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Fishing and Climate Change Create ‘Urgent’ Need for Ocean Protections, Says New Study

Fish off the coast of Australia are facing rapidly declining populations, says a new study published in the journal Aquatic Conservation. Fish species including bream and snapper have declined by as much as one-third during the...
Vegan Non-Profit Sea Shepherd Shuts Down World's Largest Fishing Vessel Following Illegal Overfishing

Vegan Non-Profit Sea Shepherd Shuts Down World’s Largest Fishing Vessel Following Illegal Overfishing

International marine wildlife conservation group Sea Shepherd helped to arrest and seize the Damanzaihao, the largest fish factory ship on the planet. The ship was capable of killing 547,000 tons of fish every year. The blacklisted...

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Fish But Wish You Did

Two kinds of animals that often gets left out of animal rights discussions are fish and marine animals. Perhaps it's due to the lack of interaction human beings are able to have with them....

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,...

How Our Love of Sushi is Driving the Bluefin Tuna to Extinction

Sushi, once the object of squeamish faces and 'but it's raw!' exclamations, is now a must-have in any supermarket aiming to impress the 'cultured millennial' and deluxe sushi lovers. The sushi industry has been booming...

By 2050 Our Oceans Will Be More Plastic Than Fish! How Will You Help...

Last year the world made a shocking discovery: if we don’t change our plastic-using habits, the oceans are set to contain more plastic than fish by 2050. Is this a result of fast-declining fish...

FISH! Are They Our Friends or Are They Food?

Perhaps you read our article on animals’ capacity to experience pain. The examples in that piece focused mainly on mammals and birds, but what about fish? Is there evidence that fish can experience pain...