On The Hook members update 30.09.22: consultation results published

On The Hook consultation reveals major concerns about performance of Marine Stewardship Council ecolabel • 77% of respondents to On The Hook consultation felt MSC’s use of term ‘sustainable’ was not appropriate • 57% said that MSC is not currently an effective indicator of sustainable fishing • 75% of respondents thought there were instances where…

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Murder in the Faroe Islands – Grindadrap an outdated tradition

Update Sept 2022 Despite over 104,000 signatures and a debate in Parliament, the UK government continues to effectively fund this practice by continuing to trade and import nearly £1billion worth of cod and haddock per annum. December 2021 Faroese people have been killing whales and dolphins since Viking times.  The practice originally was to source…

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Stan Rennie, Hartlepool fisherman, interviewed by The Observer over mystery sealife deaths in the proposed freeport area of Tees Valley

a mass of dead crustaceans on sand

Lives and livelihoods destroyed and yet the politicians are still glossing over what has happened. Why??   This is blatant marine ecocide and the rich, powerful perpetrators should compensate those whose lives and livelihoods have been destroyed! Read the Observer article that fisherman Stan Rennie was interviewed for – link below: Observer article : ‘We just…

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Blue Seas Protection Launches Organic Circular Clothing Store

black t-shirt with image of planet earth and wording 'Blue Seas Protection - fighting for the oceans, never out of our depth'.

A fun collection of Marine Conservation beach and street wear Display your love of all marine life and messages from the sea to all who see you pass by… Declare that you are a Marine Citizen Scientist as you scramble over rock pools and hunt for Mermaid’s Purses in the seaweed… Become a Marine Conservation…

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The Killing Continues – Make the use of Supertrawlers a CRIME!

The explosion of foreign supertrawlers in UK MPAs – Fishing time in the first half of 2020 doubles 2019 effort. Fishing by large foreign-owned pelagic supertrawlers over 100m in length in UK Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has rocketed this year and has been increasing significantly since 2017 Fifteen of the supertrawlers operating in UK waters in…

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Did you know – Overfishing is driving dolphins to the brink of extinction?!

“The boats supplying the fish we eat are killing dolphins so fast that they are heading towards extinction…” By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th March 2020 By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th March 2020 How many people want dolphins killed?  Apart from the psychopath shooting them in Florida, and the Japanese…

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Three simple steps to help prevent Marine life depletion in our Oceans.

Here are three simple steps to lower your own impact on Ocean fish stocks. 1.  Eat less fish.  Allow our fish stocks to recover. 80% of fish stocks are already depleted. 2.  Eat less meat. 20-30% of all fish caught goes to cattle feed for meat production. 3. Eat vegetarian or vegan.  Plant foods are…

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