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Fishing boat branded ‘illegal’ as Greenpeace demands Korea stop unlawful catch.

Press release | October 8, 2014 at 10:29

Busan, South Korea, 7 Oct 2014 – Protesting the arrival of the Korean flagged fishing vessel Insung 3 in Busan today, Greenpeace accused the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of failing to regulate the illegal activity of its distant...

Greenpeace ship busts illegal tuna fishing operation on the Pacific high seas

Press release | September 10, 2015 at 16:00

The Rainbow Warrior is at the scene of a serious pirate fishing operation taking place on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean.

Pirates of the Pacific caught in illegal tuna fishing

Press release | November 25, 2011 at 16:50

International waters, 25 November, 2011 – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza have demonstrated against tuna vessels operating illegally in an area known as the Pacific Commons (1) near Indonesia.

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Blog entry by Jamie | December 9, 2011

Yesterday, during our joint enforcement exercise with the Palauan authorities, we discovered a suspected illegal operation on board a long liner in Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The Taiwanese vessel...

Pirates of the Pacific

Blog entry by JulietteH | November 26, 2011

Yesterday we found evidence of high seas pirates illegally fishing tuna in the Pacific.   The high seas pockets have long been a playground for pirate fishermen making it difficult for surrounding Pacific Island countries to...

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...

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