Black Fish activists vow to confront illegal tuna fishing in Mediterranean
Environmental group Black Fish plans to patrol the sea for three years to campaign for ban on catching endangered species
They are currently a small emergent group of volunteer activists committed to direct action on the seas. But by the end of the year, if meticulous planning pays off, the Black Fish could be making headlines with the launch of a guerrilla-style campaign against illegal fishing in European waters.
Taking their name from the term given to illegally caught fish, the Amsterdam-based group has a budget of only a few thousand pounds a year and pays no salaries, but boasts contacts and activists from across Europe, including Britain. Within weeks it expects to have raised around £500,000 from wealthy European backers to buy its first boat, a former coastguard vessel.

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Black Fish activists vow to confront illegal tuna fishing in Mediterranean

Environmental group Black Fish plans to patrol the sea for three years to campaign for ban on catching endangered species

They are currently a small emergent group of volunteer activists committed to direct action on the seas. But by the end of the year, if meticulous planning pays off, the Black Fish could be making headlines with the launch of a guerrilla-style campaign against illegal fishing in European waters.

Taking their name from the term given to illegally caught fish, the Amsterdam-based group has a budget of only a few thousand pounds a year and pays no salaries, but boasts contacts and activists from across Europe, including Britain. Within weeks it expects to have raised around £500,000 from wealthy European backers to buy its first boat, a former coastguard vessel.

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posted 1 year ago @ 18 Aug 2012 with 57 notes
xthe black fish xbluefin tuna xocean conservation xdirect action
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  26. endkillerwhalecaptivity said: The Black Fish are turning into a very exciting group to watch. This is the start of a very good organisation.
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