marine conservation

Atlantic bluefin tuna: the forgotten superpredator

We would expect that a huge, charismatic, and ecologically important predator would be celebrated in its own...

Shark fishing tournaments devalue ocean wildlife and harm marine conservation efforts

Just over three years ago, I was clinging to a rock in 20 meters of water, trying to stop the current from pulling me...

Possible EU temporal eel fishing closure and its potential implications for glass eel trafficking

In 2017, the EU Council of Ministers agreed on a three month fishing closure for eels but excluded glass eels (juveniles < 12 cm)....

Vineyard Vines cancels shark tournament sponsorship

Clothing retailer Vineyard Vines joins a long list of corporations including AON, Astoria Bank, Budweiser, BASF, Foley Caterpillar, Goslings Rum, Lexus, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank...

West Marine drops shark tournament sponsorship

Boating supplies retailer West Marine joins a long list of corporations including AON, Astoria Bank, Budweiser, BASF, Foley Caterpillar, Goslings Rum, Lexus, Merrill Lynch, Toyota...

A sense of porpoise

I saw my first harbour porpoise standing on the back of a small boat anchored at the foot of a cliff off Anglesey in...

Hard-hitting Blue Planet Society campaign merchandise

Blue Planet Society are pleased to announce the launch of our new line of hard-hitting campaign merchandise. Designed to raise funds for campaigning against specific...

Shark tournament corporate sponsorship collapses

We are pleased to announce that Blue Planet Society have succeeded in forcing almost all the major corporate sponsors of USA shark tournaments to...

Put seagrass on the map with citizen science

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day and at Project Seagrass we are happy to announce the launch of our GLOBAL Citizen Science smartphone...

EU Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella’s commitment to tackling dolphin, porpoise and whale deaths in...

Responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths every year, entanglement in fishing gear is the single biggest threat to dolphins, porpoises and whales (collectively...

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