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Pirate fishing

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 13:00

Pirate fishing is a multi-billion dollar organised crime and together we are going to shut it down. You don’t need to have a boat to chase them; all you need is a few pieces of paper and the power of persuasion. Keep reading and then get pirate...

Blacklist

Topic | 14 October, 2010 at 14:00

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Activists lock pirates of Portugal in port

Feature story | 28 October, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace divers have chained the propellers of four vessels with a history of pirate fishing to the quayside in the port of Aveiro. Hoisting a banner demanding "Scrap These Pirates", we're now calling on the Portuguese Minister of Fisheries to...

Greenpeace Evidence Prompts Russia to Detain Notorious Pirate Fishing Fleet

Press release | 3 October, 2006 at 2:00

After being presented with a dossier of evidence by Greenpeace, Russian authorities have agreed to detain five notorious pirate fishing vessels (1) in harbour at Svetly, near Kaliningrad.

A fishy identity crisis

Feature story | 14 March, 2006 at 1:00

So you own five illegal trawlers called the Oyra, Ostroe, Okhotino, Olchan and Ostrovets. Things aren't looking good for you when in 2005, your boats are involved in the collapse of the fish stocks of the North Atlantic. Sounds like you need a...

Discussing destruction

Feature story | 3 March, 2006 at 1:00

High-seas bottom trawling is destroying deep-sea habitats before we even know about them. For the umpteenth time in the last three years, politicians are meeting to discuss (maybe) doing something about it. While they talk deep-sea destruction is...

Landmark agreement for the deep-sea

Feature story | 26 May, 2007 at 2:00

After four years of campaigning to bring an end to deep-sea bottom trawling, an international agreement has been made to protect just under 25 percent of the high seas from this incredibly destructive fishing method.

Spain commits to action on stolen fish from West Africa, destined for European plates

Press release | 18 April, 2006 at 2:00

Spanish officials today agreed that they would declare that a 200-tonne cargo of fish stolen from West Africa is illegal, when they receive official confirmation from Guinea - following six days of Greenpeace occupation and several hours of...

Greenpeace present unique offer to the Icelandic Government

Press release | 5 September, 2003 at 2:00

Supported by the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace today launched a public tour that will take the ship around the small North Atlantic Island. At the same time Greenpeace presented an offer to the Icelandic...

Making Piracy History

Feature story | 27 February, 2006 at 1:00

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed...

Greenpeace stops pirate fishing vessels in European port

Press release | 11 March, 2006 at 1:00

This morning Greenpeace activists prevented four pirate fishing trawlers from leaving Rostock harbour with chains and oil drums. One vessel was chained to the harbour wall and hung with a banner reading 'Stop pirate fishing'. A fifth trawler left...

Greenpeace Exposes Tuna Pirate in the High Seas

Press release | 9 May, 2008 at 2:00

Today Greenpeace exposed an illegal tuna purse seiner, the Queen Evelyn 168, in a pocket of international waters between Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia. This Philippines-flagged vessel was at the site of a transfer of...

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...

Forced labor on Thai fishing vessels

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | 19 January, 2015

UPDATE: Victory! One day after receiving our letter, the Thai government responded with complete withdrawal of their proposal, saying they "will not use prisoners on fishing vessels now or in the future." Plan to put prisoners on...

Korea's fishing crime wave

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 10 October, 2014 1 comment

It's incredible to watch the unravelling of the tangled web illegal fishers have woven around their dirty business. Fishing companies have created elaborate webs of deception stretching from Korea to New Zealand, Argentina to South...

Fishing piracy killing off Mediterranean tuna

Press release | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean is being driven to the brink of extinction, by unscrupulous fishing piracy and ineffective management, a new Greenpeace report reveals today. The report, "Where have all the tuna gone?" highlights the need for...

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...

Estonian ship caught in the act, hiding its catch

Press release | 10 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace swimmers with flares and a buoy reading "stop deep sea destruction" clung to the bow of the Estonian flagged bottom trawler Lootus II in the foggy Northwest Atlantic protesting what is happening out of sight in international waters. ...

Staunch whaling nation, but for how long?

Press release | 16 September, 2003 at 2:00

The Rainbow Warrior this morning met with the Icelandic whaling vessel Sigurbjörg on the south coast of Iceland and documented the whale hunt. Meanwhile the Icelandic Government is reviewing the ongoing so called scientific whaling in Iceland.

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