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Will the UK government be a progressive voice on fisheries?

Posted by Ariana Densham — 13 July 2011 at 3:50pm - Comments
Fish in a net
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Tonight Greenpeace and partners outline proposals for the CFP at the event The Future of EU Fisheries

The day those of us in fish world have been waiting for is upon us. Today the European Commission officially launched its proposals for a new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and finally we'll find out if Europe intends to meet its targets to recover our decimated fish stocks, or bend to the same political pressures of its 40 year history and failing put the environment first.

Projecting change for our oceans in South Korea

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 1 July 2011 at 2:04pm - Comments
Activists project an animation on Pacific tuna destruction onto Sajo Industries
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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.  

John West tuna tin with sticker

Change your tuna goes global as NZ and Canada turn the heat on their tins

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 20 June 2011 at 3:51pm - Comments
GPNZ tinned tuna activists outside Sealord HQ in Auckland
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GPNZ tinned tuna activists outside Sealord HQ in Auckland

Our campaign for sustainable tinned tuna has gained huge public and media support in the UK, acclaimed as ‘one of the most successful environmental campaigns in years’ by The Independent. And now the campaign to protect the Pacific by cleaning up tinned tuna has gone global...

GPNZ tinned tuna activists outside Sealord HQ in Auckland

Fish Fight brings the battle to Europe

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 31 May 2011 at 5:35pm - Comments
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launches Fish Fight Europe outside the EU Commission
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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.

African Voices slideshow: local fishing communities under threat

Posted by Gemma Freeman — 12 May 2011 at 5:00pm - Comments
Fishingboats arriving to Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde.
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Fishingboats arriving to Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde.

On Sunday the latest leg of African Voices begins, as three delegates from West African fishing communities arrive in London to start a tour of the UK, speaking out on how the invasion of industrial-sized EU fleets are threatening their livelihoods, food security and marine ecosystems.

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