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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...

Taiwan must reduce 50% of tuna fishing effort in the Western and Central Pacific

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-20

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. Among the four species of...

Oceans defender Yu Fen Kao tell us why she loves her job

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-06

At the beginning of this 2011, Greenpeace reported that the MV Lung Yuin, a 3,431 ton flag of convenience refrigerated fish carrier ship, was in breach of Taiwan's flag of convenience ordinance. The Lung Yuin has a murky past and has...

Taiwan to pay Palau $65,000 in shark hunting fines

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | 2012-02-20

It was recently announced that the Taiwanese government will pay Palau USD$65,000 for a shark finning infraction and both the ship and the ship's captain are banned from Palau's waters for one year. It was an important win for ocean...

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...

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...

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