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Australia to ban super trawlers

Press release | September 11, 2012 at 16:21

Auckland, 11 September 2012 - Greenpeace congratulated the Australian Government today for showing the courage to prevent the Abel Tasman super trawler fishing in Australian waters.

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...

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