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Blog Archive - March 2015

Earth Island’s Crumbling House of Cards

by Campaign by Eco-Safe Tuna
March 19, 2015

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.  Continue reading >





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

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
March 17, 2015

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.  Continue reading >





Oceana’s Andy Sharpless on Sustainable Fishing for Future Fish

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
March 1, 2015

Save the fish s we can eat more fish is exactly what Andy Sharpless, CEO of the advocacy organization Oceana, argues in his book The Perfect Protein and in a recent interview with Public Radio International. He maintains that it is critical that we protect this healthy food source to feed our growing population for years to come, but this will only happen if we take control and actively manage our fisheries better.  Continue reading >