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Slavery and Labour Abuse in the Fishing Sector

Publication | 26 August, 2014 at 11:30

Working conditions aboard fishing vessels are among the worst in the world. At sea, vessels can operate without scrutiny depending on the flag they carry and whether they operate in areas with limited monitoring, control, surveillance and...

Greenpeace urges international support for first high seas no-take area in the Pacific

Press release | 6 October, 2010 at 10:32

Pohnpei, Micronesia, 6 October 2010 - Greenpeace is calling on Governments which are part of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to support the Cook Islands plan to close off a large area of international waters (1) to...

New South Korean fisheries law a good first step to curb illegal fishing

Press release | 2 July, 2013 at 14:44

Seoul, July 2, 2013 – In response to news that the Korean National Assembly has amended its fisheries law to help curb illegal fishing (1), Greenpeace East Asia oceans campaigner Jiehyun Park made the following statement:

Ocean Expedition 2013

Publication | 17 October, 2013 at 11:20

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza was in the Indian Ocean for two months investigating fishing vessels operating illegally or using highly destructive and wasteful fishing techniques.

Taking the whaling debate to the Japanese people

Feature story | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

We have officially opened a new Communications Centre in the northern fishing district of Aomori. As we mark 20 years of non-violent environmental campaigning in Japan this year, we're bringing our message of healthy oceans, whale protection, and...

Monster boats: More than an environmental injustice

Blog entry by Angela Lazou Dean | 28 November, 2014 1 comment

Inspired by the touching stories of the small low impact fishers around the globe being impacted by monster boats, I recently decided to look into the definition of environmental justice. While I discovered that there is no...

Greenpeace Criteria for Sustainable Fisheries

Publication | 13 March, 2009 at 0:00

What does sustainable mean? Which criteria defines if a fishery is sustainable?

4.5 million km2 conservation area

Press release | 31 December, 2010 at 11:51

Amsterdam, 1 January 2011 - Greenpeace welcomes the entry into force today of a vast marine conservation area in the West and Central Pacific. In an attempt to rescue the region's declining bigeye and yellowfin tuna stocks, the no-take zone bans...

Greenpeace photographer Paul Hilton honoured at World Press Photo awards

Blog entry by John Novis | 13 February, 2012 2 comments

Many congratulations to our trusted friend and photographer Paul Hilton on his ‘Shark Fin’ World Press Photo 2012 3rd prize in Nature win. It’s great news for Greenpeace too - this powerful picture of a shark being pulled onto a...

Court rules activists were justified in breaking the law

Blog entry by Hanne Lyng Winter | 20 January, 2012 8 comments

A Danish court has acquitted an activist and Greenpeace Nordic of trespassing on five Danish fishing vessels, even though the hearing started both actually admitting to trespassing. The court found - just like we did - that the reason...

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