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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,...

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...

Net loss: How Taiwan subsidizes tuna depletion

Publication | 2011-08-26 at 14:30

Taiwan is the largest distant water fishing power in the Western and Central Pacific, where 60% of the world's tuna come from. However tuna populations in the region are facing an overfishing crisis.

Greenpeace Asks IT Industry to Go Toxics Free at Asia's Largest Hi-Tech Expo

Press release | 2006-06-07 at 6:00

Hi-tech industry members attending Computex Taipei, Asia’s largest and world’s 2nd largest technology exhibition, were greeted by a different kind of exhibition today, put on by international environmental group Greenpeace.

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!

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Press release | 2011-12-08 at 23:30

Palau - Palauan fisheries officials have boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activities during a joint patrol with Greenpeace of the Pacific Island nation's exclusive economic zone. The Greenpeace ship...

Taiwan says: No more hot air on tuna conservation

Press release | 2012-03-09 at 9:00

Taipei, March 3, 2012 – Greenpeace flew its famous hot air balloon over Taipei for the first time to urge the Taiwanese Fisheries Agency and other Asian fishing powers to protect the Pacific and its valuable tuna populations in the upcoming...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza urges action to save Pacific tuna

Press release | 2012-03-23 at 22:00

Kaohsiung, 23 March 2012 – The Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived in Kaohsiung to kick start a two-week-tour calling for marine conservation measures. Having sailed all over the world to expose illegal fishing activities, document and survey our...

Greenpeace activists occupy Taiwan shipbuilding yard to protest overfishing

Press release | 2012-10-12 at 4:00

Kaoshiung, Taiwan, October 12, 2012 – Ten Greenpeace activists occupied the largest shipbuilding yard in Taiwan on Friday, accusing the Taiwanese government of undermining international fishing agreements set up to combat the global overfishing...

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...

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.

Rainbow Warrior crew takes action against illegal tuna fishing ship in Taiwan

Feature Story | 2011-01-24 at 7:00

Kaohsiung, 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...

Greenpeace frees ocean life from Pacific longliner

Feature Story | 2008-05-06 at 9:38

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza freed tuna, sharks, marlin and an endangered sea turtle from a Taiwanese longliner on Saturday. The vessel was fishing in the Pacific Commons, the international waters we want to see protected as a marine reserve.

Time's running out for tuna

Feature Story | 2008-04-25 at 6:00

Tuna stocks in the Pacific are running out due to overfishing from illegal and commercial fishing fleets.

Rainbow colours: Taiwanese dancers welcome the Warrior

Image | 2013-08-05 at 5:30

"Dintao" (traditional Taiwanese) dancers welcome the Rainbow Warrior as she arrives in Keelung, Taiwan. The Greenpeace ship will be in Taiwan for two weeks for the "A Better Future, Together" tour. During her first time in Taiwan, the tour aims...

Tourists in Taiwan enjoying the ocean

Image | 2013-02-04 at 3:00

Tourists are seen at the main holiday site of 'Flower Vase' rock in Xiao Liu Qiu, Taiwan. Taken as part of the East Asian Ocean Defender's Tour which covers Palau's waters as well as the Pacific commons, where Greenpeace is calling for a marine...

GAP: 971 days without Detox

Blog entry by Rose Lai and Ashov Birry | 2014-03-10

Last Friday, GAP officially opened its first ever store here in Taiwan. Not wanting to miss out on the party, we decided to mark the occasion by giving GAP a little reminder of its unresolved toxic problems. As the ribbon was cut at...

A human peace sign at Taipei 101

Image | 2013-10-14 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers and staff form a human banner in the shape of a peace sign outside the Taipei 101 building - in support of the 28 Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer currently...

Anti-nuke message at the Chiang Kai-Shek memorial hall

Image | 2013-08-19 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists wearing hazmat suits in front of the Chiang Kai-Shek memorial hall in Taipei City. They hold a banner that warns of nuclear disaster and mentions the 6 million Taiwanese that will be directly affected. Greenpeace is urging...

Taiwan has never, will never, forget Fukushima

Image | 2013-05-27 at 6:00

Earlier this year Greenpeace activists joined an anti-nuclear rally in Taipei, to mark the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. With more than 220,000 participants in Taipei and other cities in Taiwan, the rally marked the...

Taiwan: Giving their love to the polar bears

Image | 2013-05-06 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists from Taiwan dressed in polar bear suits demand that political leaders protect the pristine Arctic environment. Joining Arctic actions around the world, volunteers came out in force in order to support protection of the Arctic...

Forget trawlers and FADs, this is real fishing

Image | 2013-09-09 at 6:00

Pole and line is one of the only true sustainable fishing methods on the planet with almost no by-catch. This method of fishing in Green Island, Taiwan was at its height during the 60s, with more than 20 fishing boats, and hundreds of fishermen.

Taiwan's fearless oceans defender Yu Fen Kao

Image | 2013-01-14 at 3:30

Greenpeace Taiwan oceans campaigner Yu Fen Kao is seen at Dong Gang Wholesale fish market, Dong Gang, Kaohsiung. Taken during last year's Esperanza ship tour, the tour was designed to highlight the problems of overfishing and raise awareness...

Taiwan send their love to the Arctic 30

Image | 2013-11-25 at 6:30

Hundreds of people join a solidarity concert featuring prominent performers Sangpuy and Wu Zhi-Ning, in Taiwan. At events at 265 cities in 43 countries thousands of people took part in a day of solidarity to mark two months since the Arctic 30...

