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Fishing Industry to Lose Billions As COVID Drops Demand

Fishing Industry to Lose Billions As COVID Drops Demand

The fishing industry is set to lose billions of dollars as the coronavirus pandemic causes demand to fall. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), exports of fisheries products rose to...
These 7 Vegan Brands Will Help You Ditch Fish For Good

These 7 Vegan Brands Will Help You Ditch Fish For Good

Our oceans are under threat. Overfishing and plastic pollution are causing detrimental damage to our underwater ecosystems and the marine species that rely on them to survive. But what can we do as individuals...
Cruelty-Free Yellowtail and Mahi Mahi Fish to Launch This Year

Cruelty-Free Yellowtail and Mahi Mahi Fish to Launch This Year

Clean seafood company BlueNalu revealed it is close to serving up cruelty-free, lab-grown fish. According to Under Current News, the California-based company will produce and serve whole muscle, medallion-sized portions of yellowtail amberjack, and mahi...
Impossible Foods Is Developing Realistic Vegan Fish

Impossible Foods Is Exploring Realistic Vegan Fish

Impossible Foods is widely known for its vegan "bleeding" beef-like Impossible Burger, available at major restaurant and fast food chains across the U.S, including Burger King. According to a new report from the company,...
Iceland Cancels Fin Whale Hunting for 2019

Iceland Cancels Fin Whale Hunting for 2019

Iceland will not hunt fin whales this year, sparing the lives of more than a hundred marine mammals. Hvalur hf., the only company in the Nordic island nation that hunts fin whales, announced it won't...

The Complete Guide to the Best Vegan Sushi

Sushi is rolling with the times as more vegan options than ever before are being served around the world. Despite being several hundred years old as a dish, sushi is still developing and diversifying. Once...
Sea Shepherd Awarded Military Honor for Protecting Marine Life

Sea Shepherd Awarded Military Honor for Protecting Marine Life

Global ocean conservation organization Sea Shepherd has received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) from the Liberian Ministry of Defense. The order is the highest military award given by the ministry. The president of Liberia, George...
Vegan Food and ‘Millennials Without Can Openers’ Blamed for Decline in Canned Tuna’s Sales

Vegan Food and ‘Millennials Without Can Openers’ Blamed for Decline in Canned Tuna’s Sales

A tuna fish executive is blaming millennials who don't own can openers for the decline of sales. The Wall Street Journal reports that the market for canned fish is struggling. Top brands including StarKist, Chicken of...
U.S. State Sees Major Decline in Hunting as People Would Rather Go Hiking

U.S. State Sees Major Decline in Hunting as People Would Rather Go Hiking

Hunting and fishing are declining in Michigan because millennials would rather enjoy wildlife than kill animals. The decline is occurring as baby boomers, who popularized the sport decades ago, "age and drop away," according to the Grand...

Richard Branson Says Sea Life Should Not Be Killed, Dubs Gillnet Fishing ‘Horrendous’

Investor, philanthropist, and founder of the Virgin Group Richard Branson has stated that more needs to be done to protect the ocean and its marine life. In a recent trip to Belize, in Central America,...
Nestlé and Tesco Join the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Help Remove Deadly Fishing Nets From the Ocean

Nestlé and Tesco Join the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Help Remove Deadly Fishing...

 Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage corporation, and Tesco, the UK's biggest supermarket chain, have joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) in a bid to address the 640,000 tons of fishing gear,...
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Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, and Paris Jackson Get Naked For Fishlove’s Campaign to End...

A number of celebrities, including Hollywood actors Josh Brolin and Sean Penn, have appeared in a photo series for the Fishlove campaign, which aims to raise awareness about overfishing. Produced by Nicholas Röhl and Greta...

National Geographic Oceanographer Sylvia Earle Says Clean Seafood and Vegan Alternatives Can Save Our...

National Geographic explorer, marine biologist, and oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle is urging people to eat less seafood and look to sustainable vegan alternatives instead. Speaking at The Good Food Conference in California last week, Earle discussed the future...
Indian State of Uttarakhand Becomes First to Ban Catch-and-Release Fishing

Catch-and-Release Fishing Banned in Indian State of Uttarakhand

The northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has become the first to ban catch-and-release fishing, otherwise known as angling, Hindustan Times reports. Going forward, the act of catch-and-release fishing, which involves snagging fish by the mouth using hooks and then...

Lush Cosmetics Re-Launch Vegan Shark Fin Soap in Honor of Ocean Conservationist and ‘Sharkwater’...

Lush Cosmetics has re-launched its limited edition Shark Fin soap in honor of Rob Stewart, a visionary conservationist, wildlife photographer, educator and filmmaker, who died while diving in 2017. The vegan soap, which re-launched both...
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Steep Chinese Tariffs Could End U.S. Shark Fin Industry

An increased trade tariff by China could result in the end of America's shark fin industry. In the ever-increasing severe trade wars between China and the U.S., the Asian country recently introduced a 25 percent increased...

BBC’s Blue Planet 2 Illustrates The Desperate Need to Rethink Our Eating Habits

13 million people tuned into the BBC’s groundbreaking new documentary series Blue Planet 2. Narrated by David Attenborough and taking 4 years to film and produce, the series gave a unique insight into underwater...

Commercial Fishing Banned Over 2.8 Million KM² Due to Environmental Concern

A ban on commercial fishing in Arctic waters has been announced due to environmental concerns, the CBC reports. The moratorium on commercial fishing will last at least 16 years and will cover an expanse of roughly...

Mexico Bans Fishing From 57,000 Square Miles of Ocean

An impressive marine reserve has just been created by the Mexican government. The reserve surrounds a group of islands inhabited by hundreds of species of marine life and the government has imposed a complete...

Fish Sales Are Falling as Public Seek Healthier Diets, Says New Report

A recent market report has indicated the sales of fresh fish and seafood in Western Europe are falling. Western Europe is now the worst performing region in the world for the sale of fish,...

Farming Versus Ocean Fishing: Is Ethical Seafood Possible?

"It's caught by line, not net, so it's far more ethical"; "if it's farmed it's okay because there isn't any wasted by-catch." Most of us a are brought up believing that eating fish is essential...