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Taiwan Just Banned Fishing Great White Sharks

Taiwan Just Banned Fishing Great White Sharks

Taiwan's Fisheries Agency will impose a ban on fishing for three large-size shark species including the megamouth, great white, and basking shark. The ban aims to preserve the extremely biologically diverse waters surrounding Taiwan. In...
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...
Eating Fish Is Killing Off 90% of Global Dolphin Populations

Eating Fish Is Killing Off 90% of This Ocean’s Dolphin Population

Fewer dolphins are turning up in fishing bycatch. Initially, this might seem like a reason to celebrate. But what this actually indicates, according to a new study, is that the population has declined and...
Sussex Makes History With First Fishing Ban for the Climate

Sussex Makes History With First Fishing Ban for the Climate

Sussex just became the first UK council to ban fishing to mitigate climate change. The ban followed the successful Help Our Kelp campaign—backed by natural historian and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough. The Sussex Inshore Fisheries...
Cultured Fish Maw Will Be Sold In China By 2022

Cultured Fish Maw Will Be Sold In China By 2022

Cultured fish maw will be available in China by 2022. Hong Kong-based clean meat brand Avant Meats is currently developing cultured fish maw using fish cells for the Asian market. Fish maw is the dried swim...

This Vegan Investor Wants to Save 1 Billion Animals Before He Dies

The fishing industry is responsible for huge amounts of damage to the oceans. Overfishing not only impacts fish populations, but larger cetaceans often end up as bycatch or entangled in industrial fishing nets. Every...
Vegan Tomato Tuna Just Launched In Spain

Vegan Tomato Tuna Just Launched In Spain

Spanish startup Mimic SeaFood makes vegan tuna from tomatoes. Named Tunato, the fish-free product is similar to traditional fish in terms of flavor, texture, and appearance. Mimic Seafood uses Finggerino -- a tomato species developed...
Overfishing Ban Could Save the Oceans From Climate Change

Overfishing Ban Could Save the Oceans From Climate Change

A ban on overfishing could protect the oceans and help fight climate change, a new report says. The report, which was commissioned by marine conservation charity Our Fish, looked at literature to assess how ending...
Vegan Sea Urchin Could Be the Next Big Thing In Plant-Based Seafood

Vegan Sea Urchin Could Be the Next Big Thing In Plant-Based Seafood

Updated September 30, 2019. | Vegan sea urchin could be the next big thing in plant-based seafood. Sea urchin is extremely popular in Japan, where it is known as "uni" and considered a delicacy. Uni...
If We Want to Save The Whales, We Must Stop Eating Fish

If We Want to Save the Whales, We Must Stop Eating Fish

If we want to save whales, dolphins, and precious underwater ecosystems, we must stop eating fish. Millions of fish are consumed around the world every day. One of the UK's national dishes is fish and...
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...
‘Chickieleaks’ Launches to Expose Chicken Industry Cruelty

‘Chickieleaks’ Launches to Expose Chicken Industry Cruelty

New website Chickieleaks is out to expose the unlawful actions of companies working within the chicken industry. A similar website called Fishyleaks aims to condemn overfishing and other violations of the law in the...
How a Fishing Trip Turned This Fish and Chip Shop Vegan

How a Fishing Trip Turned This Fish and Chip Shop Vegan

A fish and chip shop is going vegan after its owners had an "eye-opening" experience. The owners of The Fish & The Chip in Leicester, England, took to social media in May to announce that...

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...

Linda McCartney Foods Launches Vegan Fish Goujons

Popular vegetarian meat brand Linda McCartney Foods has launched vegan-friendly fish goujons. The meat-free brand - founded by the late Linda McCartney in the 1990s - made the announcement on its Instagram account. "Fish are friends,...

The 7 Hidden Vegan Easter Eggs in ‘Aquaman’

New blockbuster "Aquaman," released this month, is the much anticipated telling of Arthur Joseph Curry, aka DC superhero Aquaman. Curry was born into the human world but his mother hails from the underwater kingdom...

New Netflix Series Explores Climate Change, Overfishing and Deforestation With David Attenborough

UK National treasure and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough is presenting a new Netflix natural history series named "Our Planet." The 92-year-old broadcaster, who has for decades been synonymous with BBC nature documentaries, will record the voiceover...
Animal Populations Have Declined 60% Due to Overhunting, Overfishing, and Climate Change, says WWF

Animal Populations Have Declined 60% Due to Overhunting, Overfishing, and Climate Change, says WWF

Animal populations have declined by 60 percent since 1970 thanks to humans, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Since 1998, WWF has published the Living Planet Report every two years;...
central arctic ocean agreement

Nearly 1 Million Square Miles of Arctic Ocean Now Protected From Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing has just been banned in an area of the Arctic covering nearly one million square miles -- about the size of the Mediterranean. The Guardian reports that per the Central Arctic Ocean agreement...
Fishlove Josh Brolin

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...