A human "fish for the future" banner

Image gallery | 2012-09-25

Tuna: Transhipment, Transparency

Video | 2013-06-04 at 6:00

On the fringes of the Mauritian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Greenpeace International campaigners witness the rarely recorded process of tuna being offloaded from a Taiwanese long-liner to a Japanese-owned reefer. Known as transshipping, this...

Mind the GAP

Video | 2014-03-19 at 3:00

Earlier this month GAP officially opened its first ever store in Taiwan. Not wanting to miss out on the party, we decided to mark the occasion by giving GAP a little reminder of its unresolved toxic problems. As the ribbon was cut at the...

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

Blog entry by Yen Ning | 2016-04-14

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...

The "longline" of suffering and destruction

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 2013-12-05

Click to enlarge Infographic Tuna longline fisheries are one of the most scandalous fishing businesses on the planet, operating mostly out of sight and out of control. Longlining is the fishing method that catches the big valuable...

What does the Rainbow Warrior's "better future" look like?

Blog entry by Malcolm Wren | 2013-07-30

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, has sets her sails to cross the sea from Korea to Taiwan, and will soon be arriving in Keelung Harbour. I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the theme of her visit  -“A Better Future...

Will GAP take the leap into a Detox-ed future

Image | 2014-03-31 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists placed a 3D banner in front of GAP's flagship store in Taipei, Taiwan to highlight GAP's pollution issue. The banner in Chinese reads "GAP Detox Now". Earlier in March, activists from Greenpeace scaled the same store...

From L'Oréal to Revlon, which brands are polluting the ocean with microbeads?

Blog entry by Taehyun Park | 2016-07-21

After discovering that 170 types of seafood contained traces of microplastics, Greenpeace East Asia decided to put 30 of the world’s biggest cosmetic and personal care brands to the test. Microbeads might be best known to...

Snow White takes her message to the RT Mart HQ

Image | 2012-06-04 at 11:00

After a month of releasing a report that detailed RT Mart's pesticide addiction and collecting 4000 signatures for their petition, Greenpeace activists in Taiwan brought their message to the RT Mart headquarters. One of the campaigners delivered...

The people of Taiwan love the Arctic!

Image | 2013-04-29 at 6:00

100 volunteers create a human banner in front of the Tuntex Skytower in Taiwan. They joined more than 10,000 volunteers from around the world that came together to form human banners which spell out ‘I Love Arctic’ in over 280 cities. Our...

Sunny day, sunny future for Taiwan

Image | 2013-08-12 at 6:00

The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Keelung, Taiwan. The Greenpeace ship will be in Taiwan for two weeks for the "A Better Future, Together" tour. During her first time in Taiwan, the tour aims to invite the Taiwanese public to explore a better future...

From the Pacific to the Indian Ocean: two ships take on the tuna industry

Blog entry by Steve Smith | 2012-10-16

This post originally appeared on Greenpeace International, October 12, 2012. Thousands of miles apart, two Greenpeace ships propelled our global oceans campaign forward today. This morning in Taiwan – home to the world’s...

Taiwanese people want fish for the future

Blog entry by Tamara Stark | 2012-10-10

This piece was originally published on Greenpeace International, October 3, 2012. The warmth of the sun overhead mirrored the warmth of the welcome we received this morning from officials in Keelung, Taiwan. The day dawned sunny,...

Help us find our missing Brother Tuna!

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-09-12

Meet Brother Tuna, a very cute, but slightly terrified little tuna fish wandering the streets and subways of Taipei, Taiwan. If you spot Brother Tuna we want you to let our campaigners know , and snap a pic to share on your social...

Oceans defender Yu Fen Kao tell us why she loves her job

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-01-06

At the beginning of this 2011, Greenpeace reported that the MV Lung Yuin, a 3,431 ton flag of convenience refrigerated fish carrier ship, was in breach of Taiwan's flag of convenience ordinance. The Lung Yuin has a murky past and has...

Two protests, one purpose. Save the tuna of the Pacific Ocean.

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-09-13

The Esperanza cut through the deep blue Pacific waters, hot on the heels of a Taiwanese long-liner. As soon as we were in kissing distance Greenpeace activists boarded speedboats and came up alongside the white fishing vessel carrying...

No fish, no future!

Image | 2012-03-26 at 11:27

Greenpeace activists project a huge image onto Taiwan's Fisheries Agency building in Kaohsiung, with text reading: "No Fish, No Future", and "Marine Reserves Now". The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza arrives in Kaohsiung to kick start a two week...

Snow White pesticide poisoning in Taiwanese supermarket

Image | 2012-04-26 at 15:30

Following the release of a Greenpeace pesticides report that named six well-known supermarkets that sell fresh fruits and vegetables, activists took their message directly to a RT-Mart in Taipei. Greenpeace is calling on companies like RT-Mart to...

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 2011-01-06 at 15:55

Sari Tolvanen welcomes the Rainbow Warrior to Keelung, Taiwan, on the East Asia Oceans Defenders Voyage

Celebration to welcome Greenpeace flagship

Image | 2011-01-06 at 15:27

Celebration to welcome Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior II, in Keelung, Taiwan. The ship is launching its Defending Our Oceans tour of East Asia.

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