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Working to keep pirates and overfishing out of my backyard

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | March 25, 2012

Tuna is the lifeline for many Pacific island communities - a source of income, jobs and food. That’s why, as a Pacific islander and someone who has been working on oceans conservation for over a decade, I am still very angry at the...

Our leaders can and should save the Pacific tuna next week

Blog entry by Duncan Williams, Greenpeace Australia | March 20, 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 unlimited...

The Video Sealord and the Global Tuna Industry Don’t Want You to See

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | November 17, 2011

Today we've released shocking  footage of ocean life dying in gruesome ways at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the Pacific Ocean. When I first saw it I was outraged by the obscene waste of ocean life shown and I think most New...

We won’t back down to Sealord’s bully tactics

Blog entry by Nick Young | September 1, 2011

Our subvertising campaign on Monday targeting Sealord and its unsustainable tuna was hard to miss and it certainly didn’t escape the attention of the Sealord management or their lawyers. Yesterday afternoon we received a very...

Would the real tuna please stand up

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | August 10, 2011

When is a tuna not a tuna? Unfortunately too often in the Pacific where widely-used industrial tuna fishing methods catch far more species than just tuna. Out on the water everything becomes tuna. That is until it’s been hauled on...

Victory! John West changes its tuna

Blog entry by Simon Clydesdale and Karli Thomas | July 29, 2011

Our international campaign to clean up tinned tuna has had another victory! After more than 51,000 emails, a lot of negotiation and some interesting stickering initiatives , John West is the last of the major UK players to shift to...

Defending our Pacific with the new team in Korea

Blog entry by Lagi Toribau | June 29, 2011

It is without a doubt that our oceans are an integral part of human survival and crucial to how Mother Nature goes about her business on a day-to-day basis and maintains. After all, 80% of all the life on Earth lies beneath the surface...

Sealord puts logo ahead of contents

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | June 1, 2011

So Sealord is changing its logo? It seems its brand identity is so important that it’s only concerned by what appears on the outside of its tuna cans and not what’s filling them.  Sealord doesn’t go out and catch its own tuna in the...

Progress for our oceans: UK retailer gives tuna a break and US supermarkets are ranked

Blog entry by Steve Smith | April 13, 2011

Credit: Alex Hofford/Greenpeace Tuna caught in the Pacific Ocean Great news! UK retailer Morrisons  has announced a new policy on tinned tuna, committing to stop sourcing fish caught via destructive fishing methods: this means...

Sharks ask Princes: if you found Nemo, would you kill him too?

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley | February 22, 2011

By the time you read this, I'll be at the head office of Princes in Liverpool where a frenzy of sharks is demanding an end (a fin-ish?) to the dreadful fishing methods that kill other marine species like sharks, rays and even...

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