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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...

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.

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:

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...

Greenpeace Criteria for Sustainable Fisheries

Publication | 13 March, 2009 at 0:00

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

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...

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...

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...

Our leaders can and should save the Pacific tuna next week

Blog entry by Duncan Williams, Greenpeace Australia | 19 March, 2012 3 comments

Ocean stewardship in the Pacific has come a long way. Ask a Pacific islander fifty years ago about managing fish and you would have been greeted with a look of bemusement. After all, fish back in the day were thought of as unlimited.

My Christmas wish: responsible fishing in the Pacific

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 20 December, 2011 3 comments

My job as a Greenpeace oceans campaigner has sent me to lots of places in the past ten years- on land and at sea. Last month, I was in Manila, Philippines to meet with the president of Frabelle fishing corporation, one of the largest...

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