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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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Author of Eco-Labeling Study, Critical of Earth Island Institute, Awarded Doctorate Degree

Yes, (attempt to) kill the messenger. That will prove that you, Earth Island Institute, are a legitimate and credible environmental organization.

Earth Island has reached the end of their tenuous claim to legitimacy as a self-professed protector of our world's oceans. They're most recent effort to silence naysayers proves it.

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Working Toward Sustainable & Eco-Safe Tuna

Consumers are ever more conscious of how their choices affect their health and our world. And truly sustainable and eco-safe products are becoming more widely available on supermarket shelves. Nevertheless we have a long way to go before our world's fisheries are fully sustainable.

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The growing case against FAD fishing

Small choices we make every day affect the health of the planet we share. Many of us try to make healthy, sustainable food choices at the grocery store. We are increasingly concerned about the stages of the production of food: harvesting, storage, processing, packaging, sales and consumption. But we sometimes forget to look at how the food got to grocery store (and the environmental impact of that process).

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On “More, Bigger, Better Marine Conservation”

For all their talk, Earth Island Institute is doing a deplorable job of protecting our world’s oceans. Instead of promoting marine conservation, Earth Island exploits environmental causes for financial gain. They have strong-armed the tuna industry into paying for a false, deceptive “dolphin-safe” label that does nothing to protect dolphins, much less marine life.

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