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Rainbow Warrior crew take action in Taiwan to defend tuna

Feature story | January 25, 2011 at 7:33

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

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Two ships, one vision for our oceans

Blog entry by Steve Smith, Greenpeace International | October 14, 2012

Thousands of miles apart, two Greenpeace ships propelled our global oceans campaign forward today. This morning in Taiwan – home to the world’s largest tuna fishing fleet – Greenpeace activists took action at the largest...

The future of our oceans deserves a fair debate in Taiwan

Blog entry by Yu Fen Kao, Greenpeace East Asia | August 26, 2011

Greenpeace campaigner Yu Fen Kao briefs reporters on the overfishing crisis facing our oceans and the urgent need for action by Taiwan's Fisheries Agency. Yesterday, Greenpeace activists went to the Taiwan Fisheries Agency ’s...

Victory for the oceans and freedom of speech in Taiwan

Blog entry by YuFen Kao, Greenpeace East Asia | February 13, 2012

Greenpeace East Asia oceans campaigner YuFen Kao I began working for Greenpeace East Asia nearly two years ago, because I always wanted to work on environmental issues and to focus on increasing attention on global issues here...

The power of bearing witness

Blog entry by Chris Hay | January 24, 2011

A dictionary definition of 'bearing witness' reads: to show by your existence that something is true. This seems to me to be only part of the story. Bearing witness is one of the founding principles of Greenpeace, up there with...

Our man in Taiwan

Blog entry by Chris Hay | November 13, 2010

Hi. It’s Chris Hay reporting from Taiwan. I’m usually based in the New Zealand office but right now I’m working with my Greenpeace colleagues in the Taiwan office who are campaigning hard to make tuna fishing sustainable. Fishing is...

Shark-finning fines add to spotlight on Taiwan's ocean destruction

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | February 20, 2012

Late last year, while I was onboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, we discovered a Taiwanese ship, the Sheng Chi Hui Number 7, catching and finning sharks in Palauan waters. This is a sad, destructive and unfortunately widespread...

Spiderman on the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Arthur Dionio | January 20, 2011

Muhamad Adhonian Canarisla (we call him 'Adhon') , from Indonesia, is an inspiring person to many Southeast Asian activists, especially in his country. In 2008, Adhon stopped a huge palm oil ship from leaving Indonesia by hanging on...

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,...

Calling for Pacific marine reserves in Taiwan

Blog entry by Ronetava Ronaivakulu | January 18, 2011

Bula. My name is Ronetava Ronaivakulua (you can call me Ron) and I’m from an island in the South Pacific called Fiji. I'm currently onboard the Rainbow Warrior on its East Asia Ocean Defenders tour in Taiwan. I'm here as a...

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