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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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Questions Raised About Science Upon Which “Dolphin Safe” Labeling is Built and Defended.  Jenga!

Questions Raised About Science Upon Which “Dolphin Safe” Labeling is Built and Defended. Jenga!

A new paper published in Marine Mammal Science by NOAA’s Jay Barlow of the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center indicates that the abundance estimates for Eastern Tropical Pacific dolphin species have been misjudged and are likely greatly underestimated (a detailed summary of this paper is available here).

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Earth Island's Crumbling House of Cards

Earth Island's Crumbling House of Cards

Green washing and intimidation to keep raking in the big bucks. That’s what Earth Island’s Dolphin Safe Campaign has been most successful at over the years, and their most recent missive is just another example of the misinformation that they are willing to spread to protect their cash cow – their so-called “dolphin-safe” label.

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What do Hugo Chavez, Plastics and Dolphins Have in Common...?

What do Hugo Chavez, Plastics and Dolphins Have in Common...?

For several years now, the team here at the Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna has worked tirelessly to reveal the shady dealings of Earth Island Institute and the farce that is its so-called "dolphin-safe" label. Now we have received information from a group called the Center for Organizational Research and Education (CORE) that further confirms our suspicions about Earth Island.

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Friend of the Sea Certifies IUU-Caught Tuna?

Friend of the Sea Certifies IUU-Caught Tuna?

If you were ever looking for evidence that Friend of the Sea is no friend of our seas, check out their latest certification: Taiwan-based F.C.F. Fishery. F.C.F. Fishery is one of several companies that were fined as a supplier of illegal, unregulated and unreported caught tuna (we reported on this in a blog post in May).

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Take the Pledge to Support Global Sustainability of Tuna Fisheries!

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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