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Urgent action by Japan needed to protect the Pacific tuna

Press release | 11 September, 2009 at 0:00

Western Pacific Ocean – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, campaigning to end the destruction of the world’s oceans, today unfurled banners saying "Marine Reserves Now" and "No Return from Overfishing" after witnessing Japanese purse...

Tropical tunas at ICCAT: moving forwards or backwards?

Blog entry by Sebastian Losada | 18 November, 2011 1 comment

Yesterday we released shocking footage that was given to us by a whistleblower helicopter pilot who approached us with some images he had shot on a fishing vessel in the Pacific. Helicopters are often by the industry used to find...

What's hiding inside your tuna tin?

Blog entry by JulietteH | 23 November, 2010 8 comments

You know that colourful tin of tuna you drop into your supermarket basket every week? Ever wonder what’s in it? Probably not; in a matter of decades, tuna has gone from being exotic mystery to an almost generic foodstuff, as ubiquitous...

The video the tuna industry doesn’t want you to see

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 17 November, 2011 8 comments

For over a decade, I’ve been working around the world to protect the oceans and for the last five years, I’ve been focused on protecting the Pacific. The world’s largest ocean, the Pacific is home to nearly 70% of the world’s tuna .

The harsh reality of longline fishing

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 17 November, 2011 1 comment

The world’s appetite for tuna exceeds our oceans’ capacity for production. Over the past several decades, vessels from far away nations (commonly referred to as Distant Water Fishing nations or DWFNs) have become reliant on tuna...

Ocean destruction in tuna tins

Slideshow | 24 November, 2010

01 September

Image | 21 January, 2010 at 15:59

01 September - Pacific Ocean. A call for marine reserves is made alongside an illegal "FAD" (Fish Aggregating Device) in the Pacific. Read more .

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