Pledge to Eat Only Turtle-Safe Seafood

Around the world every day, industrial fishing takes sealife out of the ocean for restaurants, grocery stores, and our dinner tables.

These fisheries use billions of hooks and thousands of miles of nets in the ocean to catch wild fish, but they also catch innocent sea turtles, whales, dolphins and other marine wildlife every day. 

Swordfish and tuna caught with longlines and drift gillnets kill thousands of sea turtles and sharks by accident each year.

Even worse, now seafood eco-labels are being granted to some of the most high bycatch fisheries around in the name of seafood profits. The Marine Stewardship Council is labeling every fishery in sight as sustainable so that giant chain stores can bluewash their seafood counters and make millions in profits.

If you care about healthy ocean life, please take the pledge below to not to eat or purchase Louisiana shrimp, swordfish, or tuna. 

Pledge to Eat Only Turtle-Safe Seafood

I pledge to eat only Turtle-Safe and Ocean Healthy Seafood!

I will not eat Louisiana shrimp caught with trawls or swordfish and tuna that has been caught using longline gear or drift gillnets.

I will not eat shark of any type since they have been decimated by shark finning and overfishing with few protections.

When in doubt, I will choose a sea turtle-safe option instead, such as wild salmon, clams or just give seafood a break completely!
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1009 Tue Apr 25 08:48:49 EDT 2017 Mickey Soylu Bobenheim, ot , DE
1008 Sun Apr 23 16:53:26 EDT 2017 Mary Murray Apple Valley, CA , US
1007 Sun Apr 23 16:53:24 EDT 2017 Mary Murray Apple Valley, CA , US
1006 Fri Apr 14 10:14:53 EDT 2017 Lois Hamilton SCHERTZ, TX , US
1005 Tue Apr 11 07:51:13 EDT 2017 elizabeth banks douglasville, GA , US
1004 Sat Apr 08 02:58:58 EDT 2017 Cinzia B. Not provided, IL , United States
1003 Thu Apr 06 11:28:55 EDT 2017 Elizaveta Yakubenko Moscow, ot , RU
1002 Sat Apr 01 08:47:25 EDT 2017 Ruth Griffiths Powys, ot , GB
1001 Fri Mar 31 21:37:22 EDT 2017 Cinzia B. Not provided, IL , United States
1000 Fri Mar 31 04:00:13 EDT 2017 rexhepi ibrahim ville la grand, ot , FR
999 Sun Mar 26 19:34:31 EDT 2017 Cinzia B. Not provided, IL , United States
998 Mon Mar 20 13:43:16 EDT 2017 Ulan Saulenbekov Shymkent, Bishkek, KZ+10 , KZ i want to help turtles
997 Sat Mar 11 01:08:57 EST 2017 alize joubert Venice, CA , US
996 Fri Feb 10 12:15:31 EST 2017 Janet Starbuck Bradenton, FL , US Also outlaw plastic bags and cigarettes would also help!
995 Thu Feb 09 08:30:43 EST 2017 Bikker Lesya Semey, HI , KZ
994 Fri Feb 03 14:05:22 EST 2017 Ricky Uy WA , US
993 Thu Jan 19 14:32:21 EST 2017 BOON FOOK CHEN SELANGOR, ot , MY
992 Tue Jan 17 06:49:36 EST 2017 Mireille Urbain Marseille, ot , FR
991 Wed Jan 04 21:15:17 EST 2017 Judith Pelletier Moorpark, CA , US
990 Wed Dec 28 21:10:10 EST 2016 Judith Pelletier Moorpark, CA , US
989 Sat Dec 24 21:11:09 EST 2016 Petra Jones Sydney, ot , AU
988 Wed Dec 14 15:59:14 EST 2016 Erika Boka King George, VA , US
987 Tue Nov 29 21:43:12 EST 2016 Joyce Grajczyk Kent, WA , US
986 Wed Nov 09 09:28:53 EST 2016 Lois Hamilton SCHERTZ, TX , US
985 Sun Nov 06 06:30:04 EST 2016 Tricia Hamilton Shirley, NY , US
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