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Greenpeace takes action to stop Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Fishing:

Press release | 4 June, 2010 at 18:01

Mediterranean Sea - Greenpeace activists took direct action this afternoon to stop bluefin tuna fishing in the Mediterranean. Activists from the Greenpeace ships Rainbow Warrior and the Arctic Sunrise launched high speed inflatable boats in an...

Activist injured during attempt to save bluefin tuna

Feature story | 4 June, 2010 at 19:41

As bluefin tuna fishing began in the Mediterranean today, just south of Malta - we set out to rescue endangered fish trapped inside a massive purse seine net. But our boats and activists were met with violence as several fishing vessels closed in...

Defending our Mediterranean tour launches

Feature story | 29 April, 2008 at 2:00

The Mediterranean Sea is a global treasure. Rich seagrass meadows and rocky reefs dominate its coastal zone while an awe-inspiring array of underwater mountains (seamounts), cold seeps and trenches are found on its seabed.

Where have all the tuna gone?

Blog entry by LisaV | 26 May, 2010 2 comments

The latest from oceans campaigner Willie MacKenzie in the Mediterranean.  We’re out here in the middle of the Mediterranean. But at the moment, the bluefin don’t seem to be here.  The fishing boats are here. The tugs and support...

The end of the line

Image | 21 May, 2008 at 21:19

March 2010, The Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting. Due to intense lobbying efforts by the Japanese delegation, the Monaco proposal to protect bluefin tuna fails, putting the species on a one-way road to extinction.

Defending our Mediterranean

Image | 21 May, 2007 at 14:04

November 2006, The crew of the Rainbow Warrior on the "Defending our Mediterranean" tour - in Dubrovnik, Croatia, where the ICCAT (International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) was held. Greenpeace highlighted the problem of...

Taking action to save the tuna

Image | 4 June, 2010 at 19:37

Action against tuna fishing vessels in the Mediterranean. Peaceful activists were attacked and injured by fishermen as fishing vessels rammed and slashed Greenpeace inflatables.

Peaceful action in the Mediterranean met with violence

Image | 4 June, 2010 at 20:32

Activists are attacked by fishermen in the Mediterranean as they try to rescue endangered bluefin tuna.

Fishing out the pirates

Image | 21 May, 2008 at 19:45

May 2008, Crew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise confiscates a length of illegal driftnet from the Italian fishing vessel Diomede II, fishing off the coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Read more.

Action against Purse Seine Vessels in Cypriot Channel

Image | 21 May, 2008 at 18:49

May 2008, While documenting tuna fishing operations in the Cypriot Channel, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is surrounded by three Turkish fishing vessels, one of which collided with the Greenpeace vessel. Greenpeace calls for the Cypriot...

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