Nueva Pescanova intends to construct the world’s first factory farm for octopuses in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, the Spanish territory off the coast of Morocco. This webpage includes multiple petitions and is a compilation of information from individuals and organizations that are against bringing a ... Read More
Fish Feel: Petitions to Protect Fish
April 28, 2023Howard
This petition calls on major grocery chains including Sobeys Inc and those within its management (Thrifty Foods and Price Chopper) to end the use of live lobster tanks in stores across Canada.
Thousands of short-beaked common dolphins are being killed by fishing vessels targeting pelagic fish species in EU waters. This barbaric practice is referred to as 'bycatch' by the fishing industry. We are calling on Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner for Environment Maritime Affairs & Fisheries, to take urgent action to ... Read More
Goliath grouper were once abundant from Florida to Brazil, but overfishing and habitat loss decimated their numbers. Since 1990 harvest and possession of the fish have been prohibited in U.S. federal waters and state waters off Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. This ban has allowed goliath grouper to recover, ... Read More
President Trump is determined to give oil companies unrestricted access to oil and gas under America's oceans, and his plans to dramatically expand offshore drilling off the California coast threatens marine wildlife and coastal communities with oil spills, toxic pollution and more fossil fuel infrastructure.