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Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature story | 18 August, 2006 at 2:00

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

Rainbow Warrior In The Indian Ocean

Image gallery | 21 September, 2012

The monstrous reality of shark finning

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | 24 September, 2012 17 comments

I saw six sharks being cut up for their fins a few days ago. And as monstrous as it was, I know it won’t make headlines, it isn’t news. Currently, the fins from an estimated 26 million to 73 million sharks are sold each year, that’s...

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior ends two weeks of joint fisheries surveillance with...

Press release | 24 September, 2012 at 14:15

Maputo, 24 September 2012 – The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior ended on Monday its two week cooperation with the Mozambican Ministry of Fisheries. The organisation had been patrolling the country’s waters and facilitating inspections of...

Humpback Whales in The Indian Ocean

Image gallery | 1 October, 2012

Indian Ocean Tour 2012

Video | 8 October, 2012 at 17:40

In late 2012, Greenpeace is sailing the Indian Ocean to investigate the overfishing crisis there. We will be visiting local communities, listening and learning about the issues they face with their oceans. The food security and economic...

Mozambique oceans - 2012

Video | 8 October, 2012 at 19:02

The Indian Ocean is home to some of the world's richest tuna fishing grounds. They are a valuable resource to coastal states and an attractive fishing opportunity for foreign fleets. Unfortunately illegal and unreported fishing is a major problem...

Syndicat des Pecheurs, Mauritius

Image gallery | 15 October, 2012

Local Fishermen in Mauritius

Image gallery | 16 October, 2012

Catching Tuna in the Maldives

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | 3 November, 2012 8 comments

Today, I caught a tuna. It was the first fish I had ever caught in my life. And the first tuna that had to die because of me for a long time. I haven’t eaten tuna for about three years. Not because I don’t like the taste of it –...

Going Gangnam, Greenpeace Style

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | 19 December, 2012 21 comments

As Gangnam fever swept the globe, not even the Rainbow Warrior was able to escape the madness. So while sailing out in the Indian Ocean, working to document and expose unsustainable and illegal fishing practices, the crew decided to...

Rainbow Warrior In The Indian Ocean

Image gallery | 26 February, 2013

Ocean Expeditions 2012

Publication | 26 February, 2013 at 15:57

In 2012, the Rainbow Warrior undertook a 9-week expedition through the Indian Ocean's fishing grounds, and the Esperanza undertook a 3-week expedition in Pacific Commons Area 1 and the EEZ of Palau. Both expeditions documented fishing operations;...

Esperanza In The Indian Ocean

Image gallery | 18 April, 2013

Ending the overfishing crisis

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 18 April, 2013 3 comments

Less than six months after sailing through the Indian Ocean last year, Greenpeace has returned to the region to help end overfishing and create sustainable tuna fisheries that bring real economic benefits to coastal communities. ...

Investigating in the Indian Ocean

Video | 18 April, 2013 at 19:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is in the Indian Ocean for two months investigating fishing vessels that are operating illegally or using highly destructive and wasteful fishing techniques.

Greenpeace urges Mauritius to deny entry to suspected illegal South Korean fishing...

Press release | 18 April, 2013 at 19:43

Amsterdam, April 18, 2013 – The Mauritian government should refuse port clearance for a South Korean ship accused of illegal fishing in West African waters, Greenpeace International said on Thursday.

Greenpeace paints 'illegal' on South Korean ship Premier in Mauritian port protest

Press release | 21 April, 2013 at 11:24

Port Louis, Mauritius, April 21, 2013 – Seven Greenpeace International activists peacefully demonstrated in a Mauritian port on Sunday against a South Korean vessel accused of unlawful fishing in West African waters, demanding the Seoul...

Painting the Premier in Port Louis

Blog entry by François Chartier | 23 April, 2013

After chasing the notorious South Korean ship Premier for several days, a group of Greenpeace International activists entered Port Louis in Mauritius on Sunday morning, determined to take action against the Dongwon Industries-owned...

Greenpeace exposes need for greater control of Indian Ocean fishing fleets

Press release | 3 May, 2013 at 8:52

Port Louis, Mauritius, May 3, 2013 – Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) members are failing to control fishing fleets and prevent illegal fishing and need to impose stricter controls to protect tuna stocks, Greenpeace International said on Friday.

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