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Palau govt, Greenpeace out to combat illegal fishing

Press release | November 2, 2012 at 11:50

Palau's President Johnson Toribiong today signed an agreement with Greenpeace to conduct a joint patrol in search of illegal fishing. Just last December, the same joint patrol caught a Taiwanese ship illegally fishing for sharks.

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Greenpeace urges Philippines to act on illegal fishing

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 10:00

Palau -– Greenpeace International is calling for immediate legal action against a Filipino ship that was previously engaging in an illegal transfer of fish on the high seas a week ago. The Filipino reefer, Sal 19, was found illegally transferring...

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IUU fishing? A big "no-no" in Palau

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | November 3, 2012

Palau, because of its beach and scenery, reminds me so much of the Philippines. Interestingly, similarities between the two countries range from vegetation to countries that ruled them. But what sets Palau different from the...

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

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | February 16, 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...

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