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illegal cod laundering in the Netherlands

Press release | 7 February, 2007 at 1:00

Thousands of tons of illegally caught cod from the Barents Sea WAS landed in Dutch harbours in 2006, according to a new report released by Greenpeace Netherlands today (1). A lack of effective national legislation and poor international...

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...

World's leading scientists urge governments to protect the deep sea

Press release | 16 February, 2004 at 1:00

Over 1000 of the world's foremost marine scientists released a strong statement calling on governments and the UN to act swiftly to protect the imperilled biological diversity of vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems. The statement was released...

Billion dollar fishing industry on the verge of collapse

Feature story | 10 October, 2008 at 2:00

The world’s largest food fishery is on the verge of collapse. Pollock, used to make McDonald’s fish sandwiches, frozen fish sticks, fish and chips, and imitation crabmeat, have had a population decrease of 50 percent since last year.

Politicians dawdle as fish disappear

Feature story | 20 December, 2002 at 1:00

Despite stark warnings from scientists that many fish stocks in the North Sea are close to collapse EU politicians did as they have always done over fish stocks - fudged the issue so both the fish and the fishermen will lose out eventually.

Hidden Depths and Hidden Dangers In Earth's Last Wilderness

Press release | 5 October, 2004 at 2:00

The destruction of ancient marine ecosystems, giant squid, snot eels, the possible extinction of species and whole habitats crushed under giant machinery - not the latest science fiction movie, but scientific fact.

Greenpeace demands EU close their harbours to pirate ships

Press release | 7 October, 2002 at 2:00

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...

Greenpeace films shrimp boats bottom trawling near vulnerable soft corals

Press release | 2 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) to impose an immediate moratorium on high seas bottom trawling, so that vulnerable areas of deep-sea biodiversity that exist within its boundaries can be clearly...

Summit 'flop' says fish

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

Our expert marine correspondent C. Creature is in Johannesburg this week and is reporting from the Earth Summit that there is something fishy about “the first victory of the summit” and the great claims to protect threatened fish stocks.

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