Every ten years the European Union’s set of laws on fishing,
the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), gets an overhaul. Today sees that process
get its final approval and rubber-stamping from Members of the European
Parliament, as they formally approve the last piece of legislation. So it’s a
good time to pause and take stock on what CFP reform means, and why this time
round has been a game-changer.
I’m so happy to announce that after we released our 2014
tuna league table, and after all your emails, tweets and calls to Tesco
over the last few weeks – we have a fantastic victory. The manufacturer of
Oriental & Pacific tuna has agreed to our demands. This means that fewer
sharks, turtles and rays will be killed as a result of the method used to fish
Posted by Graham Thompson -
4 April 2014 at 3:24pm -
The Spectator has had
a go at adapting to the changing media climate by switching to the deniers new
‘adaptation’ meme. Will anyone notice the pivot? The evidence has been
carefully hidden away on the covers of their previous editions.
Yesterday the three largest slaughterhouses in Brazil – JBS, Marfrig and Minerva – published an update on their progress to ensure that the meat they produce isn’t threatening the Amazon. It is another important milestone towards ending deforestation.
treading on thin ice. It has already spent over $5 billion on
its Arctic drilling venture, but the company has yet to produce a single drop
of Arctic oil. No doubt its shareholders and investors are starting to get