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Widespread destruction and fisheries mismanagement in the Northwest Atlantic

Press release | 12 August, 2005 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, returned to Halifax today with evidence of deep-sea destruction by high seas bottom trawlers. Greenpeace has collected images and documentation of the damage to deep-sea fish stocks and habitats in the...

Greenpeace leaves a mark and casts a net of legal doubts on Icelandic ship

Press release | 6 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace called on Iceland and other members of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) to get their deep-sea fisheries mismanagement under control by branding the side of the Petur Jonsson, a 64-meter Icelandic bottom trawler with...

Estonian ship caught in the act, hiding its catch

Press release | 10 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace swimmers with flares and a buoy reading "stop deep sea destruction" clung to the bow of the Estonian flagged bottom trawler Lootus II in the foggy Northwest Atlantic protesting what is happening out of sight in international waters. ...

Greenpeace films shrimp boats bottom trawling near vulnerable soft corals

Press release | 2 August, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) to impose an immediate moratorium on high seas bottom trawling, so that vulnerable areas of deep-sea biodiversity that exist within its boundaries can be clearly...

Bottom Trawling in the NAFO area

Generic multimedia item | 13 September, 2005 at 1:00

The North Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) might be one of the oldest fisheries management organisations in the world but it still can't control destructive fishing in its waters.

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