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Japan whaling — the world is watching

We want the world to tell Japan to stop killing whales. The Tokyo Olympics is the perfect global stage on which to do this. In...

Catch and release sportfishing will kill endangered bluefin tuna

If you go to the UK coast and look out to sea you may be lucky and spot one of the world’s largest and...

Stop deep sea mining campaign

Deep sea mining for rare metals is the new industrial frontier and will have devastating implications for the marine environment. Proposed mining would threaten not...

EU action on dolphin bycatch – update

Following a statement regarding dolphin bycatch issued by Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries on 25th February (see https://blueplanetsociety.org/2020/02/eu-takes-action-on-dolphin-bycatch/) we have...

Supertrawler Margiris: ‘a Death Star in the galaxy’

A former crewmember of the supertrawler Margiris spills the beans to Blue Planet Society. The following words were received by us via social media...

Robert Plant pulls out of Faroe festival due to whale and dolphin cruelty

Saving Grace ft. Robert Plant and Suzi Dian have pulled out of G! Festival in the Faroe Islands this summer due to the ongoing...

EU takes action on dolphin bycatch

After a lengthy Blue Planet Society campaign, including a petition signed by over 250,000 people, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries...

The hidden dolphin massacre in EU waters

The killing of common dolphins by fishing vessels may be the world's biggest non-cull slaughter of a large mammal species. The death, injury and strandings...