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European Commission calls for ban of destructive deep-sea fishing in the Northeast...

Blog entry by Diego Creimer | July 23, 2012

On Thursday, July 19 th Greenpeace welcomed a plan presented by the European Commission to ban some of the most environmentally damaging fishing practices, under a review of EU rules governing deep-sea fishing in the Northeast and...

Buyer beware of canned tuna "gone gory"

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | April 19, 2013

If you’ve been on facebook the past couple of days perhaps you’ve seen Greenpeace’s image of our 2013 canned tuna sustainability ranking results. Turns out over 88,000 and counting already have, and upwards of 1000 facebookers have...

Nasty FADs stinking up the Esperanza

Blog entry by Sarah King and Nathanial Pelle | December 4, 2011

Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, has been patrolling the high seas of the Pacific for tuna fishing offenders and has unfortunately come across lots to be concerned about. Nathanial Pelle from our Australian office is onboard and recounts...

Caution: This product kills more than just tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | June 23, 2011

Since the launch of our Clover Leaf canned tuna campaign a few weeks ago, mysterious magnets have been showing up in supermarkets across the country. Concerned citizens seem to be “sticking it” to Clover Leaf, and placing caution signs...

Killing endangered species to save them?

Blog entry by Sarah King | March 6, 2011 1 comment

Last week the Vancouver Sun published an article exposing the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) plan to kill 7 endangered sea turtles this spring following 10 years of experiments into their diving depths. As I read on through...

Skipjack tuna is cheap and plentiful... or is it?

Blog entry by Jamie, Greenpeace UK | March 1, 2011

Of all the tuna species, skipjack is seen as the most plentiful and the most sustainable. The speed with which it reproduces and matures has meant stocks are more resilient to our industrial fishing fleets than its bluefin and bigeye...

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