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Shameful Kiwi connection to Aussie-bound deathship

Press release | August 30, 2012 at 12:28

Auckland, 30 August 2012 - Greenpeace activists blocking the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, from arriving in Australia this morning have revealed that two New Zealanders have a controlling interest in the ship.

People power wins! Super trawler banned #NOSUPERTRAWLERS

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 12, 2012

Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has announced new laws that will ban the Margiris super trawler for up to two years. Burke acknowledged overwhelming public concern in reaching this significant decision. Congratulations to...

Greenpeace activists confront Aussie-bound deathship with a shameful Kiwi connection

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 30, 2012

LIVE: Greenpeace activists are now confronting the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, as it arrives in Australia. The activists are calling on the Australian Government to refuse to grant a...

Super trawlers and bycatch: the true story

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 30, 2012

As the super trawler Margiris steams towards Australia’s shores, a series of concerns have been raised. One is the impact on marine life, like dolphins and seals, that invariably are caught in the vessel’s enormous nets. Although...

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