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The ties that bind: Sino-Africa partnership undercut by rogue Chinese fishing companies

Feature Story | 2015-05-20 at 16:09

Between 26 October and 21 November last year, a group of campaigners on the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza, sailed through the waters of Senegal, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. The waters were hardly being patrolled as the region...

Almost one third of China’s annual fisheries catch is ‘trash’ fish - Greenpeace

Press release | 2017-07-31 at 11:57

Beijing, 31 July 2017 - 4 million tons of China’s total annual domestic fisheries catch is comprised of so-called “trash” fish - fish too young or too small to be consumed by humans - a Greenpeace East Asia investigation has found. This accounts...

China, Korea and Chile challenge Japan over Fukushima contaminated water crisis at...

Press release | 2019-10-15 at 10:00

9 October 2019, London, The Japanese government was challenged today by several UN member states and Greenpeace at a meeting of the International Maritime Organization in London. States parties to the London Convention – London Protocol (LC-LP),...

Fishing industry scandals threaten South Korea's international fish trade

Press release | 2013-04-11 at 7:00

Seoul, April 11, 2013 – Illegal fishing scandals and human rights abuses linked to South Korea’s fishing industry have earned the country a bad reputation that is jeopardising its fish trade with the US and the EU, Greenpeace East Asia said.

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-12-02 at 12:12

The Greenpeace Defending our Oceans campaign sets out to protect and preserve our oceans now and for the future. We are campaigning for greater regulation of fishing fleets from the East Asia region, the creation of Pacific marine reserves and a...

Overfishing

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:01

Almost three quarters of the world’s fisheries are ‘fully exploited’, ‘over exploited’, or significantly depleted.

Pirate Fishing

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:06

Armed and masked, scouring the oceans, stealing food from hungry families – modern-day pirates are a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood movies. But they are a multi-billion-dollar reality for many communities that can least afford to be robbed.

Tuna in Trouble

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:08

Tuna is one of the world’s favorite fish, from simple sandwiches to luxury sashimi. But now it is paying the price for its popularity: Many species of tuna are severely overfished. All around the world, tuna are in trouble. In the last few years...

The Role of Taiwan

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:11

Taiwan is at the center of the crisis facing our oceans. It has fishing boats in every ocean of the world, and it has become one of the most powerful distant-water fishing industries. Taiwan has made huge profits off the world’s fish resources,...

2013

Hub | 2009-04-14 at 6:00

2013 Oceans Press Releases

Greenpeace demands Standard Chartered ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’

Press release | 2015-06-23 at 18:06

Hong Kong, 23 June 2015 – Greenpeace today unfurled a 30 x 5 metre banner reading ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’ outside Standard Chartered Bank’s flagship branch, in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district. Greenpeace demands the bank immediately...

BREAKING - Standard Chartered ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 2015-08-11 at 15:00

Hong Kong, 11 Aug 2015 - Standard Chartered has announced yesterday that it is pulling out of one of the world’s most controversial coal developments following an international campaign by Greenpeace East Asia and others environmental groups.

Greenpeace finds microplastics in all 5 leading cosmetic retailers : inadequate...

Press release | 2016-10-13 at 15:18

Hong Kong, October 12 2016 - A crowdsourcing investigation by Greenpeace East Asia in Hong Kong, has found five leading cosmetics retailers selling products with microplastics, which has increasingly been proven to be damaging to the environment...

Taiwanese seafood giant linked to human rights violations - Greenpeace

Press release | 2018-05-24 at 10:00

Taipei, 24 May 2018 - New evidence released today links human rights abuses to Taiwan’s international fishing fleet, including major seafood trader Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company (FCF). This has serious implications for its global supply...

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2010-12-02 at 12:42

If you want your children to be able to enjoy a diverse, beautiful ocean and delicious seafood, then we need to act today!

The Western and Central Pacific

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 12:09

Industrial fishing fleets have decimated and almost destroyed their own fisheries in the Atlantic. And now, rather than accept that they need to reduce their fishing capacity, fishing fleets are turning greedy eyes towards the Pacific (as well as...

China Tuna Industry officially withdraws Hong Kong IPO application

Press release | 2014-12-10 at 18:29

Hong Kong 10 Dec 2014 – The China Tuna Industry Group (CTI) Holding Limited has officially withdrawn its IPO application from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx). In September, Greenpeace found that CTI had understated the environmental and...

2012

Hub | 2012-02-16 at 11:05

2012 Oceans Press Releases

Oceans defender Yu Fen Kao heads to court in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-11-09 at 14:00

Yu Fen Kao in Taiwan is a passionate oceans campaigners who has recently been involved in a court case following a peaceful protest conducted when the Rainbow Warrior was last in Taiwan this year. Here's her story.

Defending our Pacific Ocean: The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-06 at 7:00

Our legendary flagship kicks off the new year in Taiwan on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage. This is also the Rainbow Warrior II's farewell voyage - if you live in Taiwan, come and see us!

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