The Earth Island Institute was founded in 1982 by environmentalist David Brower.It organizes and encourages activism around environmental issues and provides public education. Funding comes from individual members and supporting organizations.
Through fiscal sponsorship, it provides the administrative and organizational framework for many individual projects that would otherwise be duplicating administrative requirements. Some of the projects have enjoyed significant success: a consumer-led boycott resulted in 100% of American tuna becoming "dolphin safe".
Cod captures register strong decline off New England United States
Since a while ago, the United States has been forced to import cod from Norway, Russia or Iceland in the north Atlantic due to the decline of the fishery in New England, where the federal government has reduced capture quotas.
Two subsidiaries of Pacific Andes request to be declared bankrupt Hong Kong
As part of its restructuring process, Pacific Andes International Holdings (PAIH) announced that two indirect subsidiaries, Golden Target Pacific Limited and Nouvelle Foods International Limited, have filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.