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Greenpeace France's Tunamobile and the Road to ICCAT

Blog entry by François Chartier | 20 November, 2010 1 comment

François Chartier ponders the future of the bluefin tuna For nearly one month, Greenpeace France activists have been following the French Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Bruno Le Maire, wherever he goes with our...

A big day for bluefin approaches

Blog entry by Oliver Knowles, oceans campaigner | 18 November, 2010

I’m on my way to Paris right now, where some important days for bluefin tuna are going to be taking place later this week and next. Fisheries managers and representatives from countries around the world are about to come to together at...

Illegal tuna fishing in Libyan waters... How could it possibly be?

Blog entry by Sebastian Losada | 9 November, 2011 3 comments

(Or: Talk about ethics) Oil, arms, timber trade… and tuna . Crises, particularly civil unrest, can be a perfect environment for making profit, as lack of control paves the way for some unscrupulous operators to the detriment of...

Closed Doors at Paris Bluefin Tuna Summit

Blog entry by Oliver Knowles | 26 November, 2010 1 comment

I’ve been in Paris for just under two weeks attending the 17 th annual ICCAT meeting – a gathering of the fisheries managers who decide fishing quotas on bluefin tuna and other species in the year ahead. Every day, I walk the short...

A Spanish View on ICCAT: the Bluefin Tuna Summit

Blog entry by Celia Ojeda Martinez | 19 November, 2010

Celia Ojeda Martinez onboard the Arctic Sunrise during the 2010 Defending the Mediterranean expedition When I started working for Greenpeace Spain a few years ago, I knew that the bluefin tuna was an important and iconic fish...


Image | 19 November, 2010 at 15:02

French policemen look confused as Greenpeace activists park the bluefin tunamobile in front of the ICCAT meeting venue in Paris. The specially designed ‘tuna-mobile’ has a life-size bluefin tuna and a fishing net on its roof, with a sign reading...

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ICCAT delegates at a cozy dinner cruise hosted by overfishers

Image | 23 November, 2010 at 17:47

Greenpeace France activists block a boat on the Seine River, on which the French Directorate of Fisheries invited delegates attending the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas meeting to a dinner cruise. There are...

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Pirates of the Mediterranean

E-card | 20 April, 2010 at 14:01

The bluefin tuna fishery in the Mediterranean is on the verge of collapse. These three ministers were supposed to safeguard its future. Instead, they've let the fishing industry plunder an irreplaceable treasure. If they don't close the...

Tunamobile in Luxembourg

Image | 10 November, 2010 at 15:50

10 November 2010 - Luxembourg. A policeman tries to remove one of the Greenpeace activists who followed the French fisheries minister Bruno Le Maire to the EU meeting in Luxembourg, in a converted sea-blue Mini, a specially designed ‘tuna-mobile’...

Time and tuna are running out

Image | 21 September, 2007 at 18:23

September 2007, Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the opening of the annual ICCAT conference reading “Time and Tuna are Running Out,” citing the failure of the “bluefin recovery plan” agreed the year before. Greenpeace again demands that the...

ICCAT Conference in Paris

Image | 22 November, 2010 at 12:23

22 November 2010 - France. Greenpeace activists hang a banner on the Pont de Grenelle, on the river Seine, reading "Save the Bluefin Tuna Now." Greenpeace is demanding that this year’s ICCAT meeting (International Commission for the Conservation...

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