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Pirate fishing: stolen fish, stolen futures

Publication | 28 February, 2006 at 0:30

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

Tuna future at stake

Feature story | 24 November, 2006 at 1:00

Right now, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) meeting is being held in a Croatian waterfront hotel. Earlier this year the Esperanza and Rainbow Warrior travelled the Mediterranean highlighting the...

EU fails Mediterranean tuna, UN fails deep-sea life

Feature story | 29 November, 2006 at 13:47

Despite warnings of the collapse of bluefin tuna stocks, the commission set up to supposedly protect them recently agreed a fishing quota of nearly twice the scientifically recommended level. This news comes hot on the heels of the failure of...

Time and tuna are running out

Image | 21 September, 2007 at 18:23

September 2007, Greenpeace activists hang a banner at the opening of the annual ICCAT conference reading “Time and Tuna are Running Out,” citing the failure of the “bluefin recovery plan” agreed the year before. Greenpeace again demands that the...

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...

Greenpeace calls for Pacific tuna catch to be cut by half

Press release | 3 December, 2007 at 11:47

Greenpeace is calling on the 4th regular meeting of the West and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, taking place this week in Guam, US, to take steps to cut the Pacific tuna catch by half in order to protect the long term integrity of the...

Mediterranean tuna management an "international disgrace"

Press release | 11 September, 2008 at 12:30

Confirming Greenpeace's position on the crisis facing Mediterranean bluefin tuna, an independent review panel of international fisheries experts has branded the management of the fishery by government members of the International Commission for...

Time and tuna are running out

Background | 5 November, 2008 at 19:06

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for managing one of the most important fisheries in the Mediterranean, bluefin tuna. Yet the bluefin tuna fishery has been driven to the brink of collapse...

Dead tuna heads for deadbeat tuna managers

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 1:00

What does it take to get the governments responsible for the imminent collapse of the East Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery to wake up and do something? What about a mock "Pirates of the Mediterranean" poster of the responsible...

Stop the bluefin tuna massacre: Greenpeace calls for closure of the bluefin tuna...

Press release | 17 November, 2008 at 11:01

Greenpeace activists have today dumped some 5 tonnes of dead bluefin tuna heads in front of the French Fisheries Ministry in Paris to protest the continued mismanagement of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery that is...

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