Greenpeace has weighed in on the Brexit debate after David Cameron and Boris Johnson clashed over the impact of the European Union on the UK’s fishing industry.
Global brands alongside the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association, Fiskebåt, Russian fishing giant, Karat and Europe’s largest processor of frozen fish, Espersen, have agreed to halt further expansion of cod fishing into the previously frozen Northern Barents Sea.
A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has exposed illegal shark finning, labour and human rights abuses in Taiwan’s distant water tuna fisheries.
States gathering at the United Nations (UN) in New York on 28 March will begin work towards an agreement to protect life in the ocean, closing some of the legal loopholes that remain.
The Taiwan Fisheries Agency has been condemned by Greenpeace for failing to provide an accurate number of Flag of Convenience (FOC) vessels operated by its industry.
Greenpeace has called on the New Zealand government to support a plan to make the Pacific’s tuna fisheries sustainable following further reports of declining stocks.
Greenpeace has released a new report detailing what it describes as “the destructive fishing practices used to catch Antarctic toothfish”, also known as Chilean seabass, and exposes how the fishing industry is engaged in a “gold-rush” for toothfish in the remote waters of the Southern Ocean.
Greenpeace Japan has released its first seafood ranking guide “red listing” 15 fish species that should be removed from Japanese shelves, including five different species of tuna.
The second Greenpeace Australia Canned Tuna Guide shows that public pressure on tuna companies has succeeded and Australians can now buy pole and line-caught tuna.
The European Commission brought an early end to the Atlantic bluefin tuna purse seine catching season saying that the quota allowed to be caught had already been fulfilled.
Publix Super Markets Inc is embarking on a new seafood grading system. The US company, which failed Greenpeace’s Sustainable Seafood Scorecard for the second year, has hired a conservation group to assess seafood sold at its stores.
In the fourth edition of the Greenpeace USA seafood sustainability scorecard - Carting Away the Oceans - half of the leading US supermarket chains for the first time received ‘passing’ scores for their seafood sustainability efforts.
Greenpeace welcomes the decision of the eight Pacific Island countries that are party to the Nauru agreement (PNA countries) to set aside more than 4.5 million square kilometers of international waters in the Pacific as off-limits to purse seine fishing for tuna.
As the 15th meeting of the conference of parties to the Convention in Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) closed yesterday, Greenpeace condemned governments for putting short-term economic interests ahead of the long-term survival of endangered species.
Trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna will not be banned, it was decided at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) today.
Just weeks away from a crucial meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) the fisheries management organisation mandated to protect the species has proved it is incapable of doing so, says Greenpeace.
Greenpeace has called for a proposal by a working group of the International Whaling Commission that would allow the return of commercial whaling to be rejected out of hand, describing it as a dangerous throwback to the 20th century when whales where hunted to near extinction.
Greenpeace response to International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s new study on the feasibility of pole and line skipjack tuna fisheries in the Pacific:
Nordic supermarkets are moving forward, slowly, but surely, on seafood sustainability, according to a new Greenpeace report on Scandinavian retailers’ seafood purchase policies.
The European Union is one step away from formally supporting the listing of bluefin tuna as an endangered species, effectively banning its trade.
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