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Greenpeace renews call to end illegal fishing at Interpol forum

Press release | 26 February, 2013 at 16:06

Lyon, 26 February 2013 – As Interpol convenes its first meeting to address the illegal fishing crisis, Greenpeace renewed its demand to end illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing, calling for stricter enforcement and the elimination of...

Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 11:00

Pacific Ocean, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

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:

Real life pirates - a scourge on our seas

Blog entry by Alicia Craw | 19 September, 2013 2 comments

Ahoy me hearties, gather your shipmates and swash your buckles ‘cause today be International Talk like a Pirate Day! A day when landlubbers around the globe can be heard uttering “aaars”, growls, mutters, and scowls, with true pirate...

Illegal fishing: what happens at sea too often stays at sea

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 26 February, 2013 1 comment

The problem of illegal fishing is enormous and Greenpeace has been working hard to combat illegal fishing for many years, as we try to protect our oceans and ensure future generations have fish and fishing jobs.  We have sent ships...

Rainbow Warrior prevents illegal fishing ship's escape

Press release | 27 July, 2009 at 0:00

Italian marine authorities have confiscated 15 kilometres of driftnets and an illegal catch of 30 bluefin tuna and swordfish from the Italian fishing vessel Frederica II, yesterday. The vessel had tried to flee, but the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow...

Get a piece of action: stop illegal F***ng in India

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid, Greenpeace India | 23 February, 2012 5 comments

On the usual ship tour even the incessantly hard working crew rests on Sundays. People get up relatively late and take it easy, catch up on email and nurture social contacts. But this is not the usual ship tour and our Sunday could not...

Pirates of the Pacific

Blog entry by JulietteH | 25 November, 2011 6 comments

Yesterday we found evidence of high seas pirates illegally fishing tuna in the Pacific. The high seas pockets have long been a playground for pirate fishermen making it difficult for surrounding Pacific Island countries to...

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | 12 December, 2011 3 comments

During our joint enforcement exercise with the Palauan authorities, we discovered a suspected illegal operation on board a long liner in Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone.   The Taiwanese vessel the Sheng Chi Hui was spotted by...

Ending pirate fishing for the future of the Pacific

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 4 October, 2011 2 comments

Pohnpei is a beautiful tropical island in the middle of the Central Pacific, the largest and most populated island of the Federated States of Micronesia. Much to its green lush beauty is down to the rain that falls every day and the...

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