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Blog Archive - March 2014

Earth Friendly Fisheries

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
March 20, 2014

Sustainability and profitability have long been held as diametrically opposing interests, but a recent study in published by the Ecological Study of America concludes just the opposite. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from across the United States. They found that through careful regulation and fisheries management, ocean fishing operations could be both extremely profitable and highly sustainable, even helping declining populations recover and thrive.  Continue reading >





We Need a Sustainable Solution

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
March 12, 2014

We need a better system for rewarding sustainable and eco-safe fishing operations. We need a sustainable solution. The "regulations" and efforts to protect oceans and marine life are inadequate and inexcusable.  Continue reading >





Beautiful, Brave, and Now Eco-Safe

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
March 5, 2014

Costa Rica is known around the world as a tropical paradise for vacationers. For the past decade, Costa Rica has also been a leader in the emerging trend of ecotourism. Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla advanced that leadership on Monday when she announced extended protections for Costa Rica’s coastal marine ecosystems, improving regulation on tuna fishing operations in their waters. In particular, fishing vessels operating in Costa Rican waters will now be required to prove they are not using fish aggregating devices (FADs) to catch tuna.  Continue reading >