Whole Foods Stop Selling Lobsters to Save Endangered Whales

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A spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) intimidates a scuba diver by waving its’ antennae in a threatening manner.

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Takeaways:

  • To protect North American right whales, Whole Foods has decided to stop selling Maine lobsters in their stores.
  • They are concerned about the fishing gear used to capture lobsters, the biggest threat to the whales.
  • Whole Foods will monitor feedback from advocacy and environmental groups to make informed decisions.

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