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Pacific Ocean

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 17:00

If someone told you that a sea horse, sea snakes and a sea turtle could save the Pacific, would you wonder how? If they said that these three could take on pirates and greedy corporations and win, would they even start to sound like superheroes...

Greenpeace welcomes Sealord’s promise to end destructive tuna fishing

Press release | 29 May, 2013 at 12:44

Auckland, May 29, 2013 – Greenpeace has today applauded a decision from New Zealand fishing brand Sealord to remove a destructing fishing method from its supply chain of canned skipjack tuna by early 2014 and urged the wider industry to follow suit.

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.

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 protests against US, Panama ships for plunder of Pacific tuna

Press release | 17 September, 2009 at 0:00

Pacific Ocean– Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza today painted "Fueling Plunder" and "Tuna Plunder" on the hull of Panamanian-flagged tanker MV Fong Seong 888 in protest against its role in fueling the unabated fishing operations in...

New Evidence of Threats to Pacific Tuna Stocks

Press release | 1 October, 2009 at 16:49

New evidence to show the urgent need for marine reserves in the Pacific, as part of a global network of protection, was today presented by Greenpeace to the officials who can make or break the future of tuna in the Pacific.

Taiwanese ships caught illegally transferring tuna at sea

Press release | 2 September, 2009 at 0:00

Western Pacific Ocean – Two Taiwanese longline tuna fishing vessels were today caught by Greenpeace in the act of illegally transferring fish at sea (1). Fishing vessels Her Hae and Jia Yu Fa were carrying tuna and shark fins, and were...

Greenpeace ship heading to Pacific to protect threatened tuna stocks

Press release | 27 August, 2009 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is sailing to the Western and Central Pacific Ocean to protect threatened Pacific tuna stocks (1), as the fishing industry reports record catches.

Urgent action by Japan needed to protect the Pacific tuna

Press release | 11 September, 2009 at 0:00

Western Pacific Ocean – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, campaigning to end the destruction of the world’s oceans, today unfurled banners saying "Marine Reserves Now" and "No Return from Overfishing" after witnessing Japanese purse...

Working to keep pirates and overfishing out of my backyard

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 23 March, 2012 4 comments

Tuna is the lifeline for many Pacific island communities - a source of income, jobs and food. That’s why, as a Pacific islander and someone who has been working on oceans conservation for over a decade, I am still very angry at the...

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