Activists project an animation on Pacific tuna destruction onto Sajo Industries HQ in Busan, South Korea
From our brand new Korean office, Oceans team leader at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Lagi Toribau, reports from the Rainbow Warrior's latest action: taking the plight of Pacific tuna to South Korea's biggest fishing company - Sajo.
Jamie Oliver and the 'Unusual Suspects' on offer at Sainsbury's
In Africa, safari-bound tourists are usually keen to bag ‘The Big five' - species which once people wanted to shoot with bullets, but are now ones we want to shoot with cameras. However, we're so keen to ‘bag’ these species, that tourists often overlook the other amazing wildlife all around them.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launches Fish Fight Europe outside the EU Commission, Brussels
From the UK to Europe:
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight has become an incredible force for
change, with over 678 100 emails sent calling for an end to the insane practise of
discards in the UK – and now the battle’s moving to the continent.
Celestino Oliveira, Abdou Karim Sall and Issa Moustapha Diop meet fishing communities in Penzance
three African fishermen - Karim of Senegal, Celestino of Cape Verde and Issa of Mauritania
- were in the UK for the African Voices tour to deliver an urgent message: that
EU fleets must stop stealing fish from African Waters.
Greenpeace Campaigner Hanne Larsen holds a Cod to be discarded due to current EU quota systems
In case you missed it, last week a progressive debate was held in the House of
Commons about the future of UK fish: centred on the urgent need for reform of European fisheries
laws, and ending the needless waste of excess catch known as ‘discards’.
African Voices: Harbour and hub of Joal. Unloading of fish from pirogues.
Three leaders of West African fishing communities arrived in the UK on Sunday to embark on a week long mission: to reveal how massive European fleets are not just destroying ocean ecosystems in Africa, but also lives and communities.
Prince Charles at the launch of Selfridges' sustainable fishing event Project Ocean
Selfridges launched Project Ocean with a bang last week. The
legendary department store's front is draped with a giant
banner asking ‘No more fish in the sea?.’ Their famed Oxford Street windows are filled with installations
on fish issues - grabbing attention and headlines. And they’ve pulled
in a host of celebrity supporters, from Katherine Hamnett to Elle McPherson. But that's just the start of this month long celebration of our seas...