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Sealord lonely cheerleader for deadly fishing method

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | March 22, 2013

On Wednesday we revealed Sealord is the only big Australasian brand which has refused to stop sourcing tuna caught by fleets using a destructive fishing method which kills sharks, juvenile tuna and turtles. New Zealand’s largest...

Stopping the waste of discarded fish

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | March 2, 2011

Now you see it... Cod caught in the North Sea about to be discarded Adapted from a blog post by Blogpost by Willie Mackenzie, Greenpeace UK Discards are disgusting. No-one with any sense can support the catching,...

5 lesser-known threats to the fragile Arctic Ocean

Blog entry by Emily Buchanan | April 19, 2016

You probably know that climate change is melting Arctic ice  with astonishing speed . And while some hear a warning bell, others see a business opportunity. As Arctic ice disappears, oil companies and fishing fleets are moving further...

Taking 400,000 people on a trip to the Indian Ocean

Blog entry by Tom Lowe | June 2, 2016

It was a sunny afternoon in April when the Esperanza left port in Madagascar six weeks ago. Its mission: to hunt down Thai Union’s destructive fishing operations in the Indian Ocean. Perhaps because of everything achieved since then...

Pams: a change of tuna

Blog entry by pcrawfor | May 17, 2011

Good news last week with the Pams brand starting to take steps towards changing its canned tuna to sustainable sources. In the last three weeks more than 5000 of our supporters have emailed the ‘change your tuna’ message to the...

Vaquita porpoise takes centre stage at Whaling Commission meeting

Blog entry by Willie | October 28, 2016

Big news for a little porpoise. Something big just happened for the  tiny vaquita porpoise  at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting. The diminutive porpoise was the subject of a resolution, passed by all the countries...

Tuna are for life, not just for lunch.

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | May 2, 2014

Tuna are awesome. We don’t get to say that enough, so since it’s World Tuna Day, I want to make amends. These fish are majestic ocean wanderers, who have earned their place in history, but today they are sadly the icons of global...

Finding a sense of porpoise

Blog entry by Willie | May 25, 2016

Being a porpoise looks rubbish. Dolphins look like they have fun. They even look like they seek out fun. Okay, the fixed grins make them seem perpetually happy but let’s be honest - when was the last time you saw a porpoise jumping...

10 good reasons to protect whales

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | October 25, 2016

Killing whales for food has been happening for millennia. But it was commercial whaling – turning whales into barrels of oil for profit – that led to the wholesale destruction of most of the world’s populations of big whales. The loss...

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