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Whole Foods Replaces Red-rated Swordfish and Tuna with Sustainable Options

On Earth Day, April 22nd, 2011, Whole Foods Market will stop selling all red-rated swordfish and tuna at its seafood counters nationwide. Instead, they will be sourcing swordfish and tuna from sustainable sources. Working with Blue Ocean Institute… Read More
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Fishing Gear 101: Greenstick Gear and Buoy Gear – An Innovative Way to Fish for Tuna and Swordfish

**Feature photo is a greenstick fishing boat. Credit: NOAA.  Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood… Read More
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Efforts To Save Sea Turtles May Kill Sharks

Eric Gilman, tuna fisheries expert and Safina Center Fellow, has been studying how to reduce the bycatch or incidental catch of ocean animals in tuna longline fisheries for almost two decades. Recently, Eric and several colleagues looked at how… Read More
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