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Marine reserves for the Mediterranean Sea

Publication | 15 June, 2006 at 2:00

This Greenpeace report sets out the argument for the urgent establishment of a network of marine reserves across the Mediterranean Sea to safeguard its productivity, its marine life and its ecosystems for the many millions of people who rely on...

Where have all the tuna gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

The fishery for bluefin tuna is one of the most valuable in the Mediterranean. In ancient Rome, tuna fishing and salting were two of the empire's most stable industries. Today, however, virtually all bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean are...

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Where have all the tuna gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 13:30

The fishery for bluefin tuna is one of the most valuable in the Mediterranean. In ancient Rome, tuna fishing and salting were two of the empire's most stable industries. Today, however, virtually all bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean are...

Conflict in the Mediterranean

Feature story | 26 June, 2006 at 2:00

Our activists on board the Rainbow Warrior in the Mediterranean have been threatened by pirate fishermen wielding machetes and attempting to board the ship. Our crew was confiscating the huge illegal 'wall of death' driftnets that have been...

Pirates of the Mediterranean

Feature story | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

Careful me hearties, the Esperanza soon be sailin' in waters infested by tuna pirates. No these don't be swashbuckling fish. These be humans plundering the bluefin tuna - treasure of the Mediterranean!Pirate talk aside, the fate of...

Mediterranean Tuna briefing

Publication | 14 July, 2006 at 2:00

Northern bluefin tuna have long been an important part of the Mediterranean economy and way of life. Today, virtually all bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean is exported to Japan and the fish stocks themselves are anything but stable. Vast...

Greenpeace: 96% of litter found in Mediterranean Sea is plastic

Press release | 8 June, 2017 at 13:35

Madrid, June 8 2017 - A Greenpeace Spain report launched on World Oceans Day which puts numbers to the enormous problem of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean Sea coincides with the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, setting sail in the region...

Fishing out the Pirates of the Mediterranean updated

Feature story | 7 May, 2008 at 2:00

Just a few days into our three-month “Defending Our Mediterranean” tour, and already the Arctic Sunrise has come face-to-face with pirates. In the early hours of the morning, we confiscated almost two kilometres of illegal driftnet, containing...

Mediterranean Sea

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 17:00

It only adds up to 1% of the world’s oceans, but the Mediterranean sea is one of the most international waters on our planet. Nineteen nations border it, more than 10,000 species live in it and millions of people get food, work and pleasure from...

Rainbow Warrior To Set Sail to Shut Down Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Fishing

Press release | 15 May, 2010 at 14:07

Valetta, Malta. The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior intends to depart tomorrow on a campaign to defend the Mediterranean and halt destructive bluefin tuna fishing operations.

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