Fishy business: Stolen Pacific tuna in the European market

Publication - 25 September, 2007
New evidence gathered by Greenpeace and presented in this report shows that part of the tuna fleet licensed to fish in the Eastern Pacific - and linked to the European market - has become involved in illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing activities, also known as pirate fishing, in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean – one of the last remaining large tuna fisheries on the planet.

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Executive summary: Tuna is being unsustainably stolen from the Pacific, where Pacific Island Countries (also know as the Large Ocean States) depend on tuna for income and food. This tuna, destined for European markets, is sold under well known brand names or under private brands by some of the biggest European supermarket chains.

Num. pages: 15

ISBN: JN 082