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13 infractions found in just twenty days of fisheries surveillance in West Africa

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 13:00

Dakar, 4 May 2017 - 11 arrests of vessels fishing illegally have occurred in just three weeks of joint surveillance with local authorities in West African waters. This is out of 13 fishing regulation infractions identified during the two month...

Defending Our Oceans

Hub | December 11, 2009 at 18:06

According to the United Nations, over 75 percent of the world's fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or significantly depleted. Some species have already been fished to commercial extinction; many more are on the verge.

YES! To a sustainable fishing code in Senegal!

Action | May 5, 2015 at 12:30

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Empty Nets, Empty Future

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 13:34

Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.

Senegal cancels fishing licenses for 29 foreign trawlers: our congratulations to the...

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 12:50

An open letter of congratulations to the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, from Greenpeace Africa.

Senegalese Fishermen launch platform to protect their rights

Press release | October 19, 2012 at 13:26

Warang, October 19, 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa today helped bring together Senegalese fishermen, fish packers and sellers in the wake of the biggest ever fishing scandals to hit Senegal.

Greenpeace and Senegalese fishermen cooperate to tackle overfishing

Press release | February 16, 2012 at 13:55

Dakar, 16th February 2012. Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, has docked today at the port of Dakar, where they were welcomed by more fifty artisanal fishermen with their traditional pirogues. In the coming weeks the Arctic Sunrise will sail the...

Greenpeace exposes another foreign super trawler in Senegalese waters

Press release | February 20, 2012 at 13:55

Dakar, 20th February, 2012- Today Greenpeace protested against foreign overfishing in Senegalese waters. Activists from Europe and Africa confronted a Lithuanian-flagged super pelagic trawler, the“Irivinga” and unveiled a banner reading “Stop...

6000 Senegalese Fishermen tell their Government, "Make Fishing a Priority Now!"

Feature story | January 24, 2012 at 10:18

We asked Senegalese fishermen what they want their government to do for the local fishing industry. Instead of one answer, we received a shout, a cry, a unanimous chorus – “Make sustainable fishing a priority!”

Greenpeace protests against EU subsidised plunder of West African Waters

Feature story | March 2, 2012 at 16:53

Today, activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise protested against European overfishing in Mauritanian waters. The activists attached symbolic giant Euro bank notes and a banner saying “Stop EU Subsidised Plunder” on the hull of the...

Foreign vessels sucking the life from Africa’s fisheries

Feature story | April 10, 2012 at 11:50

As West African leaders becoming increasingly outspoken about overfishing, we are continuing our protest against European factory trawlers that are emptying seas and putting the future of local coastal communities at risk.

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.

Greenpeace reaction to the statement of the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 13:32

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Senegalese government that it will follow-up on the fishing authorizations that resulted in the plunder of pelagic resources of the country between 2010 and 2012.

West African fishing communities say “no” to monster-boats

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 13:55

Nouakchott, September 9th, 2013 - Fishermen's organizations and civil society have supported that predatory boats are not welcome in West African waters this Sunday in Nouakchott.

Reviewing of the fisheries Code and its Enforcement Decree:

Press release | October 12, 2014 at 13:55

Dakar, 12 October -- Today, thousands of Senegalese have joined Greenpeace and other organizations’ call to President Macky Sall to act and give the country a fisheries code that can ensure environmentally sustainable and socially equitable...

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | December 14, 2012 at 13:55

Dakar, January 14, 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and Senegalese fishermen are calling on future leaders to review fisheries management legislation and to establish sustainable policies. Greenpeace has launched a caravan that will tour main cities and...

Over 6,000 Senegalese fishermen challenge politicians to put communities first

Press release | January 19, 2012 at 13:55

Dakar, January 19, 2012 – Today, the “My voice, my future” caravan organized by Greenpeace and small-scale fishing communities ended with a call on Senegalese politicians to take into account their concerns over the depletion of fish stocks and...

Fraud on the gross tonnage by industrial fishing vessels

Press release | March 24, 2016 at 13:00

Dakar, 24 March 2016 - A coalition of fisheries stakeholders and civil society organizations, consisting of associations of artisanal fishermen, women processors, fishmongers, marine officers, and marine and environmental associations, is calling...

Chinese companies see subsidies cancelled and permits removed for illegal fishing in...

Press release | March 9, 2018 at 9:01

Dakar, Senegal 9 March 2018 – The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) is pulling the plug on three Chinese companies conducting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in West Africa. This demonstrates an increased intolerance by...

Oceans Advocates

Feature story | October 28, 2010 at 15:34

West African nations, like Mauritania and Senegal, have some of the richest fishing grounds in the world. However these reserves are being rapidly depleted by unsustainable fishing practices, often by foreign fishing fleets.

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