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Illegal Fishing Vessels Found in Chagos Marine Reserve

Feature story | October 25, 2012 at 11:12

Greenpeace has found two illegal Sri Lankan fishing boats inside the Chagos marine reserve and has called on the UK government to enforce protection of this Indian Ocean reserve from pirate fishing.

It's time for Mauritius to take ownership of its waters

Blog entry by Simon Clydesdale | October 16, 2012

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has spent the past few days hosting all the key players in one of the Indian Ocean’s prime tuna hubs – Port Louis in Mauritius. This is a welcome turnaround. Just a few days ago it didn’t...

Listening to and empowering Indian Ocean fishing communities

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen, Greenpeace International | October 12, 2012

After almost three weeks at sea in the southern region of the Indian Ocean , the second leg of our Indian Ocean expedition is wrapping up. We’ve travelled 2400 nautical miles on the Rainbow...

Rainbow Warrior in Key Tuna Hub, Mauritius

Feature story | October 12, 2012 at 13:05

Greenpeace will hold talks with the Mauritian government and key stakeholders about sustainable tuna fisheries this weekend following the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior in Port Louis today.

Never again in our oceans!

Blog entry by Bakary Coulibaly | October 11, 2012

If there was ever a scandal that needed definitive action to be taken against those responsible for it, it is the issue of fishing permits in Senegal between March 2010 and April 2012. The effects of large factory trawlers that were...

Life Loves Living

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | October 3, 2012

You’ll see it best on the darkest nights. When the moon is empty and clouds cover the stars – that’s when the ocean and algae collude. Like the Arctic’s Northern Lights, this is one of those natural phenomena that leave you giddy,...

Something to be Saved

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | October 2, 2012

We’re about 200km off the coast of South Africa, sailing in the high seas of the Indian Ocean. During the night we caught up to a Spanish longliner, one of the many foreign vessels fishing in the region, others coming from places like...

Senegal's Catch of a Lifetime

Feature story | August 23, 2012 at 11:46

A heart-warming David and Goliath-type story from our oceans campaign in West Africa (with a happy ending).

Senegalese Fishermen Smile Again

Blog entry by Bakary Coulibaly | August 20, 2012

The cancellation, in May, of 29 fishing authorizations granted to foreign vessels by the Senegalese government is beginning to have beneficial effects for Senegalese people already. Less than two months after the departure of the...

Victory in Senegal!

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | May 7, 2012

After the removal of AFP (Association of Pelagic Freezer Ships) boats from Mauritanian waters about a week ago, it was the Senegalese government’s turn to cancel all fishing authorizations allocated to pelagic trawlers operating in its...

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