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Blog Archive - September 2014

On “More, Bigger, Better Marine Conservation”

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
September 24, 2014

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.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

The growing case against FAD fishing

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
September 22, 2014

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).  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Faces of FADs: Sailfish

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
September 16, 2014

Our Faces of FADs series profiles marine species often injured or killed by fish aggregating devices (FADs) commonly used by fishermen in order to gain access to the U.S. market and the so-called "dolphin safe" label.

This series continues with sailfish, so named for their gorgeous dorsal fins, which extend along the whole length of their bodies and are often much taller than their bodies are thick.  Continue reading >