Illegal Fishing

Vaquita porpoise takes centre stage at Whaling Commission meeting.

Posted by Willie — 27 October 2016 at 4:25pm - Comments
Image of vaquita porpoise
All rights reserved. Credit: Tom Jefferson

Big news for a little porpoise.

Something big just happened for the tiny vaquita porpoise at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting. The diminutive porpoise was the subject of a resolution, passed by all the countries present, urging concerted international cooperation to save the species from extinction.

Fishy Business in Spain

Posted by Ariana Densham — 10 October 2011 at 11:18am - Comments

This animation highlights some very fishy business we exposed in Spain recently. The case we uncovered, followed a nine-month investigation into the fishy dealings of “Toño”, one of Spain’s notorious fishing barons.   We exposed how his family network has amassed a list of convictions for illegal fishing and are continuing to operate around the world, putting vital fish stocks in danger.

Defending Pacific tuna in Taiwan

Posted by jamie — 31 January 2011 at 4:07pm - Comments
Ron with activist alongside the MV Lung Yuin in Taiwan
All rights reserved. Credit: Paul Hilton/Greenpeace
Ron with activist alongside the MV Lung Yuin in Taiwan

While in the UK we're focusing on Princes and the consumer end of the tuna trade, in Taiwan the Rainbow Warrior has been exposing the problems with tuna fishing. Last week, the crew prevented a fish cargo ship from leaving port...

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