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Global Marine Reserves Pledge

Action | April 22, 2010 at 6:46

We need to defend our oceans because without them, life on Earth cannot exist.

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Sign the petition for a global network of marine reserves

Pirates blacklisted

Feature story | October 7, 2008 at 5:46

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Here there be pirates

Blog entry by nick | April 17, 2009

Here's a blog from John Hocevar, our US oceans campaign director Ahoy! As Somali pirates have captured the world’s attention over the past week, I’ve been up to my neck in pirates of a different sort. Greenpeace got a tip that...

Real pirates plunder and steal

Blog entry by Szabina Mozes | October 21, 2013

It is now more than 30 days since our ship was seized and our 30 friends and colleagues were arrested. They now face a charge of piracy — an absurd charge that carries a maximum 15 year jail sentence.  In the meantime pirate fishing...

Dozens dead, blacklisted and indebted, but still fishing

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | December 19, 2014

As a country with so much invested in high-tech export earnings, Korea’s out-of-control distant water fishing industry must be starting to give its politicians and business leaders ulcers. The Oyang 75 sitting in Montevideo, Uruguay,...

Glimmer of hope for Pacific tuna

Feature story | December 15, 2008 at 2:52

The final outcome of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission is too weak to stop overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Pacific islanders are still at great risk from the collapse of this fishery. But the decision to close...

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...

Pirates, murder and surfing

Blog entry by Nick | July 17, 2008

Pirate fishing vessel An illegal fishing ship whose captain is rumoured to have been murdered has thrown plans for the World Surfing Championship in Bali into chaos by running aground on the island's best surf break and it turns out...

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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