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HSBC Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 9:23

Kuala Lumpur, 14 Feb 2016 -- Dissatisfied Malaysian customers today presented HSBC with a mock cheque to the value of 228,434 signatures urging the bank to “Stop Funding Forest Fires in Indonesia”. The HSBC customers were joined by activists from...

Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 14:46

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:31 2 comments

If we don’t watch out, the seafood on our plate might just be tainted by human rights abuses and illegal and destructive fishing. Greenpeace investigations uncovered vessels that had been engaged in both human trafficking and the Illegal...

Cases of Beriberi on Thai vessels

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:25

Thai overseas fishing fleets struck by an outbreak of Beriberi in early 2016. In January 2016, Greenpeace Southeast Asia investigated reports of forced labour and deaths onboard two Thai fishing trawlers. A crew of 32 had been...

Exposing the underbelly of the Thai fishing industry

Feature story | December 15, 2016 at 16:00

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as victims of forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers are the same people working for both human...

Turn the Tide

Video | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

In 2015, global media exposed widespread human rights abuses, with links to US pet food brands and supermarkets, in Thailand’s overseas fishing industry. When authorities tried to tackle the problem the fishing companies simply shifted operations...

Thai fishing fleet moving to Indian ocean to avoid regulation, finds Greenpeace...

Press release | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

Bangkok, 15 December 2016 - A 12-month investigation by Greenpeace Southeast Asia has found that Thailand’s overseas fishing fleets are intentionally shifting to remote waters in order to avoid fishing regulations. The investigation started seven...

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