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Indian Ocean

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 17:00

The Indian Ocean provides the world with a quarter of all tuna. But that generosity can't last forever, especially when there are more and more boats catching fewer fish.

Greenpeace urges Mauritius to deny entry to suspected illegal South Korean fishing...

Press release | 18 April, 2013 at 17:43

Amsterdam, April 18, 2013 – The Mauritian government should refuse port clearance for a South Korean ship accused of illegal fishing in West African waters, Greenpeace International said on Thursday.

Greenpeace paints 'illegal' on South Korean ship Premier in Mauritian port protest

Press release | 21 April, 2013 at 9:24

Port Louis, Mauritius, April 21, 2013 – Seven Greenpeace International activists peacefully demonstrated in a Mauritian port on Sunday against a South Korean vessel accused of unlawful fishing in West African waters, demanding the Seoul...

IOTC fails to protect vulnerable Indian Ocean albacore tuna, sharks – Greenpeace

Press release | 10 May, 2013 at 18:50

Port Louis, Mauritius, May 10, 2013 – Greenpeace International condemned on Friday the lack of action by Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) members to halt the decline of the region's most vulnerable tuna species and for adopting inadequate...

Greenpeace exposes need for greater control of Indian Ocean fishing fleets

Press release | 3 May, 2013 at 6:52

Port Louis, Mauritius, May 3, 2013 – Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) members are failing to control fishing fleets and prevent illegal fishing and need to impose stricter controls to protect tuna stocks, Greenpeace International said on Friday.

Ocean Expeditions 2012

Publication | 26 February, 2013 at 14:57

In 2012, the Rainbow Warrior undertook a 9-week expedition through the Indian Ocean's fishing grounds, and the Esperanza undertook a 3-week expedition in Pacific Commons Area 1 and the EEZ of Palau. Both expeditions documented fishing operations;...

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior ends two weeks of joint fisheries surveillance with...

Press release | 24 September, 2012 at 12:15

Maputo, 24 September 2012 – The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior ended on Monday its two week cooperation with the Mozambican Ministry of Fisheries. The organisation had been patrolling the country’s waters and facilitating inspections of...

The monstrous reality of shark finning

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | 24 September, 2012 17 comments

I saw six sharks being cut up for their fins a few days ago. And as monstrous as it was, I know it won’t make headlines, it isn’t news. Currently, the fins from an estimated 26 million to 73 million sharks are sold each year, that’s...

Syndicat des Pecheurs, Mauritius

Slideshow | 15 October, 2012

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature story | 18 August, 2006 at 0:00

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

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