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Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 14, 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...

Dirk Diederik Action near Mauritania

Image | March 15, 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...

Senegalese Fishing Communities

Slideshow | August 23, 2012

Jellyfish and chips for you, Mr. EU Minister?

Press release | December 20, 2002 at 0:00

Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | May 10, 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...

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