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Greenpeace: Taste the waste in Clover Leaf canned tuna

Feature story | May 26, 2011 at 11:26

Vancouver — Greenpeace today launched a campaign directed at Clover Leaf Seafoods through a parody website and by distributing fake tuna cans labeled “Just Tuna?” to highlight the ocean life that the company wastes in filling its cans.

There's slavery in the seafood industry. Here's what we can do about it.

Blog entry by David Pinsky | July 23, 2015

There's no easy way to say this:  The seafood at your local supermarket may be connected to slavery.  It's heartbreaking. Fishing operators  in over 50 countries  around the world are crewing ships through human trafficking networks...

Greenpeace speaks up to protect the oceans at the Metro annual meeting

Feature story | January 28, 2009 at 17:00

Metro's annual general meeting had an unexpected guest this week when Greenpeace oceans coordinator, Beth Hunter, showed up to draw attention to their weak efforts on seafood sustainability.

Behind the counter

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 2:49

Greenpeace is calling on Canada’s eight largest supermarket chains to adopt sustainable seafood policies, remove Redlist species from their shelves and provide better information to their customers.

Whales in the courtroom

Blog entry by John Frizell | June 27, 2013

The courtroom at the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the Netherlands is a long way from the Antarctic. It is a beautiful room with enormous stained glass windows, twelve feet up from the floor, but this is where the...

Not here, not anywhere

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | September 5, 2013

It’s been a year since   Greenpeace in Australia took action against the Margiris super trawler and to mark the anniversary – admittedly coincidentally – Greenpeace activists in Chile protested against the presence of the monster boat...

Canadian supermarkets move one step closer to ocean protection: Greenpeace

Feature story | June 2, 2010 at 11:00

(Montreal and Vancouver) — Canada’s major supermarket chains have begun to rid their shelves of Redlist species and adopt sustainable seafood procurement policies, but need to do much more to help protect the oceans, according to a new Greenpeace...

Supermarkets taking steps to rid shelves of Redlist fish

Feature story | April 8, 2010 at 17:07

Greenpeace’s campaign to convince Canada’s supermarket chains to remove Redlist fish from their shelves is having results.

Can Japan save the world’s most valuable fish?

Feature story | July 21, 2010 at 7:49

TOKYO: Japan is celebrating “Marine Season” (“Umi-No-Shun-Kan”) this week and it’s also the International Year of Biodiversity. What better way to mark the occasion here than to launch a campaign to protect the most threatened fish species?

Oceans Advocates

Publication | October 27, 2010 at 20:01

Consumer pressure is driving retailers to adopt responsible seafood sourcing practices, which in recent years has brought encouraging changes in the seafood industry. Sustainable seafood is no longer merely an option, but a major step forward for...

Emerging from the deep

Publication | July 7, 2011 at 10:22

Ranking supermarkets on seafood sustainability 2011 edition

Lifting the lid on the major canned tuna brands in Canada: Ranking the sustainability...

Publication | February 1, 2011 at 17:12

Greenpeace’s report, Lifting the lid on the major canned tuna brands in Canada: Ranking the sustainability and equitability of tuna sourcing, reveals that most canned tuna lining supermarket shelves comes from destructive and socially...

Deep Seabed Mining

Publication | July 7, 2013 at 20:01

The deep sea is a place of myth and mystery, filled with weird and wonderful life forms, and vital to the survival of our planet. But now, this mostly unknown world is facing large-scale industrial exploitation – as mining of the deep seabed...

Dissecting Loblaw’s Response to Consumers

Feature story | September 17, 2008 at 17:00

Since the launch of the Sustainable Seafood campaign, Greenpeace volunteers have visited supermarkets across the country, talking to customers about the issues and asking them to contact companies like Loblaw to demand sustainable seafood...

Canada bans microbeads! Another move to tackle plastic pollution...and more needed!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | November 14, 2016

When you google “microbeads,” calls to ban them pop up in the search results even before the trusty Wikipedia definition. That’s because scientific studies and environmental organizations have shone a spotlight on how these tiny,...

Our leaders can and should save the Pacific tuna next week

Blog entry by Duncan Williams, Greenpeace Australia | March 19, 2012

Ocean stewardship in the Pacific has come a long way. Ask a Pacific islander fifty years ago about managing fish and you would have been greeted with a look of bemusement. After all, fish back in the day were thought of as...

Clover Leaf Tuna Halloween Action

Image | October 30, 2014 at 13:04

[Markham], Canada, October 30, 2014 - Greenpeace delivers petition signatures to Clover Leaf employees at the company’s Canadian headquarters in Ontario. Greenpeace volunteers and staff installed a series of ocean themed pumpkins and a banner...

Clover Leaf Tuna Halloween Action

Image | October 30, 2014 at 13:04

[Markham], Canada, October 30, 2014 - Greenpeace delivers petition signatures to Clover Leaf employees at the company’s Canadian headquarters in Ontario. Greenpeace volunteers and staff installed a series of ocean themed pumpkins and a banner...

2014 Supermarket Ranking on Seafood Sustainability

Page | March 28, 2012 at 8:00

Greenpeace's 2014 Supermarket Ranking on Seafood Sustainability scores Canada's eight largest supermarket chains on the steps they are taking to source ocean-friendly seafood and ensure healthy oceans.

UPDATE: Towards #JustTuna: How a big Canadian brand is working to clean up its sourcing

Blog entry by Sarah King | June 5, 2017

Ocean Brands’ tuna commitment has been met! It’s been almost exactly a year since we posted the blog below with the news that Ocean Brands had announced bold and forward-looking commitments to be rolled out through its canned tuna...

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