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Netflix Seaspiracy Review: If You Can Still Eat Fish After Watching This Film, We’re Not Made The Same

8 Mins Read Director Ali Tabrizi’s documentary film, backed by Cowspiracy’s executive producer Kip Anderson, is shocking, terrifying and an unsparing indictment of the commercial fishing industry. Let’s hope everyone on the planet watches it so our oceans have a chance at survival. Green Queen has covered every single fact and issue that Seaspiracy brings to life on […]

Unsustainable Salmon Farming Cost US$47 Billion In Losses Since 2013, Report Finds

4 Mins Read Salmon aquaculture is leading to devastating consequences on our natural environment, from harming marine ecosystems via pollution, to the high stocking densities that are causing fish mortality rates skyrocket, leading to negative costs amounting to US$47 billion since 2013. Researchers say that these findings, published in a new report, should serve as a warning to […]

Galápagos: The Reality Of Our Insatiable Demand For Seafood

12 Mins Read This article is republished with permission from OceansAsia, a Hong Kong-based nonprofit organisation dedicated to ocean conservation and exposing wildlife crimes and activities that are polluting our marine ecosystems. By: OceansAsia The BIG Issue Over the past few weeks social media has erupted over a large Chinese squid fleet operating near the Galapagos Islands along […]

Study: Shark Fin Sold In Hong Kong Contains Dangerous Levels Of Mercury

3 Mins Read A new study conducted by researchers from Hong Kong and the United States has found that shark fin sold in Hong Kong contains dangerously high levels of toxic mercury. All samples taken from shops in Sheung Wan tested positive for levels of mercury that surpassed government legal limits by as much as ten-fold. Long-term exposure […]

Nearly 90% Of Dolphin Population In Indian Ocean Wiped Out By Fisheries

4 Mins Read A new study by an international group of scientists has found that almost 90% of the dolphin population in the Indian Ocean has been killed due to the tuna fishing industry. The “alarming” drop in dolphin numbers is related to the use of illegal gillnets that are widely used by fishing companies across the world, […]