Keeping our seas cyanide free
Grrr! Using cyanide for fishing was made illegal years ago, but from the coastal shores of East Africa to the tropical Mid-Pacific, it continues to destroy huge areas of coral reef.
And cyanide doesn’t just harm our coral reefs – it’s also a serious health risk to the people using it.
We’re here to make it stop.
We’ve teamed up with the University of Aveiro in Portugal to develop a test to see if a fish has been exposed to cyanide – without having to kill and dissect it first.
Now, we’re randomly sampling fish around the world to check that cyanide hasn’t been used.Download research
Cyanide poisoning makes humans very poorly, some people can even die.
Coral reefs are being ruined by cyanide fishing. Boo!
It's the law
Cyanide fishing is actually illegal