Save our seas
Teesside – die off update of the days 23rd and 24th Jan
Update from Stan Rennie – Fisherman in Teesside Dear Efra Committee, MMO, MP’s, Councillors, Interested Parties A short Die Off update of the days for 24/1/25 MMO – Could you add the mass wash up of brown shrimps and dead starfish in the pots off Hartlepool, with those many other incidents I’m still waiting for…Read More
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…Read More
Murder in the Faroe Islands – Grindadrap an outdated tradition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…Read More
Stan Rennie, Hartlepool fisherman, interviewed by The Observer over mystery sealife deaths in the proposed freeport area of Tees Valley
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…Read More
Blue Seas Protection Launches Organic Circular Clothing Store
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…Read More
NE Fisheries publish their own independent report on mass mortalities along coastline
Update August 2022 – the carnage continues Heartbreaking to see – what has, and is happening to the Northeast Coast ecosystem. (Scroll down to see report). The photos below show how algae has been stripped from the coastal rocks. The videos show empty lobster pots on the sea bed. Videos showing empty lobster pots: Press…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Shark finning – U.K. FISHERMEN INVOLVED IN THIS BRUTAL ACT OF SHARK FINNING CRIME.
In July 2019 it was revealed via U.K. customs documents showing that 50 tons of shark fins have been exported to Spain from Britain. In the last 2 years, that equates to 50,000 sharks brutally killed for their fins, the shark is then dumped back into the sea alive, and then dying a slow agonizing…Read More