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UN Ocean Treaty negotiations – Greenpeace response

Press release | September 17, 2018 at 22:00

New York– As the first round of UN negotiations towards a historic UN Ocean Treaty draws to a close, Dr Sandra Schoettner of Greenpeace’s global ocean sanctuaries campaign, said: “Oceans beyond national borders cover almost half of our planet...

A wave of change for Thai fishing fleets and the global seafood industry

Opinion | July 28, 2017 at 13:04

Thailand is on the brink of making real progress towards the elimination of destructive fishing and human rights abuses in its seafood supply chains. As a potential yellow card delisting from the European Commission looms, it remains to be seen...

Marine life flies outside UN as world meets to discuss global ocean treaty

Press release | September 5, 2018 at 9:59

New York - Greenpeace activists flew a giant turtle outside the United Nations HQ in New York this morning, as countries gathered to begin negotiations, for the first time in history, towards a treaty covering all oceans outside of national...

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...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s oceans

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 12:37

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

Nestlé misses the mark with statement on tackling its single-use plastics problem

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 19:24

Washington, DC - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] today aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and eventually phase...

Supply Chained

Publication | November 4, 2015 at 21:00

Thai Union Group PLC (TU) is the largest producer of canned tuna in the world, supplying to brands and retailers around the globe. But TU has been linked to the darkest sides of the seafood industry: human rights abuses, the wholesale waste of...

Turn The Tide

Publication | December 15, 2016 at 14:40

Greenpeace’s 12-month long investigation exposes the activities of Thailand’s rogue overseas fishing fleets, the companies behind them and their supply chain connections to export markets.

Thai Union Commits to More Sustainable, Socially-Responsible Seafood

Press release | July 11, 2017 at 13:01

BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL has committed to measures that will tackle illegal fishing and overfishing, as well as improve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the company’s supply chains.

Greenpeace highlights environmental and labor concerns ahead of Thai Union Annual...

Press release | April 5, 2016 at 12:27

As the Thai Union(TU) Annual General Meeting (AGM) opens in Bangkok today with more than a thousand attendees, Greenpeace reiterates that reputational damage, destructive fishing methods, labor and human rights abuses in the supply chain are...

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