eBook: Looting the Seas

Click on the below image to view ICIJ’s complete, 3-part “Looting the Seas” investigation in PDF format, or for the best reading experience, save and open the e-book within a PDF viewer on your media tablet, e-reader or personal computer. For Apple iPad owners we recommend opening the e-book in the iBooks or Goodreader apps.

looting the seas ebook

namibia boat

Video: The New Colonizers: Spain’s Appetite for Hake Threatens Namibia’s Fish

Mar 21, 2012

Graph: What’s happened to hake?

Mar 21, 2012

Key Findings

Mar 15, 2012
European Commissioner Maria Damanaki says she is overseeing a "radical" reform of EU fishing laws
European Commissioner responds

Top fisheries official says EU is investigating illegalities by Spanish companies

Mar 15, 2012
Nine organizations of the Spanish fishing industry attacked ICIJ's 'Looting the Seas II' investigation during a press conference in Madrid
Backlash from fishing industry officials

Fishing industry rep calls ICIJ investigation an ‘explosive cocktail that damages the Spaniards’

Mar 15, 2012
Five-step process

Hake DNA testing: How we did it

Mar 15, 2012
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