Greenpeace Frees Pacific Marine Life

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Yesterday Greenpeace freed sharks, tuna, marlin and an endangered Olive Ridley turtle from the hooks of a Taiwanese longline vessel (1) fishing in the international waters of the Pacific.

The activists encountered Taiwanese longliner, the Ho Tsai Fa 18, while it was hauling tens of kilometres of fishing line. The activists asked the Captain to release all marine life hooked on the lines and painted