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Make Piracy History

Press release | 27 February, 2006 at 1:00

After spending 73 days at sea defending the whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is preparing to set sail again, this time to turn world attention on the plague of pirate fishing (1). Every day, in every...

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | 6 May, 2013 at 13:00

SECOND EDITION - Updated May 2013 Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and...

Why Europe's low impact fishermen should get more quota

Blog entry by Nina Thuellen | 27 January, 2015 2 comments

During the last five years, hundreds of thousands of you joined us in calling on Europe's politicians to both protect our seas from overfishing and to create new laws that support fair and sustainable fishing. And together, we did...

High seas robbery

Blog entry by Karli Thomas, Elvira Jiménez | 16 January, 2015 9 comments

Finding illegal fishing vessels in the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean – over 20 million square kilometers of deep, rough and icy waters – sounds like a near impossible task. But it turns out that finding them is the easy part,...

Dozens dead... blacklisted and indebted, but still fishing

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 19 December, 2014 3 comments

As a country with so much invested in high-tech export earnings, Korea's out-of-control distant water fishing industry must be starting to give its politicians and business leaders ulcers. The Oyang 75, sitting in Montevideo, Uruguay,...

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...

Greenpeace launches first public pirate fishing vessel ‘list of shame’ and demands...

Press release | 7 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today launched a first global database of blacklisted, illegal fishing vessels, in a bid to tackle the huge problem of illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing, a $9 billion rogue industry which is having a devastating effect...

Widespread destruction and fisheries mismanagement in the Northwest Atlantic

Press release | 12 August, 2005 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, returned to Halifax today with evidence of deep-sea destruction by high seas bottom trawlers. Greenpeace has collected images and documentation of the damage to deep-sea fish stocks and habitats in the...

"The cod has gone, the rest is next"

Press release | 25 July, 2005 at 2:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in the Northwest Atlantic today to document the indiscriminate devastation of deep-sea marine ecosystems caused by the most destructive of all industrial fishing methods - high seas bottom trawling.

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