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Costco makes a move toward ocean protection

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 28, 2011

Costco Canada has officially released an updated sustainable seafood policy and removed various Redlist species from sale in the U.S. and in Canada. This marks the last of Canada's major supermarket chains to commit to moving away from...

GE fish might be closer than thought

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | October 18, 2010

Last Friday a coalition of organisations including the Washington Biotech Action Council, Ecoropa, Women in Europe for a Common Future, EcoNexus and Greenpeace organized a talk on GE fish during lunchtime at the Biosafety Protocol...

US Retailer No Longer Traitor to the Oceans!

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 29, 2010 4 comments

TRADER JOES ANNOUNCES NEW PLAN TO SELL ONLY SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD BY 2012 Retailer removes red list species from shelves, calls for marine reserves March 27, 2010 WASHINGTON, DC—After enduring months of campaigning from...

Second phase of T2 trial has begun

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 10, 2010

The second phase of the Tokyo 2 trial began on Monday and here is a brief synopsis of some of the highlights so far... Monday: A defence witness, a former whaler, took the stand and revealed that the whalers kept for...

MSC strikes again...ocean floor most recent victim

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 25, 2010

The MSC announced today that the eastern Canada offshore scallop fishery will be certified , allowing it to carry the blue and white sticker denoting alleged sustainability.  Dredged sea scallops, found on Greenpeace's Redlist , are...

EU supports ban on bluefin!

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 11, 2010

Things are looking up today for the bluefin! Some good news out of the EU Parliament yesterday as members voted in support! See a press release put out by Greenpeace in Europe yesterday below. Fisheries Commissioner backs...

Hey MSC, didn't the Fraser sockeye collapse?

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 2, 2010 4 comments

Yup, seems they did . As such, many of you may be asking yourself how it could be possible that the Marine Stewardship Council  (MSC) would actually certify this fishery as sustainable.  Well, you're not alone. David Suzuki ( see...

Another supermarket removes some Redlist

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 4, 2010

Today Loblaw announced it will be removing some "at risk" seafood species from sale.  Great news! It's great to see Redlist removal momentum continuing after west-coast retailers, Overwaitea , followed by Safeway , went public...

Italy and France to defend the bluefin?

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 1, 2010

Could it be possible?! Two bluefin fishing nations take a stand to protect the ailing bluefin?! According to recent news,  Italy has announced it will halt fishing for a year and is thought to support a CITES listing and, just...

Anti-whalers need to win over Japanese public

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 21, 2010 3 comments

An opinion piece by one of the Tokyo two- Junichi. Junichi Sato From: The Australian January 18, 2010 12:00AM   REPORTS in the Australian media continue...

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