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The European Union Action Plan to Eradicate IUU Fishing – A Greenpeace Critique

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 2:00

The UN FAO International Plan of Action (IPOA) to Prevent, Deter andEliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing was approved by the Committee on Fisheries by consensus on 2 March 2001. In doing so, the Committee urged all Members...

High Seas Areas Closed to Bottom Trawling

Publication | 14 July, 2006 at 2:00

This map shows high seas areas which are currently closed to the highly destructive practice of bottom trawling, as well as Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) which have taken measures against bottom trawling.

Greenpeace exposes pirate fishing on the Arctic high seas

Press release | 19 September, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace today stopped the Togo-flagged, factory trawler 'Murtosa', from illegally fishing for cod in the international section of the Barents Sea known as the "Loophole". Campaigners on board the Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, confirmed with the...

Chilean Government Support for Species Extinction

Press release | 31 October, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace rounds up 'wall of death' fishing nets in the Mediterranean sea

Press release | 23 June, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists aboard the Rainbow Warrior early this morning confronted Italian fishing pirates in the Mediterranean sea, some 65 kilometres south of the Italian island of Ponza, confiscating a section of the 8 kilometre long and 12 metre...

Ten football pitches worth of ocean floor devastated every four seconds

Press release | 7 June, 2006 at 2:00

As the kick-off to the football world cup approaches, Greenpeace has revealed the shocking fact that every four seconds, marine life in an area of ocean floor the size of ten football fields is wiped out by high seas bottom trawlers. Tomorrow has...

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 17:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

CITES: Last Chance for Bluefin Tuna

Publication | 12 March, 2010 at 1:00

Time is running out for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna as commercial mismanagement pushes the species to the brink of extinction.

Bond reduced, Rainbow Warrior free

Feature story | 4 July, 2003 at 2:00

Supporters in 14 cities around the world protested in front of Spanish embassies. Over 30,000 cyberactivists sent emails to the Spanish government asking for the ship's release. Even rock stars and politicians offered their help. The result: ...

Rock star, politicians, activists rally for RW

Feature story | 3 July, 2003 at 2:00

Rock star Chrissie Hynde (of The Pretenders fame) hoisted a fifteen metre banner over the stage and invited the audience in Valencia to meet her at the Rainbow Warrior. Representatives of the local socialist party joined her on board, presenting...

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