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While politicians fail, fishermen prevail

Blog entry by Angela Lazou | 2 December, 2015

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy". The famous words of Martin Luther King Jr. came very vividly to mind last...

Baltic low impact fishermen: Strength in unity

Blog entry by Magdalena Figura | 2 September, 2015

The Baltic is a small and crowded sea. Far from Europe’s busiest fishing grounds, not as salty, and surrounded by different countries that all want to take advantage of its vital sources of income for the great amount of fishermen and...

Tuna industry must chart future with ‘less boats, more fish’

Press release | 23 May, 2012 at 10:38

Bangkok, Thailand, 23 May 2012 – To rescue the world’s oceans and fishing industries from collapse, Greenpeace will be calling for “less boats, more fish” at the global tuna industry’s biennial convention in Bangkok this week.

Marine Stewardship Council: Living in fisheries fantasy land

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | 14 May, 2015 3 comments

Imagine if you're sick or injured and your doctor gives you the 'all clear' while still developing your treatment plan. You'd get a new doctor, right? Well, the latest tuna fishery recommended for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...

Not Just Tuna: The truth behind the world’s biggest tuna company

Blog entry by Graham Forbes | 4 October, 2015

It's time to change the tuna industry. The global tuna industry is out of control . It is emptying our oceans of fish, harming other marine life and exploiting workers in shocking ways . Workers report being beaten,...

Heading to sea to stop destructive fishing

Blog entry by François Chartier | 19 April, 2016 1 comment

The smell of fish is all around the Greenpeace Esperanza. We’ve been docked in Diego Suarez in Madagascar, getting ready to take on the tuna giant Thai Union again. Fittingly, there’s a fish processing factory right next to the ship...

Taking Stock of Tuna

Publication | 10 December, 2009 at 10:29

Tuna is the world’s favourite fish. It can be found from high-end sushi restaurants in Tokyo to family shopping trolleys in North American supermarkets and the dinner plates of Pacific island communities. With the world’s appetite for tuna now...

Breakthrough! Japanese retailer AEON champions sustainable seafood

Blog entry by Oliver Knowles | 18 March, 2014

They said it couldn't be done. They said you couldn't change Japanese attitudes to eating seafood. They laughed when we said we planned to change the way some of Japan's biggest corporations, retailers, wholesalers and restaurants buy...

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...

How birdwatching helps stop Thai Union's ocean destruction

Blog entry by François Chartier | 26 April, 2016 3 comments

"I have a visual at two o'clock!" We rush to the 'monkey island', the highest platform of the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, where watchers scan the ocean from sunrise to sunset. The ship changes course and heads towards the small floating...

The Need for a High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

Publication | 2 May, 2013 at 17:43

The current way of managing the high seas puts short-term corporate interests before the long-term health of our oceans. Unless action is taken to restore and protect the health of our oceans, they will be unable to sustain life on Earth.

Mediterranean Marine Governance

Publication | 29 October, 2009 at 1:00

A vision for a sustainable future in the Mediterranean.

Koreans demand sustainable tuna too

Blog entry by Jeonghee Han | 11 June, 2013

On Monday morning in Seoul, Greenpeace Korea held the 'Worst Tuna Brand Awards' to highlight the wasteful and destructive fishing methods used to fill the cans of tuna lining Korea's supermarket shelves. This year's winner, making them...

West African communities rally against monster boats

Blog entry by Ahmed Diame | 10 September, 2013

Just one week after Chilean fishermen and Greenpeace vigorously protested against the Margiris mega trawler, Mauritanian fishermen and fishing communities in West Africa are also raising their voices against monster boats in their...

New allies in the oceans revolution

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 22 May, 2012

Over the past few years we’ve seen increased consumer demand for sustainable tuna products. At the moment, the best option on the shelves is pole and line caught skipjack tuna , the population of which is still relatively plentiful.

The people behind your can of sustainable tuna

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 11 December, 2012 2 comments

The fishermen's days festival in the Maldives is being held this week, a three-day festival to celebrate the country’s fishermen who catch the country's tuna bounty using pole and line fishing. To celebrate one of the few truly...

Daily News: Nike decides to Detox; Aliens could be annoyed by climate change

Blog entry by JPateraki | 19 August, 2011

© Greenpeace / Martin Katz Top news: Nike commits to champion a toxic free future; The truth about tuna; Aliens might come after us. Detox: The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike has officially committed to eliminating all...

'My Voice, My Future' Caravan, Senegal

Slideshow | 25 January, 2012

Pirate Fishing in EEZ in India

Slideshow | 22 February, 2012

Artisanal Fishing In Mauritius

Slideshow | 15 May, 2013

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