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Making Piracy History

Feature story | February 28, 2006 at 0:00

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed...

Herakles' Cameroon palm oil project halted

Blog entry by LWilliams | May 24, 2013

Bruce Wrobel, the chief executive of Herakles Farms, claims his company’s efforts to flatten a chunk of Cameroon’s dense rainforest to develop a palm oil plantation are borne of a desire to address a "dire humanitarian need". Yet...

Senegal cancels fishing licenses for 29 foreign trawlers

Blog entry by Greenpeace Africa | May 7, 2012

Our congratulations to the Fisheries Minister An open letter of congratulations to the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, from Greenpeace Africa. Dear Minister Diouf, It is with joy that we learned...

Update on negotiation deadlock

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | November 4, 2009

Kyoto Protocol negotiations will resume tomorrow after intense negotiations behind closed doors following yesterday's crisis.   The African group has been meeting with developed countries late into the night, also going public stating...

Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | October 25, 2012

Greenpeace has found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing. Our flagship Rainbow...

Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | May 11, 2012

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...

Japan's sordid vote-buying on whaling exposed

Blog entry by nick | June 15, 2010

So, what's your price to sell out the whales? Some brown envelopes stuffed with cash? A nice big cheque for development aid? All-expenses paid trips to exotic locations? Or some dubious entertainment, including 'good girls'? ...

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