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Real life pirates - a scourge on our seas

Blog entry by Alicia Craw | 19 September, 2013 2 comments

Ahoy me hearties, gather your shipmates and swash your buckles ‘cause today be International Talk like a Pirate Day! A day when landlubbers around the globe can be heard uttering “aaars”, growls, mutters, and scowls, with true pirate...

Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 12:00

Pacific Ocean, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

Greenpeace calls for arrest of illegal Japanese fishing ship

Press release | 9 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace today called for the arrest of the captain of the Japanese ship Koyu Maru 3, which was caught fishing illegally in the Cook Islands.

Illegal fishing: what happens at sea too often stays at sea

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 26 February, 2013 1 comment

The problem of illegal fishing is enormous and Greenpeace has been working hard to combat illegal fishing for many years, as we try to protect our oceans and ensure future generations have fish and fishing jobs.  We have sent ships...

Get a piece of action: stop illegal F***ng in India

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid, Greenpeace India | 23 February, 2012 5 comments

On the usual ship tour even the incessantly hard working crew rests on Sundays. People get up relatively late and take it easy, catch up on email and nurture social contacts. But this is not the usual ship tour and our Sunday could not...

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | 12 December, 2011 3 comments

During our joint enforcement exercise with the Palauan authorities, we discovered a suspected illegal operation on board a long liner in Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone.   The Taiwanese vessel the Sheng Chi Hui was spotted by...

Pirates of the Pacific

Blog entry by JulietteH | 25 November, 2011 6 comments

Yesterday we found evidence of high seas pirates illegally fishing tuna in the Pacific. The high seas pockets have long been a playground for pirate fishermen making it difficult for surrounding Pacific Island countries to...

Ending pirate fishing for the future of the Pacific

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau, Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 4 October, 2011 2 comments

Pohnpei is a beautiful tropical island in the middle of the Central Pacific, the largest and most populated island of the Federated States of Micronesia. Much to its green lush beauty is down to the rain that falls every day and the...

Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | 10 May, 2012 2 comments

Last week, the Senegalese government cancelled all fishing permits for foreign “ pelagic trawlers ,” large fishing vessels that drag nets below the surface of the ocean. This should remind leaders that with political will and...

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...

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