INTERVIEW: Tartalife: Reduction of sea turtle mortality in the professional fishing

16/06/2021

Mr. Paolo Bray interviews Dr. Alessandro Lucchetti, PhD Researcher at CNR, expert in national and european legislation on fishing gears and project coordinator in Tartalife, a program to introduce turtle bycatch reduction measures in fishing. TARTALIFE:The conservation of Caretta caretta, a priority species included in App. II/IV of the Habitat Directive and protected in various […]

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Friend of the Sea Honors Shark Day with Petition Against Shark Finning and New Seafood By-Catch and Tourism Standards

10/07/2020

Certification standard now prohibits shark finning and human contact with whale sharks Friend of the Sea, the preeminent certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, is taking multiple steps to protect sharks, in honor of Shark Day, which is on July 14. The organization has launched a petition to ban shark finning, added anti-shark […]

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WEBINAR: Albatrosses and other seabirds’ bycatch in fishing gears. Prevention and conservation measures. Puerto de Celeiro case study

07/07/2020

Presented by: Mario Passoni, Scientific Officer of Friend of the Sea Featuring:Manuel Bermudes Diez, Project Manager of Puerto de Celeiro Download presentation here:https://mega.nz/file/44tCDCIC#cXLt8tPz35yedAqzk2rWDsmROSOi4wCD6uNN5pEJYQg Albatrosses and other seabirds bycatch 8 June 2020 Dear Madam/Sir, Friend of the Sea would like to invite you to the upcoming free of charge webinar on “Albatrosses and other seabirds’ by catch […]

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Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth launch petition to save the Titicaca Water Frog

19/03/2020

On the occasion of World Frogs Day, the projects encourage the Government of Peru to undertake measures to protect critically endangered species Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth, the international projects which protect the marine and land habitats by means of sustainability certifications and conservation campaigns, announced today that they have launched a petition to help […]

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New Petition Asks Chinese and Vietnamese Governments to Enforce Pangolin Trade Ban

13/02/2020

Goal is to stop poaching almost-extinct scale-covered mammal used in traditional Chinese medicine and prized as a food delicacy.    Friend of the Earth, the preeminent worldwide certification for agriculture and land-based ecosystems, has initiated an online petition requesting that the governments of China and Vietnam enforce a ban on the trade in pangolin parts. The scale-covered […]

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Friend of the Sea Launches Conservation Project to Protect Penguins

11/02/2020

Many penguin species facing extinction in the face of overfishing and degradation of habitat  Conservation Project to Protect Penguins Friend of the Sea, the world’s leading certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has launched a bold conservation project aimed at protecting the world’s penguins from the effects of […]

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Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth Launch Petition to Ban China’s Wildlife Food Markets

03/02/2020

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, leading sustainability NGO asks Chinese government for permanent stop to sale of wildlife in markets, restaurants and e-commerce Ban China’s Wildlife Food Markets Friend of the Earth and Friend of the Sea, the preeminent worldwide food certifications have launched a petition asking the Chinese government to permanently close markets that sell wildlife for […]

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FoS and Friend of the Earth Expand Sponsorship of Conservation Projects

23/12/2019

The sustainability standards fund and oversee programs to help save primates, whales, butterflies and more and seek sustainable companies’ proactive support.  Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth, divisions of the World Sustainability Organization, have expanded their support for a wide range of conservation projects and campaigns around the world. Friend of the […]

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