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Overfishing has no place in any of our oceans

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | March 15, 2013

Today, fishing communities in the Netherlands and West Africa had their eyes set on Australia and the Abel Tasman “monster boat” – a ship more than twice the size of any fishing vessel to have ever fished in Australian waters. ...

The Tuna Industry's Wasteful Practices Revealed in Shocking New Video

Blog entry by Monica Davies | November 17, 2011

Greenpeace has again shed light on the careless and wasteful fishing practices that are rife throughout our oceans with the release of shocking new video footage, captured by a tuna industry whistleblower. The video footage that...

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...

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 new president says No! to the plunder of Africa’s waters

Blog entry by Monica Davies | April 4, 2012

You’ve no doubt seen our campaign for fairer fishing in West Africa. You’ve hopefully watched the videos showing the impact overfishing is having on human lives in Senegal, and how foreign fishing fleets are to blame. You’ve...

Who will join the fight against pirate fishing?

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | October 25, 2012

Heavy clouds were in the sky and the water rippled under the wind as the Rainbow Warrior entered on Wednesday the Chagos marine reserve, established by the UK government in 2010.  This area is a no-take marine reserve, one of the...

The decision that Senegal, and Africa needs

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | March 28, 2013

A message to Macky Sall, Senegalese President: Your Excellency: Greenpeace wishes to congratulate you for your decision to ban monster boats from accessing our precious Senegalese waters. Indeed, this is not only a courageous...

“No” to the selling of Africa’s future

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | February 23, 2012

As Senegalese presidential hopefuls battle it out ahead of the upcoming elections, Greenpeace and community fishermen are calling on them to make African fisheries – and the many livelihoods that depend on them – a priority. ...

West African Fisheries Decline Steeply as Government Fails to Act

Blog entry by Monica Davies | September 22, 2011

The traditional Senegalese delicacy leads the way in the decline of West African fish population while local government gives fisheries no respite. The Senegalese Maritime Economy Ministry has failed to save its country’s...

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