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Take the Pledge to Support Global Sustainability of Tuna Fisheries!

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
July 17, 2014

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.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Talking the Talk: Time for the United States to Walk the Walk

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
June 26, 2014

At the Our Ocean Conference last week, Secretary of State John Kerry boldly announced the United States’ position on the importance of ocean conservation and prevention of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Report from Bangkok

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
June 17, 2014

At the end of May, INFOFISH hosted the biennial INFOFISH World Tuna Trade Conference and Exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand. This year the conference included two main panels on eco-labeling; a clear indication of just how dysfunctional the current eco-labeling regime has become.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Faces of FADs: Billfish

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
June 2, 2014

Our Faces of FADs series introduces you to the marine species most 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 billfish, a group of several fish species mostly from the Istiophoridae family that use their rostrums, or bills, to stun and injure prey.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Blood Tuna: Earth Island’s “Dolphin-Safe” Get Rich Scheme Exposed in New NRDC Report

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
May 22, 2014

“Few realize it, but nearly every foreign fish product sold in the United States enters the U.S. market in violation of federal law.… The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) requires that all imported fish or fish products be accompanied by proof that the technology used to land the catch does not kill or seriously injure whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals in excess of U.S. standards.”  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

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