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EXPOSED! Pirates bankrolled by Spanish government

Feature story | 5 March, 2009 at 15:42

We've just presented evidence to the Fisheries Committee of the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) that the Spanish company Vidal Armadores S. A., despite being involved in pirate fishing, received over 3.5 million Euros in Spanish...

Toothy, tasty and under threat

Feature story | 28 October, 2002 at 0:00

A tasty fish with a toothy grin is prized loot for modern pirates. With a market value of US$10 a kilogram, toothfish are on the losing end of a massive international and illegal treasure hunt. Even member countries of the regional conservation...

Hoisting a new flag to combat pirate fishing: blacklist.greenpeace.org

Press release | 2 October, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace today launched an online database of fishing vessels involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and the companies that own them.

Time and tuna are running out

Background | 5 November, 2008 at 18:06

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for managing one of the most important fisheries in the Mediterranean, bluefin tuna. Yet the bluefin tuna fishery has been driven to the brink of collapse...

Pirates of the Mediterranean

E-card | 20 April, 2010 at 12:01

The bluefin tuna fishery in the Mediterranean is on the verge of collapse. These three ministers were supposed to safeguard its future. Instead, they've let the fishing industry plunder an irreplaceable treasure. If they don't close the...

Showdown off the coast of Kenya

Blog entry by Jess | 1 October, 2008 5 comments

A few days ago, Somali pirates hijacked a Ukrainian ship off the coast of Kenya. It seemed to be pirate business at usual, until they realized that they were in command of a ship carrying about US $30 million worth of weapons. The...

Nuclear renaissance UK: the public subsidies have begun

Blog entry by Justin | 11 December, 2009 5 comments

When it comes to the people making promises on behalf of nuclear power, can any of them be taken at their word? When it comes to Ed Miliband, the UK’s environment minister, we’re not so sure. Speaking in Parliament last month,...

The pirate fishing vessel

Image | 7 July, 2008 at 0:00

The pirate fishing vessel, Luna Rossa, cut off its illegal driftnet and fled from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.

Take action to protect tuna

Background | 3 December, 2008 at 13:35

Divers chained the propellers of four vessels

Image | 28 October, 2008 at 17:53

Divers chained the propellers of four vessels with a history of pirate fishing to the quayside in the port of Aviero (Portugal).Greenpeace will hand over the keys to the lock chaining the vessels Red, Caribe, Brites and Aveirense to the dockside...

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