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Taiwan Government rewards illegal shark fin operation with license to fish in Pacific

Press release | September 11, 2015 at 15:57

Taipei, 11 September 2015 – The Government of Taiwan has acquired a retrospective fishing license for a boat Greenpeace busted illegally fishing in the Pacific Ocean with hundreds of shark fins on board.

Taiwan’s fisheries plagued by human rights abuses and shark finning - Greenpeace...

Press release | April 14, 2016 at 15:35

A year-long Greenpeace East Asia investigation into Taiwan’s distant water tuna fisheries has exposed Illegal shark finning, labour and human rights abuses, as well as Taiwan’s failure to adequately address issues such as murder and drug...

Rainbow Warrior crew take action in Taiwan to defend tuna

Feature story | January 25, 2011 at 7:33

Kaoshiung, Taiwan - A blacklisted tuna factory ship was blocked from leaving port today by Greenpeace climbers from the Rainbow Warrior. They locked themselves to the anchor chain while campaigners called on Taiwan's Fisheries Agency to...

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3 (unpalatable) facts you need to know if you eat sashimi

Blog entry by Yen Ning | April 15, 2016

One in three pieces of sashimi is from fish caught by Taiwanese fishing vessels. If you eat imported seafood, chances are you’ve eaten Taiwan caught fish, so when we’re talking Taiwanese seafood, we’re talking about an industry that...

Two ships, one vision for our oceans

Blog entry by Steve Smith, Greenpeace International | October 14, 2012

Thousands of miles apart, two Greenpeace ships propelled our global oceans campaign forward today. This morning in Taiwan – home to the world’s largest tuna fishing fleet – Greenpeace activists took action at the largest...

Victory for the oceans and freedom of speech in Taiwan

Blog entry by YuFen Kao, Greenpeace East Asia | February 13, 2012

Greenpeace East Asia oceans campaigner YuFen Kao I began working for Greenpeace East Asia nearly two years ago, because I always wanted to work on environmental issues and to focus on increasing attention on global issues here...

The future of our oceans deserves a fair debate in Taiwan

Blog entry by Yu Fen Kao, Greenpeace East Asia | August 26, 2011

Greenpeace campaigner Yu Fen Kao briefs reporters on the overfishing crisis facing our oceans and the urgent need for action by Taiwan's Fisheries Agency. Yesterday, Greenpeace activists went to the Taiwan Fisheries Agency ’s...

The power of bearing witness

Blog entry by Chris Hay | January 24, 2011

A dictionary definition of 'bearing witness' reads: to show by your existence that something is true. This seems to me to be only part of the story. Bearing witness is one of the founding principles of Greenpeace, up there with...

Our man in Taiwan

Blog entry by Chris Hay | November 13, 2010

Hi. It’s Chris Hay reporting from Taiwan. I’m usually based in the New Zealand office but right now I’m working with my Greenpeace colleagues in the Taiwan office who are campaigning hard to make tuna fishing sustainable. Fishing is...

Happy volunteers on an open boat

Blog entry by Jo McVeagh | January 17, 2011

Kia ora folks, I'm Jo (or JoJo, as the team call me), and I'm currently onboard the Rainbow Warrior in Taiwan. My role here is to coordinate the eight 'Open Boat' days that we're having, where the public come to visit the ship and take...

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