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Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | 14 August, 2009 at 0:00

This week we have created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden. Our activists sailed into Swedish waters and have so far placed 140 granite rocks (each weighing between 0.5 and 3...

Jellyfish and chips for you, Mr. EU Minister?

Press release | 20 December, 2002 at 0:00

Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | 10 May, 2012 2 comments

Last week, the Senegalese government cancelled all fishing permits for foreign “ pelagic trawlers ,” large fishing vessels that drag nets below the surface of the ocean. This should remind leaders that with political will and...

Senegalese Fishing Communities

Slideshow | 23 August, 2012

Dirk Diederik Action near Mauritania

Image | 15 March, 2012 at 16:35

Greenpeace activists have attached a floating device with text reading "Stop The Plunder" to the fishing nets of the Dutch super trawler Dirk Diederik, stopping its fishing operation 30 miles off the coast of Mauritania. West African waters have...

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