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EU takes action on dolphin bycatch

After a lengthy Blue Planet Society campaign, including a petition signed by over 250,000 people, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries has issued a statement (below) regarding dolphin bycatch in EU waters.

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More plastic than fish

‘There will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050’ – This was the stark warning from the World Economic Forum back in 2016.

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The most persecuted animals in the ocean?

Sharks are dragged for hours on a rod and reel. They are pulled behind speeding boats and tortured to death. They are strung up like criminals at events to be observed by the crowds. Their jaws cut out and hung as trophies. What crime do sharks commit to deserve this? What harm do they do to the environment that they must be eradicated this way?

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Fish aren’t food, they’re marine wildlife

Why are marine conservation organisations encouraging people to eat ocean wildlife? The Good Fish Guide, the Sustainable Seafood Guide, Seafood Watch, most well-known marine conservation organisations have a site dedicated to promoting the consumption of the very animals they purport to conserve.

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EU takes action on dolphin bycatch

After a lengthy Blue Planet Society campaign, including a petition signed by over 250,000 people, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries has issued a statement (below) regarding dolphin bycatch in EU waters.

Read More
More plastic than fish

‘There will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050’ – This was the stark warning from the World Economic Forum back in 2016.

Read More
The most persecuted animals in the ocean?

Sharks are dragged for hours on a rod and reel. They are pulled behind speeding boats and tortured to death. They are strung up like criminals at events to be observed by the crowds. Their jaws cut out and hung as trophies. What crime do sharks commit to deserve this? What harm do they do to the environment that they must be eradicated this way?

Read More
Fish aren’t food, they’re marine wildlife

Why are marine conservation organisations encouraging people to eat ocean wildlife? The Good Fish Guide, the Sustainable Seafood Guide, Seafood Watch, most well-known marine conservation organisations have a site dedicated to promoting the consumption of the very animals they purport to conserve.

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