Have you seen the news? John West, Australia’s biggest tuna brand with over 40% of the market, has announced their complete transition to FAD-free tuna sourced from the Pacific (FADs are fish aggregating devices - which act like fish magnets, drawing in tuna and other marine life making them easier to find and scoop up in giant nets, but also resulting in a ten-fold increase in bycatch). They’ve met the agreement they made to Greenpeace - and to you - way back in 2012. Congratulations - we’ve come along way.
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.
…or maybe it’s a Whark? Whatever you want to call it, today is International Whale Shark Day! But before you start running away screaming “Jawwwwws!” don’t be alarmed. With a face like a whale and a body like a shark, these seemingly frightening creatures are actually gentle giants.