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New evidence shows Chinese, West African governments must rein in rogue fishing fleet

Press release | 20 May, 2015 at 10:34

Beijing/Dakar, 20 May, 2015 – At least 74 fishing vessels owned and operated by four Chinese Distant Water Fishing (DWF) companies have been exposed for fishing illegally in prohibited fishing grounds in West Africa and falsifying their gross...

Taiwan faces EU sanction on fisheries

Press release | 1 October, 2015 at 12:47

Taipei, 1 October 2015 - Three weeks after Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior busted Taiwanese tuna longliner Shuen De Ching No.888 (順得慶888號) fishing illegally in the Pacific, the European Commission has yellow carded Taiwan for failing to fight illegal,...

Made in Taiwan

Publication | 14 April, 2016 at 4:30

Illegality and criminal wrongdoing in Taiwanese fisheries are increasingly well documented. Yet too often these very serious problems are reported and dealt with by Taiwanese authorities as if they were isolated incidents - the responsibility of...

Slavery and Labour Abuse in the Fishing Sector

Publication | 26 August, 2014 at 13:30

Working conditions aboard fishing vessels are among the worst in the world. At sea, vessels can operate without scrutiny depending on the flag they carry and whether they operate in areas with limited monitoring, control, surveillance and...

Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to forced and child labour - Greenpeace statement

Press release | 14 December, 2015 at 6:55

Washington, DC, 14 December 2015 - An Associated Press investigation released today found that Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the Sea in the U.S., has again been connected to forced labour and horrific working conditions in Thailand. The...

While politicians fail, fishermen prevail

Blog entry by Angela Lazou | 2 December, 2015

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy". The famous words of Martin Luther King Jr. came very vividly to mind last...

Building a future for fish AND people

Blog entry by Cat Dorey | 19 December, 2016

You’d think it would be hard to get emotional about fish and how they’re managed. But at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) emotions ran high - after five long days of tough...

Taking the whaling debate to the Japanese people

Feature story | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

We have officially opened a new Communications Centre in the northern fishing district of Aomori. As we mark 20 years of non-violent environmental campaigning in Japan this year, we're bringing our message of healthy oceans, whale protection, and...

Baltic low impact fishermen: Strength in unity

Blog entry by Magdalena Figura | 2 September, 2015

The Baltic is a small and crowded sea. Far from Europe’s busiest fishing grounds, not as salty, and surrounded by different countries that all want to take advantage of its vital sources of income for the great amount of fishermen and...

Marine Stewardship Council: Living in fisheries fantasy land

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | 14 May, 2015 3 comments

Imagine if you're sick or injured and your doctor gives you the 'all clear' while still developing your treatment plan. You'd get a new doctor, right? Well, the latest tuna fishery recommended for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...

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