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10,000 boxes of stolen fish making for Las Palmas

Feature story | 11 April, 2006 at 0:00

We're on the tail of a huge cargo ship full of stolen fish heading to the Spanish port of Las Palmas. The fish, taken from the waters of one of Africa's poorest countries - Guinea Conakry - is bound for the plates of European consumers. Ships...

Witnessing the Plunder 2006

Publication | 8 March, 2007 at 12:41

Pirate fishing fleets operate in contravention of conservation and management rules, labour and tax laws. Crew employed on board of these pirate vessels often live in near-slavery conditions.This report focuses on exposing the high levels of...

Victory - pirates in deep deep trouble

Feature story | 18 April, 2006 at 0:00

After a chase of over 1000 miles, a six day occupation and hours of diplomatic negotiations, Spain has finally agreed to declare the cargo from the "Binar 4'" - 200 tonnes of fish stolen from West Africa - illegal. Guinean officials also...

Pirate ship boarded and branded

Feature story | 13 April, 2006 at 0:00

Activists from the Esperanza have climbed on board an illegal cargo vessel full of fish stolen from Guinean waters. Greenpeace and the Environmental Justice Foundation tailed the "Binar 4" for six days, as it sailed from West Africa to dump its...

Victory - pirates in deep deep trouble

Feature story | 18 April, 2006 at 0:00

After a chase of over 1000 miles, a six day occupation and hours of diplomatic negotiations, Spain has finally agreed to declare the cargo from the "Binar 4'" - 200 tonnes of fish stolen from West Africa - illegal. Guinean officials also...

Pirate ship boarded and branded

Feature story | 13 April, 2006 at 0:00

Activists from the Esperanza have climbed on board an illegal cargo vessel full of fish stolen from Guinean waters. Greenpeace and the Environmental Justice Foundation tailed the "Binar 4" for six days, as it sailed from West Africa to dump its...

African fishermen share their stories with UK leaders

Blog entry by Gemma Freeman | 21 May, 2011 2 comments

African Voices: Unloading fish from pirogues in the harbour of Joal. © Gordon Welters / Greenpeace Three leaders of West African fishing communities arrived in the UK this past week to reveal how massive European fleets...

Greenpeace activists come down from the crane

Image | 18 April, 2006 at 20:57

Greenpeace activists come down from the crane of the illegal cargo vessel Binar 4 after 6 days of blockade. The Binar 4, chinese owned under convenience flag of Panama, arrived in Las Palmas full of fish stolen from Guinean waters. The protest...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 1:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea,...

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