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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 –...

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