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Blog Archive - October 2013

Dol-fund Safe: Why Earth Island Hates Transparency

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
October 30, 2013

Few organizations are cagier about cash flows than the Earth Island Institute. The organization serves as an incubator for super-PACs with green-washed names and no transparency. With every new spinoff group, Earth Island expands a thick and obscure network of money flows that would make a wizened Mafioso proud.  Continue reading >





The Emperor Really Has No Clothes….Not Even a Hat

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
October 22, 2013

The Earth Island Institute is exposed yet again.

Last month, following a definitive ruling by an administrative law judge, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) levied $1.5 million in fines against six tuna fishing vessels that were caught red-handed engaging in Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing in the Western Pacific.  Continue reading >





“Earth Island Institute Has No Standard, It Has an Invoice Book” – Director of Papua New Guinea’s National Fisheries Authority

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
October 14, 2013

While it is no secret that Earth Island is a faux environmental group of the worst kind, recently more and more groups that really care about sustainability are speaking out against the tuna industry’s biggest sham: Earth Island’s “dolphin-safe” label.  Continue reading >





Faces of FADs: Manta Rays

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
October 8, 2013

Our Faces of FADs series introduces you to the marine species most often injured or killed by fish aggregating devices (FADs) commonly used in unregulated commercial fishing. The latest edition comes courtesy of Blue Planet Society, which suggested we profile manta rays.  Continue reading >