marine conservation

The hidden dolphin massacre in EU waters

The slaughter of common dolphins by fishing vessels may be the largest non-cull slaughter of a large mammal species on Earth. The death, injury and...

The most persecuted animals in the ocean?

Author William McKeever visits a shark tournament. Sharks are dragged for hours on a rod and reel. They are pulled behind speeding boats and tortured...

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...

Join the battle to protect endangered bluefin tuna

Please join our campaign to make UK waters a safe place for these iconic animals with our brand new Protect Bluefin Tuna...

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...

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