Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Sigourney Fights Bottom Trawling

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Sigourney WeaverLast week, Sigourney Weaver joined with the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, which represents more than 60 conservation organizations from around the world, at the United Nations headquarters in New York. They were there to ask for action against bottom trawling practices of deep sea fisheries. Scientists say this practice is ruining rare and sensitive habitats.

Said Weaver, “The oceans that millions of people around the world depend on for sustenance and livelihood are being plundered while the world sits by and watches. Some of the oldest ecosystems on Earth are being destroyed. Most people think somebody somewhere is looking out for the deep oceans, but they aren’t. These deep sea trawlers are operating beyond the reach of the law. It’s up to all of us to change that.”

Jane AlexanderActress Jane Alexander has also spoken out in support of high seas moratorium on dragging. The White House has joined with other countries supporting this moratorium in also pleading with the UN to call a stop on deep sea dragging.

DSCC via Lime – The Green Room. Also check out the blog, High Seas Moratorium NOW.

Like us on Facebook:

Vegans who campaign against fur are upset that Aritzia is using fake fur but real down

You know how we won’t shut up about how ineffective single issue campaigns are, including the ones against fur?


LA schools fuck up, reintroduce flavoured milk as a healthy option

Cafeterias have become pilot programs for whether or not strawberry and chocolate milk is the way to make more money on our youth.


Dallas is afraid of a little vegan brisket

Uh oh Dallas, have you been shown that you don’t need animals to make a mean barbecue?