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Tag: Bluefin Tuna
Sea Shepherd Headed into Libya Now
A Sea Shepherd Conservation Society boat full of environment activists, the Steve Irwin, is headed towards Libyan waters today, perhaps arriving as early as later tonight.
'Whale Wars' Stars — Sea Shepherd Crew — Headed into Libyan Waters
We’ve written about the adventures of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society probably over a dozen times here on Planetsave. It is a leading environmental and animal activism organization that has achieved some great successes. And there’s one thing quite obvious to most who follow them — they are willing to go where most won’t and take risks most wouldn’t dream of.
Costco Expands Sustainable Seafood Policy – Sales of 12 'Red-List' Fish Will Cease
Last August, Planetsave reported on voluntary changes made by maga-wholesaler Costco to its seafood procurement practices. Most notably, in response to a letter from concerned share-holders, Costco ceased the sale … [Read full article]
Huge Bluefin Tuna Black Market and Overfishing Identified
Recently, an investigation and then a comprehensive analysis of bluefin tuna have shown some bad news for this magnificent creature. “New data seen by conservation organisations WWF and Greenpeace reveals that … [Read full article]
Help Protect Bluefin Tuna by November 17
We’ve written on bluefin tuna a number of times on Planetsave. This amazing fish, which can swim at up to 55 mph (it is the fastest fish in the sea) … [Read full article]
Costco Adopts Sustainable Seafood Policy (correction)
Costco has responded positively to its shareholders’ suggestions in a letter posted on its website last month. Costco has, as of 2009, voluntarily disclosed more information about its seafood suppliers.
Additionally, Costco has begun working with suppliers of farmed salmon to insure compliance with the Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue and will partner with the World Wildlife Fund to monitor Thailand’s compliance with the Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue.
Annual Quota of Bluefin Tuna Caught in 1 Week
Industrial fishing fleets can catch fish in numbers unimaginable to fishermen a few decades ago. The capabilities are more than unimaginable, though. They are also unsustainable. With bluefin tuna on … [Read full article]
Some Restaurant Sushi Contains Endangered Species
A recent study has produced some astonishing and disturbing results. Tuna was ordered from 31 sushi restaurants. Genetic tests were then used to identify the species of fish ordered. Nineteen of … [Read full article]
British Fish Minister Boycotts Bluefin Tuna
Huw Irranca-Davies, the British Fisheries Minister has joined a list of actors, celebrities and activists demanding the Japanese restaurant Nobu stop serving the endangered bluefin tuna on their menus.
Robert De Niro Caught Selling Endangered Fish in His Restaurants
This past weekend, undercover operatives from Greenpeace tested the DNA of fish served in several London-based restaurants that are part of a chain known as Nobu. The restaurants are partially … [Read full article]