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Greenpeace delivers second sustainability message to Foodtown

Press release | August 12, 2009 at 3:18

Greenpeace, today, hung a large banner on a downtown Auckland Foodtown supermarket and called on it to implement a sustainable seafood policy (1) and remove bottom trawled species, like orange roughy, from its shelves.

Greenpeace blockades fishing vessel to send sustainability message to Foodtown

Press release | August 7, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have stopped a fishing vessel leaving Auckland harbour and are calling on the Foodtown supermarket chain to stop selling orange roughy and implement a sustainable seafood policy. (1)

Foodtown costing us our oceans

Feature story | August 14, 2009 at 6:21

Our efforts to stop overfishing and destructive practices have expanded over the last few years from a focus purely on the fishing industry to now include seafood retailers. Retailers buy and sell huge quantities of seafood each year, and form...

VIDEO: Foodtown bottom trawling action

Blog entry by nick | August 11, 2009

Take action

Page | April 20, 2010 at 0:29

Here's a few things you can do to help put pressure on the supermarkets and the fishing industry.

Second message to Foodtown

Blog entry by Phil | August 12, 2009

I love it when a plan comes together. Today we stepped up the pressure on Foodtown to get serious about putting in place a policy that would ensure it will only sell truly sustainable seafood. We’ve just returned from the Quay St...

The destruction continues

Blog entry by Karli | August 7, 2009

Foodtown costing us our oceans It was sad to see the Seamount Explorer leave the port of Auckland this afternoon. Police had removed our activists from the vessel as they tried to prevent it from leaving port on its destructive...

Foodtown costing us our oceans

Blog entry by nick | August 7, 2009

Today Greenpeace activists have occupied a fishing trawler in the port of Auckland to highlight that Foodtown and other supermarkets are fueling a demand for seafood caught from unsustainable fisheries using the worst of fishing...

Greenpeace activists board the East Ambition

Image | September 22, 2009 at 1:47

Greenpeace activists board the East Ambition

Taking the sustainability message to Foodtown

Video | August 11, 2009 at 10:37

Greenpeace hung a seven metre banner on the downtown Auckland Foodtown supermarket which read 'Costing our Oceans? Alongside, the mascot for the Greenpeace Save our Seas campaign, Sad Fish, hangs in a bottom trawl net. The message highlighted...

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