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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...

Where Have All The Tuna Gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

Fishing for northern bluefin tuna is one of the most profitable fishing industries in the Mediterranean. However, today's mismanagement, boosted by purse seining fishing fleets and the fast development of tuna fattening ranches, threatens the...

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.

Taiwanese ships caught illegally transferring tuna at sea

Press release | 2 September, 2009 at 2:00

Western Pacific Ocean – Two Taiwanese longline tuna fishing vessels were today caught by Greenpeace in the act of illegally transferring fish at sea (1). Fishing vessels Her Hae and Jia Yu Fa were carrying tuna and shark fins, and were...

Greenpeace demands indefinite closure of Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery until...

Press release | 21 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace is demanding that governments close indefinitely the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery in response to overwhelming evidence of widespread illegal and unregulated over-fishing for tuna and the complete failure of the so-called ‘bluefin...

European retail chain removes Pacific ‘stolen fish’ from supermarkets – Greenpeace...

Press release | 5 October, 2007 at 2:00

Tins of tuna sold by companies involved in pirate fishing have been withdrawn from sale by Austrian food discounter Norma, following revelations by Greenpeace of illegal fishing practices. The move came a week after Greenpeace Central & Eastern...

UN Fish Stocks Agreement Briefing

Publication | 22 May, 2006 at 2:00

The UN Fish Stocks Agreement (FSA) is the most comprehensive global agreement relating to the conservation and management of straddling and highly migratory fish stocks. Enhanced implementation, increased participation, as well as the adoption of...

Fishing from south to north - the story of the Kerguelen

Publication | 1 March, 2006 at 1:00

On September 20, 2005, Greenpeace confronted the high seas bottom trawler Kerguelen fishing illegally in the international waters of the Barents Sea known as the ‘Loophole’.

Toothfish Pirates Wear Russian Flag at International Court

Press release | 12 December, 2002 at 1:00

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...

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