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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...

International legal expert calls for Tokyo 2 acquittal

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 11, 2010 1 comment

More from the T2 trial in Amori today where Prof. Dirk Voorhoof took the stand arguing the T2's case for acquittal. Find more info in the press advisory below. A HUGE thank you to all those lending their voice and support for the T2...

Farmed salmon exposed-watch video online

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 10, 2010 1 comment

An enlightening glimpse into Canada's salmon farming industry can now be seen online in Damien Gillis' documentary entitled "Farmed Salmon Exposed: The Global Reach of the Norwegian Salmon Farming Industry". Click here to watch. ...

Greenpeace Seafood Tour In Victoria

Image gallery | May 26, 2009

COD FUNERAL IN HALIFAX

Image gallery | March 18, 2010

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...

Tokyo 2 trial-phase one complete

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 24, 2010

It’s been over a week since the trial of the Tokyo 2 began and it’s time for some reflection on the trial and to take the time to highlight the out-pouring of support from our loyal co-defendants around the world.     ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Greenpeace US releases new supermarket ranking report

Blog entry by Sarah King and Casson Trenor | April 16, 2011

Greenpeace US has released its 5th supermarket ranking report and this year Safeway US came out on top with a score of 64%. As Greenpeace Canada gears up for our 2011 and third ranking report, it looks like it's going to be a close...

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...

Seafood Buyer Beware- fish aren't always as they seem

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 16, 2009 1 comment

When shopping, most people assume that what the label says they are buying is actually, in fact, what they are buying. Well, it turns out that for many seafood products you're being fooled and only a DNA testing kit will help you...

Eating Down the Chain

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | May 27, 2009 2 comments

"Eating down the chain" refers to the way we've harvested our oceans since...well, always.  We take the bigger fish higher on the food chain, like tuna and cod.  If we continue this way, our kids and grandkids will be eating plankton...

Catching tuna Maldivian style

Video | January 29, 2009 at 9:40

Globally, tuna stocks are heavily over fished. But the fishermen in the Maldives - catching their skipjack by pole and line - are giving their skipjack tuna a brighter future.

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