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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.

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...

Captain's Blog: The doors will open

Blog entry by Mike Finken | January 18, 2011

When actions are principally correct all the doors and weather windows open. Our stop in Green Island, has been a confirmation of that. The monsoon is wicked off Taiwan and has not stopped blowing this year and Green Island,...

Looking for tuna in Taiwan

Blog entry by Apple Chow | January 14, 2011

The ship has already left windy and rainy Keelung and we just arrived at the second stop of the Ocean Defenders East Asia tour , Su-ao in eastern Taiwan. Suao is the second largest tuna fishery port in Taiwan. At 7am the following...

Exposed: Suspected illegal tuna carrier in Taiwanese port

Image | January 24, 2011 at 8:03

Activists on board the Rainbow Warrior exposed a ship suspected of violating Taiwanese fisheries laws, in the port of Kaoshiung, Taiwan. They projected messages onto the hull and called on the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency to investigate the...

Matt Watson talks about fishing and sustainability

Video | June 8, 2009 at 9:01

Extreme fisherman and star of the Ultimate Fishing Show Matt Watson talks about fishing, sustainability and the Greenpeace report: While Stocks Last.

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