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WTO Rules the U.S. Must Put the SAFE Back into Dolphin Safe

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
April 14, 2015

Today, for a third time, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has sided with Mexico finding that the deceptive manner in which the United States has implemented the dolphin safe labeling scheme in the U.S. marketplace fails to accurately inform consumers and is a discriminatory barrier to trade.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

Leading Scientists Challenge U.S. Claims of “Unobserved” Mortality Impacts on Dolphin Populations

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
April 13, 2015

For years, in an effort to divert attention from the deceptive and illegal nature of its so-called “dolphin-safe” labeling scheme, the United States and certain animal rights groups directly profiting from the perpetuation of that scheme have claimed that unobserved mortality, reproductive effects and mother-calf separation in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) tuna fishery were having adverse effects on the recovery of the ETP dolphin stocks. These claims have once again been soundly challenged in a recent scientific analysis prepared for the U.S. Secretary of Commerce by the scientists at the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC).  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

AIDCP: A Model for Fisheries Around the World

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
April 3, 2015

In today’s modern world, it’s easy to forget how the food on your table actually gets there. The reality is that there is a long and complicated supply chain to get the tuna from the ocean to your sandwich. The AIDCP has created a short video about fishing for tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  Continue reading >

 

 

 

 

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 >

 

 

 

 

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