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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...

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...

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...

Pyramid schemes, Paris, and Seafood Summits

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | February 1, 2010

What do pyramid schemes, the Eiffel tower and the annual Seafood Summit have in common? All have some sort of connection to triangles…and pyramid schemes were at the heart of the Summit’s keynote speech yesterday by eminent and...

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...

2010 offers hope for T2 trial

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 15, 2010 1 comment

Well so far 2010 has been a bit more positive for our Tokyo Two awaiting trial in Japan.  Another pre-trial hearing concluded this week, but with reason for optimism as the our defence team was awarded the inclusion of key witnesses in...

Happy new year, now let's protect ocean biodiversity

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 15, 2010 1 comment

UN 2010 Calling all global fisheries agencies, I've got the perfect new year's resolution: stop the plunder of the oceans! 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. The UN is calling it "a celebration of life on earth and...

No deal in the Pacific as tuna stocks slip away…

Blog entry by Beth Hunter | December 15, 2009

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Every year while Canadians are starting to flex their snow-shovelling muscles and...

Blocking protection and getting paid to do it: EU and bluefin

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009 1 comment

I wonder how EU citizens feel about financially contributing to the extinction of bluefin tuna.....I'm guessing most woudn't be too impressed, but I'm also guessing very few have any idea. It turns out that 34.5 million euros has been...

Bluefin fraud and bluefin farms

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009

The northern Atlantic bluefin tuna's relative, the southern bluefin tuna has been getting lots of media attention recently for two unrelated, but equally controversial, issues. A study conducted by Columbia University and the...

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