Tag Archives: Humane Society of the United States

Is the Aquarium Trade under Attack?

In recent days, the number of marine aquarium trade media outlets and trade advocates repeating some variation of the phrase “Our Hobby is under Attack” has increased exponentially. But is it true? Is the aquarium hobby or trade really under … Continue reading

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New $60K+ Anti-Aquarium Fishery Campaign in Hawaii Distances Itself from Other Fisheries

In a 20 June West Hawaii Today article detailing plans for a grant recently given to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) from from the Snorkel Bob Foundation, Humane Society International Executive Director Teresa Telecky attempted to distance HSUS’s anti-aquarium fishery campaign from other fisheries … Continue reading

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Ruling in Favor of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources Relating to State’s Aquarium Fishery

Last week I wrote about an EarthJustice lawsuit in Hawaii seeking to compel the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) to carry out environmental reviews under the Hawaii Environmental Policy Act (HEPA) before issuing any new aquarium collection permits or renewing … Continue reading

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