marine conservation

Japanese financial giant Nomura profits from lack of fish

Japan's list of environmental sins is growing. If it wasn't already pushing the boundaries of acceptable behaviour by killing whales in the Southern Ocean...

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...

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...

Supersized plunder: Parlevliet & Van der Plas’s fishing fleet

Fishing Vessel Annelies Ilena, one of the world's biggest supertrawlers, has been detained by the Irish navy for suspected illegal fishing off the coast of Ireland. But who...

€4.4 billion spent on emptying our oceans of life

The EU has been subsidising the denudation of our oceans to the tune of €4.4 billion over a 12 year period. Spain, possibly the...

The world’s ocean has reached crisis point

There are alternatives to the way we treat the marine environment, but they require a change in the way we think and act. Land...

View seafood differently using the hashtag #Wildlife4Sale

Over the coming weeks Blue Planet Society needs your help to highlight the availability of wild marine animals in supermarkets, fishmongers and fish markets...

Decades of needless dolphin deaths must end

No-one knows how many common dolphins die each year in fishing gear in the Northeast Atlantic. From strandings data, French and UK scientists have...

Krill – The final frontier

There has to be a point where we draw a line under marine over-exploitation.Ideally we should have done this some time ago, but since...

The extinction of sharks

We got over the demise of the dodo, the passenger pigeon and even the Chinese river dolphin, but will we ever get over the upcoming...

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