Posted by Hélène Bourges — 21 April 2016 at 3:59pm
Greenpeace crew, currently on board the Esperanza in the Indian Ocean, have found a destructive fishing device (FAD) that has been deployed by a John West supplier. We know this thanks to your research on John West tuna cans coming from the region.
John West are failing to meet their commitment to source sustainable tuna
The new Greenpeace tinned tuna league table exposes the wide gulf between UK supermarkets and brands which have taken sustainability seriously and those which have simply broken promises to clean up. Use this to help you decide which brands to buy and which to avoid until they improve.
Tuna are fish, and they are wild animals. But to many
people, they are simply understood as food. It can be a bit confusing when the
short hand of ‘tuna’ is used, as it covers a whole family of species, from the
relatively-tiddly and widespread skipjack, right up to the majestic but
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
Tuna giant Bolton says it will be '100% sustainable' by 2017, but how?
After the huge success of our UK tinned
tuna campaign, described by the Independent
as "one of the most successful environmental campaigns in years", it was great
to hear a big European tuna brand - Bolton commit to completely clean up its act.
Posted by simon clydesdale — 17 November 2011 at 2:22pm
Today we've released shocking footage of ocean
life dying in gruesome ways at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the
Pacific Ocean. The footage was shot by a New Zealand helicopter pilot turned
whistleblower, who undertook aerial reconnaissance for tuna boats in the
Pacific in 2009.