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Indian Ocean

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 18:00

The Indian Ocean provides the world with a quarter of all tuna. But that generosity can't last forever, especially when there are more and more boats catching fewer fish.

Purse seines

Background | 31 March, 2014 at 10:00

Fish are encircled by a large ‘wall’ of net, which is then brought together to retain the fish by using a line at the bottom that enables the net to be closed like a purse.

Disruption, change and the growing wave against Thai Union tuna

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | 13 May, 2016

The waves are surging higher around the Esperanza today. We're headed north towards busier fishing areas, the horizon line heaving up and down as the ship barrels every which way amid the rolling, white-peaked swell. Waves crash...

FADs – Floating Atoll Destroyers

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | 17 September, 2015

The remote island atolls of St François and Farquhar are part of the Alphonse and Farquhar outer island groups in the Seychelles archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Like most of the Seychelles, these atolls are important nesting sites for...

Greenpeace Releases Shocking Video of Tuna Industry's Wasteful Fishing Practices

Press release | 17 November, 2011 at 10:19

Amsterdam, 16 November 2011- Shocking new video footage captured by a tuna industry whistleblower, was released by Greenpeace today, revealing the routine careless slaughter of marine species, including whale sharks, rays and whales, as...

Save the Pacific tuna

Action | 12 March, 2012 at 13:15

If we want healthy oceans and ample tuna for the future, we need marine reserves and changes in the way we fish TODAY.

Drastic action needed to stop FADs plundering our oceans

Blog entry by Lyn Drummond | 21 October, 2014

Greenpeace has taken drastic action to highlight overfishing which is driving the decline of tropical tunas and killing a range of other marine species. The use of man-made floating objects called Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in...

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 400,000 people on a trip to the Indian Ocean

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | 1 June, 2016

It was a sunny afternoon in April when the Esperanza left port in Madagascar six weeks ago. Its mission: to hunt down Thai Union's destructive fishing operations in the Indian Ocean. Perhaps because of everything achieved since then...

Winning on the world’s largest tuna company and what it means for the oceans

Blog entry by Sarah King | 11 July, 2017 5 comments

It took two years of relentless campaigning and nearly 700,000 concerned people from around the world , but today we are sharing the good news that together we convinced the world’s largest tuna company to clean up its act! Tuna...

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