Whale Shark in Pacific Waters

Photo | 27 March, 2012

A whale shark swims in the warm water off the coast of the Philippines. According to the Australian government, around 66% of whales and other toothed cetaceans die as a result of botched attempts to use whale sharks as lures for tuna. Greenpeace is campaigning to stop the use of ‘fishing aggregating devices’ (FADs) in Pacific waters. These floating devices are left in the water by fishing vessels to attract tuna. However, their usage results in the unnecessary deaths of hundreds of thousands of juvenile tuna, whales, sharks and rays every year – known as ‘by-catch.’03/21/2012

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MSF and Greenpeace collaboration in Lesbos

Video | 2 February, 2016 at 18:30

International medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) and environmental organisation Greenpeace are conducting a joint operation in the Aegean Sea to rescue people risking their lives on the dangerous sea...

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Video | 12 January, 2016 at 13:45

Dreaming of safety from war and persecution, thousands of refugees continue to risk the dangerous Aegean Sea crossing to Greece. This is why Europe must provide #safepassage.

MSF and Greenpeace Rescue Operations in the Aegean Sea

Video | 11 January, 2016 at 13:00

Combined sea rescue operations continue between Médecins Sans Frontières and Greenpeace off the coast of Greece.

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