Russian Super Trawler Mikhail Verbitsky

Photo | 1 May, 2012

The 120 meter long Russian super trawler "Mikhail Verbitsky" fishing in West Africa waters. Foreign fleets are plundering the West African waters while fish stocks are diminishing. Bycatch like dolphins end up dead or dying in the giant nets of the super trawler. Greenpeace is campaigning in West Africa for the establishment of a sustainable, low impact fisheries policy that takes into account the needs and interests of small-scale fishermen and the local communities that depend on healthy oceans.

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Image | 19 December, 2014 at 14:30

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Image | 11 December, 2014 at 14:30

The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...

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