Fishing

  • Is krill oil sustainable?

    15 March 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Krill is often sold in products such as krill oil and Omega-3 tablets, as well as fishmeal for farmed fish and even pet food. But despite presenting itself as one of the best managed fisheries in the world, our latest investigative report paints a very different picture.

  • 6 reasons to choose pole and line tuna

    12 February 2018
    Nathaniel Pelle, Senior Campaigner

    There are plenty of canned tuna options on our supermarket shelves and it can be confusing to know which one to choose. If there is one thing you should remember it is this – choose ‘pole and line’ caught tuna.

  • I’m Vegan — Here’s Why I’m Fighting to Change the Tuna Industry

    21 October 2015

    Blogpost by Dawn Bickett - October 21, 2015 at 9:24 As a vegan, Dawn Bickett used to feel removed from the issue of sustainable seafood. But after documenting the Pacific tuna industry's destructive ways with the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior, she's determined to do more to protect our oceans and those who rely on them.

  • Overfishing affects me too

    25 November 2014

    With more than 10% of the world’s population depending on fisheries for their livelihood, it’s fair to say that fishing helps make the world go round.

  • The true cost of cheap prawns

    4 November 2014

    Like to throw a prawn on the barbecue? If we give a moment's thought to where it came from, we might imagine a sunburnt Australian fisher skillfully casting his net into coastal waters and hauling in his humble catch.

  • Spring Fishion Show kicks off seafood labelling campaign

    26 October 2014

    It’s all about the label, according to top model and environmental scientist Laura Wells who compered the Bouillabaisse Spring Fishion Show which launched the ‘Label My Fish’ campaign in Sydney this month.

  • Celebrate! Kiribati changes its tuna and protects one of world’s largest fishing grounds

    28 May 2014

    Raise your kava glass! After years of a marine protected area being falsely described as “off limits to fishing and other extractive uses” when it was actually being heavily fished, President Anote Tong of the Pacific island country of Kiribati and his government have finally voted to close the historic Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) to all commercial fishing