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We're telling princes to change their tuna

Sharks ask Princes: if you found Nemo, would you kill him too?

Posted by jamie — 21 February 2011 at 9:17am - Comments
All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace/Kristian Buus

Update, 9 March 2011: both Princes and Asda have committed to removing tuna caught using fish aggregating devices in combination with purse seine nets from their supply chains by 2014. Read more >>

By the time you read this, I'll be at the head office of Princes in Liverpool where a frenzy of sharks is demanding an end (a fin-ish?) to the dreadful fishing methods that kill other marine species like sharks, rays and even turtles which Princes relies on for its tinned tuna.

Eco-campaigners hang 'dead sharks' from iconic Liver Building

Last edited 22 February 2011 at 12:13pm

Greenpeace targets HQ of food giant Princes over shark-killing methods

21 February, 2011

Bosses arriving for work this morning at the giant food company Princes were confronted with the consequences of the destructive, shark-killing fishing methods used to catch the tuna for their tins. (1)

Celebrity-favourite sushi restaurant Nobu serves endangered bluefin tuna

Nobu: the celebrity restaurant still peddling endangered tuna

Posted by Willie — 11 February 2011 at 12:23pm - Comments
Celebrity-favourite sushi restaurant Nobu serves endangered bluefin tuna
All rights reserved. Credit: Jiri Rezac/Greenpeace
Celebrity-favourite sushi restaurant Nobu serves endangered bluefin tuna

This weekend Nobu Matsuhisa, the eponymous chef behind the celebrity-favourite restaurant Nobu, will be in London. For a mere £260 you could enjoy a unique dining experience, apparently. I wonder what’s on the menu. Delicious black rhino, perhaps? Or tasty Amur tiger? Maybe some melt-in-the-mouth mountain gorilla?

Warning stickers on Princes tuna tins
Princes, tuna, oceans

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