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Sustainable Pacific Tuna Fisheries and the role of Philippines

Publication | November 11, 2011 at 20:33

The Philippines has the third largest tuna catch in the region after Japan and Korea. Bigeye and yellowfin tuna species are in decline in the region and have recently been listed as vulnerable and near threatened by the International Union for...

Today's action, tomorrow's impact: a diver's reflection

Blog entry by Wansiri Rongrongmuang | November 23, 2012

Vast indigo ocean, endless blue sky with different shades of clouds and a small group of determined people wanting to change something, here I am in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with Greenpeace. It was almost like I used my...

The Truth About FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices)

Video | September 29, 2009 at 20:00

Fish Aggregating Devices (or FADs) are still widely used by tuna fishing fleets throughout the Pacific Ocean despite a (temporary) ban. The use of FADs results in the bycatch of many juvenile and unwanted species contributing to the depletion of...

Kababayan towards a more sustainable tuna fishery

Blog entry by Joan Meris | November 22, 2011

“Arya!” shouted the captain.  This word reverberated around Purple Lilac 888 as it readied itself to release its net. “Arya” , which literally means “forge ahead”, is a Philippine term used in fishing jargon to refer to the...

Helicopter Pilot Blows Whistle On Tuna Industry

Video | November 17, 2011 at 18:04

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