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IUU fishing? A big "no-no" in Palau

Blog entry by Cristina Nitafan | November 3, 2012

Palau, because of its beach and scenery, reminds me so much of the Philippines. Interestingly, similarities between the two countries range from vegetation to countries that ruled them. But what sets Palau different from the...

Community impacts

Page | August 22, 2007 at 23:54

While farmed shrimp may make your Chinese takeaway a little more affordable, the costs have proved devastating for the people who live near shrimp farms. Delicate transitional zones from sea to dry land, mangrove forests are the nesting grounds...

Welcome to Cebu!

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:13

Local children come out in force and in costume to welcome the Esperanza to Cebu, our last stop in the Philippines. It's a moving celebration of the oceans, community and life!

Whale shark encounter

Page | September 15, 2006 at 11:18

In Legazpi bay, near Donsol, we're lucky enough to swim with the largest fish in the sea. The whale shark symbolises the exceptional marine biodiversity of the Philippines. These gentle giants remind us of the precious marine life that we are...

Oceans in the Balance

Publication | May 24, 2012 at 21:02

Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment. In return, we are plundering the oceans of fish, choking them with pollution and altering them forever with the impacts of...

Palau authorities sink illegal fish aggregation devices

Press release | November 8, 2012 at 20:19

08 November 2012, Palau -- Palau’s law enforcement officers, with help from activists from Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza, have sunk 3 fish aggregation devices (FAD) illegally deployed in Palau’s exclusive economic zone. Just 4 days after signing a...

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Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 12:32

Pacific Ocean – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

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Untouchable Cambodian ship evades arrest by Pacific authorities

Press release | November 17, 2012 at 21:32

Pacific Ocean -– Greenpeace has been forced to abandon its pursuit of the unregulated Cambodian reefer Heng Xing 1 in the Pacific Ocean due to a lack of legislation that would enable necessary steps to address its involvement in illegal...

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Greenpeace urges Philippines to act on illegal fishing

Press release | November 23, 2012 at 11:00

Palau -– Greenpeace International is calling for immediate legal action against a Filipino ship that was previously engaging in an illegal transfer of fish on the high seas a week ago. The Filipino reefer, Sal 19, was found illegally transferring...

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IUU Report Illegal Transshipment

Publication | December 1, 2012 at 17:37

Greenpeace conducted an expedition in the waters of Palau and the Pacific High Seas Pocket 1, the area of international waters between the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (2). This is...

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Thousands rally in Bicol to “defend the oceans” against illegal fishing

Press release | July 20, 2013 at 10:00

Donsol, Sorsogon Province —Today, more than a thousand people marched in Bicol province in a rally meant to “defend the oceans” from illegal and destructive fishing.

Etching the Pacific ‘Storyboard’ of our Oceanic Realm

Blog entry by Seni Nabou | November 20, 2012

One of the first delights I first discovered when I first visited Palau in mid-2000 was that  similar to Papua New Guinea , storyboards – carvings etched in wooden slabs depicting stories / myths / legends – were also a  traditional...

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...

Musings of a "mermaid ecowarrior"

Blog entry by Jenica Dizon, Oceans Guest Blogger | August 6, 2012

The sudden roar of the engines brought the speedboat to life as it skimmed through the mild current. I marveled at the boundless ocean in the horizon. I felt jittery during the boat ride as a mixture of anxiety and excitement swept me.

Reversing a decline: Give fish a chance

Blog entry by Vince Cinches | July 23, 2012 1 comment

"Our future as human beings depends on our intelligent and prudent use of the oceans." - Nelson Mandela The recent Pole and Line Forum in General Santos City, the Tuna Capital of the Philippines, opened up many major fronts in our...

Ocean Defenders

Image gallery | November 16, 2012

More boats and more fishing will end up in empty plates and empty future

Blog entry by Apple Chow | December 6, 2012 1 comment

Fishing is not quite what it used to be. Even in the Pacific where images of sunny shores, palm tress and little canoes may prevail, reality underneath the waves is quite something else. Some of the biggest and most powerful fishing...

Windows On The Whales' World

Page | November 14, 2007 at 0:16

Humpback whales are among the widest-ranging animals on Earth. Each year, they leave productive summer feeding grounds in high latitudes to undertake a migration that will take them anywhere from 1,500 to 5,000 miles (2,400 to 8,000 kilometres),...

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