Welfare Pulse

The March 2011 edition of Welfare Pulse, a journal published three times a year by the New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), included an article about the fishcount report Worse things happen at sea: the welfare of wild caught fish.

If fish could scream

An article by Peter Singer, entitled If fish could scream, discusses animal suffering in commercial fishing and was published on the Project Syndicate website on 13 Sep 2010. Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and laureate professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), University of Melbourne. The article is available in several languages:

    English:  If fish could scream
    Spanish: Si los peces pudieran gritar
    Russian: Если бы рыба могла кричать
    French:   Si les poissons pouvaient hurler
    German: Wenn Fische schreien könnten
    Czech:   Kdyby ryby mohly křičet
    Chinese: 如果鱼能惨叫的话……
    Arabic:   لو كان بوسع الأسماك أن تصرخ…

Fish: the forgotten victims on our plate

This article was reproduced in various national newspapers including The Guardian, a leading UK newspaper, on 14 Sep 2010:
Fish: the forgotten victims on our plate

Humane seafood call

An article, entitled Humane Seafood Call, was published in the Sydney Morning Herald, a leading Australian newspaper, on 3 Sep 2010. This article discusses the need for animal welfare certification and labelling for commercially-caught fish.