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illegal cod laundering in the Netherlands

Press release | 7 February, 2007 at 0:00

Thousands of tons of illegally caught cod from the Barents Sea WAS landed in Dutch harbours in 2006, according to a new report released by Greenpeace Netherlands today (1). A lack of effective national legislation and poor international...

Billion dollar fishing industry on the verge of collapse

Feature story | 10 October, 2008 at 0:00

The world’s largest food fishery is on the verge of collapse. Pollock, used to make McDonald’s fish sandwiches, frozen fish sticks, fish and chips, and imitation crabmeat, have had a population decrease of 50 percent since last year.

Politicians dawdle as fish disappear

Feature story | 20 December, 2002 at 0:00

Despite stark warnings from scientists that many fish stocks in the North Sea are close to collapse EU politicians did as they have always done over fish stocks - fudged the issue so both the fish and the fishermen will lose out eventually.

Hidden Depths and Hidden Dangers In Earth's Last Wilderness

Press release | 5 October, 2004 at 0:00

The destruction of ancient marine ecosystems, giant squid, snot eels, the possible extinction of species and whole habitats crushed under giant machinery - not the latest science fiction movie, but scientific fact.

Greenpeace demands EU close their harbours to pirate ships

Press release | 7 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace stops pirate fishing vessels in European port

Press release | 11 March, 2006 at 0:00

This morning Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate fishing trawlers from leaving Rostock harbour with chains and oil drums. One vessel was chained to the harbour wall and hung with a banner reading 'Stop pirate fishing'. A fifth trawler left...

Greenpeace films shrimp boats bottom trawling near vulnerable soft corals

Press release | 2 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) to impose an immediate moratorium on high seas bottom trawling, so that vulnerable areas of deep-sea biodiversity that exist within its boundaries can be clearly...

Greenpeace Acts to Expose High Seas Destruction as United Nations Talks of Protection...

Press release | 8 June, 2004 at 0:00

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, today exposed the reality of the most destructive fishing practice on the high seas, after discovering the New Zealand flagged "Amaltal Voyager'' bottom trawl fishing in international waters of the Tasman...

World's leading scientists urge governments to protect the deep sea

Press release | 16 February, 2004 at 0:00

Over 1000 of the world's foremost marine scientists released a strong statement calling on governments and the UN to act swiftly to protect the imperilled biological diversity of vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems. The statement was released...

Deep Sea Conservation Coalition seeks United Nations resolution to halt destruction...

Press release | 7 June, 2004 at 0:00

A broad international coalition of environmentalists today called on the United Nations to suspend the most destructive fishing practice on the high seas. Bottom trawl fishing in international waters may be wiping out hundreds or even thousands...

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