marine conservation

Thousands rally against shark cull in Western Australia

Upwards of 4,000 people gathered on Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Australia today to rally against the upcoming cull of sharks by the Western Australian government....

We must demand seal-safe farmed salmon

Updated 12 July 2015 In a poll sixty-four per cent of the UK public would be against farmed salmon if it involved the killing of seals....

Nature’s best camouflage

The masters of camouflage on this planet are universally accepted to be cephalopods, which can create optical illusions in the blink of an eye....

Seal cull shames Scotland

1,340 grey and common seals may have been shot in Scotland to protect farmed salmon and wild salmon fisheries in 2011. The quota for 2012 is 1,100....

Overfishing is a threat to human existence

Virtually every threat to life in the sea is attributable to our use of the 'wait and see principle', which allows overexploitation, ecosystem destruction...

Fish aren’t food, they’re marine wildlife

Why are marine conservation organisations encouraging people to eat ocean wildlife? The Good Fish Guide, the Sustainable Seafood Guide, Seafood Watch, most well-known marine conservation...

Bluefin tuna: a new perspective in the NE Atlantic

In 2013, Angus Campbell caught a 515lb Atlantic bluefin tuna with a rod and reel off the Isle of Harris, the Outer Hebrides. Although...

On the brink of a marine meltdown

Spot the difference. Will we ever learn? Why is it that with over two-thirds of the Earth's surface covered in water marine conservation still...

Stop the mass slaughter of dolphins by the fishing industry in EU waters

Thousands of short-beaked common dolphins are being killed by fishing vessels targeting pelagic fish species in EU waters. This barbaric practice is referred to...

Faroe Govt. act after dolphin massacre outrage

International outrage over the butchering of nearly 1,500 dolphins in a single evening has prompted the Faroe Islands government to launch a review. In a...

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