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Marine Stewardship Council Grants EcoLabel to ‘Dolphin-Destructive’ Mexican Tuna Fishery

Wildlife groups blast the decision, say it violates MSC’s own certification standards

The Marine Stewardship Council, an international organization formed to address the global problem of unsustainable fishing, has approved use of its “sustainable” ecolabel by the Mexican purse-seine fishery that intentionally chases, nets, and kills dolphins in order to catch tuna. Photo courtesy…
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by: International Marine Mammal Project Staff – August 10, 2017

Walmart Exposed for Selling Dolphin-Deadly Tuna in Costa Rica

Retail giant is sourcing its Suli brand tuna from Mexican fishing fleets that harass and kill marine mammals, says nonprofit

Investigations by the nonprofit International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) have revealed that, in its Costa Rican locations, Walmart has been selling its own brand of canned tuna that has been caught using fishing methods that harass and kill dolphins. These practices make…
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by: International Marine Mammal Project Staff – April 4, 2017

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