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Where have all the tuna gone?

Publication | May 31, 2006 at 17:00

The fishery for bluefin tuna is one of the most valuable in the Mediterranean. In ancient Rome, tuna fishing and salting were two of the empire's most stable industries. Today, however, virtually all bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean are...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | May 20, 2008 at 17:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

Setting sail to shut down bluefin tuna fisheries

Feature story | May 15, 2010 at 6:00

The Rainbow Warrior is heading out to confront one of the most irresponsible and destructive fishing operations in the world. Mediterranean bluefin tuna have been exploited to the brink of extinction - making them the most visible and tragic...

Where have all the tuna gone?

Publication | May 31, 2006 at 17:00

The fishery for bluefin tuna is one of the most valuable in the Mediterranean. In ancient Rome, tuna fishing and salting were two of the empire's most stable industries. Today, however, virtually all bluefin tuna from the Mediterranean are...

The Ecosystem Approach - protecting marine life in all its forms

Publication | May 20, 2006 at 17:00

The world's oceans, once thought to contain inexhaustible resources, are under increasing threat. In recent years, scientific study after scientific study has pointed to the fact that human activities and fishing in particular have been putting...

Bluefin tuna in the future means no fishing now

Blog entry by Sarah King | May 11, 2011

Lead scientists with the Committee on  the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) have recommended that bluefin tuna found and fished off Canada's east coast should be listed as an endangered species and legally protected...

Thanks for nothing, ICCAT

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 16, 2009 1 comment

Well, another pathetic round of ICCAT meetings has come to an end and yet again the Atlantic bluefin are  no closer to a plan for true recovery.  ICCAT scientists recently concluded that in order for there to even be a 50/50 chance at...

Rainbow Warrior activists join fight to protect Bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Sarah King | September 12, 2009

a press release from the Rainbow Warrior while on an expedition in the Pacific......... Greenpeace calls on governments to support a ban on Bluefin Tuna Trade Izmir , Turkey, 11 September 2009 - Greenpeace activists on board...

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