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The Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP) has reduced the number of dolphin mortalities in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) Ocean by 99 percent.

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A sustainable and eco-safe approach to tuna fishing can save millions of animals, including sharks, turtles and seabirds, and help preserve their natural habitats and ecosystems.

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Safeway, one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States, has begun stocking sustainable tuna that provides an alternative to environmentally destructive mainstream options such as Starkist, Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea.

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Within just six weeks of the launch of Greenpeace's Change Our Tuna campaign, 20,000 Australians demanded more sustainable fishing practices from their country's fishing industry.

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The global fishing industry can eliminate about 200,000 tons of bycatch by adopting eco-safe practices. That's equivalent to more than one billion cans of bycatch per year.

 

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Take the Pledge to Support Global Sustainability of Tuna Fisheries!

By taking the pledge to support transparent, scientifically verifiable eco-labels, you can tell Earth Island and Big Tuna that consumers demand meaningful labels and will no longer tolerate bullying and deceit. We ask you to take the Pledge To Support Global Sustainability of Tuna Fisheries.

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Faces of FADs: Sailfish

Our Faces of FADs series profiles marine species often injured or killed by fish aggregating devices (FADs) commonly used by fishermen in order to gain access to the U.S. market and the so-called "dolphin safe" label.

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The Earth Island Labeling Scheme: Is Anyone Watching?

Widespread consumer confusion about who oversees the “dolphin-safe” label is understandable. We expect consumer labels to be overseen with impartiality.

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The Real Cost of “Dolphin-Safe”

Some people argue that sustainable food options are too expensive. They say they would buy eco-safe brands, if only they weren’t so much more expensive than the generic alternatives. Well, there’s good news! It turns out that MSC-certified canned tuna products are available for LESS than deceptively labeled “dolphin-safe”options…which are in fact dolphin-deadly!

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Talking the Talk: Time for the United States to Walk the Walk

At the Our Ocean Conference last week, Secretary of State John Kerry boldly announced the United States’ position on the importance of ocean conservation and prevention of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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