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Tuna talks flounder as Fisheries Managers meet in Spain

Press release | 3 July, 2009 at 20:06

After a week of discussions on the huge problems facing the tuna industry, countries attending the second joint meeting of tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) in Spain have failed once again to take any action to solve the...

European Union sinks tuna agreement

Feature story | 25 November, 2008 at 16:00

Shameless. Disastrous. The international body responsible for "managing" what's left of the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna stock has ignored scientific advice, the demands of Greenpeace supporters around the world, and the pleas...

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...

Atlantic bluefin tuna crisis

Publication | 28 May, 2010 at 17:17

The bluefin crisis is the result of decades of destructive over-fishing by purse seine and longline fishing operations. These fishing methods, which take too many fish too fast, have left the Atlantic bluefin unable to recover, forcing...

Atlantic bluefin tuna trade ban supported by fishery's scientists

Press release | 29 October, 2009 at 17:22

Atlantic bluefin tuna meets the criteria for a ban on international trade, according to global scientists of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). This official assessment of bluefin's extreme stock decline...

The suicidal tendencies of the Turkish tuna fishery

Feature story | 11 May, 2009 at 2:00

The Turkish government has set its own catch limit for the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna - in total disregard for internationally agreed quotas and scientific advice.

French tuna fishermen blockade the Rainbow Warrior

Feature story | 24 August, 2006 at 2:00

(UPDATED) The port of Marseille is refusing to let our flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, dock and some French tuna fishermen are in uproar - thanks to our work highlighting widespread overfishing and illegalities in the Mediterranean tuna industry.

Greenpeace maps out new vision for Mediterranean protection

Press release | 3 November, 2009 at 11:14

Greenpeace today outlined its vision to protect the entire Mediterranean ecosystem and safeguard the future for key species such as bluefin tuna.

Top sushi restaurant serves endangered species

Press release | 7 September, 2008 at 19:06

A celebrity favourite sushi restaurant in London, Nobu, is serving the endangered species northern bluefin tuna to its 'A' list crowd, Greenpeace DNA testing has exposed.

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...

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