FishAct

The Black Fish

Gastfeldstraße 67, 28201 Bremen, Germany

Region Active:

Europe

Charity

2010

Activity

Sustainable fishing, Aquaculture, Fish conservation, Marine conservation, Education, Advocacy

Description

FishAct is a European movement working to end the illegal overfishing of our oceans. The stated mission is to "end the industrial overfishing of the oceans" and to "empower individuals to get actively involved in building grassroots citizen-led conservation communities". Active local chapters in Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain the United Kingdom and most recently Finland. Campaigns have included gathering support for the release of captive cetaceans, actions against dolphin drive hunts and campaigning to end overfishing of the endangered bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea.