you live in Taiwan, come and see us!

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