The Bluefin Brigade was founded by the Center for Biological Diversity on November 30, 2010, to reduce consumer demand for imperiled bluefin tuna — and just a week later, more than 20,000 people had joined us. Please sign our pledge today not to eat bluefin tuna and to boycott restaurants that advertise it on their menu. Then read our FAQ to get more informed, download our Bluefin Boycott poster and flier to spread the word and sign up for future alerts about how you can help save species.
The very real and very scary problems facing Lake Erie are not going anywhere. Agricultural runoff, sloppy development, and invasive species are all contributing to a lake that is filled with toxic chemicals and water that is at times too dangerous to swim in or drink from. This is even more terrifying when you consider that Lake Erie generates nine of the fifteen billion dollars every year in Great Lakes’ annual tourism industry.
The documents—some of which date back to late 1990s—were recently unsealed in litigation over a GlaxoSmithKline product. We saw them after they were attached to a letter released this week by a nonprofit watchdog group urging the National Institutes of Health to crack down on ghostwriting in medical academia. The documents and the letter by Project on Government Oversight together outline several examples of how a major drug company contributed to the funding, writing and approval of material published in medical journals and elsewhere.