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Mediterranean states block tuna protection in fisheries talks

Press release | November 18, 2010 at 11:21

Brussels, International — EU member states late last night agreed a common negotiating position on catch quotas for Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna, as part of the continuing meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of...

Greenpeace and WWF response to investigative media reports exposing massive fraud in...

Press release | November 8, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — Over the weekend, an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), featured in prominent European media, exposed the continued mismanagement and corruption in the bluefin tuna fishery...

EU supports bluefin tuna trade ban

Press release | March 10, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — EU countries have agreed to support the listing of bluefin tuna under appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), following a deal struck by European diplomats in Brussels today.

Where have all the tuna gone?

Publication | May 23, 2006 at 15:58

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.

Taking Tuna Out of the Can

Publication | April 1, 2010 at 17:14

Global tuna stocks are in big trouble. Tuna is one of the world’s favourite fish, the staple protein in the diet of millions, and the fish at the core of the luxury sashimi market. Today, there is the real possibility that commercial extinction...

Saving the bluefin tuna - towards an international ban

Publication | December 9, 2009 at 0:00

This one-page media briefing, prepared jointly by Greenpeace and WWF, offers some background information on the ongoing process of introducing an international ban on the trade of bluefin tuna. The briefing outlines moves taken within the EU to...

EU on the verge of supporting bluefin tuna trade ban

Press release | February 11, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — The EU could be on the verge of supporting the international listing of bluefin tuna as an endangered species, said Greenpeace today. EU fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki is reported by Reuters as backing a...

European Parliament plenary vote supports listing bluefin tuna as an endangered species

Press release | February 10, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels/Strasbourg, International — The European Parliament today confirmed its support for stricter protection of the endangered bluefin tuna. The Parliament urged the European Commission and EU member states to support listing bluefin tuna...

France fishes for cop out as Europe moves closer to bluefin tuna trade ban

Press release | February 3, 2010 at 14:10

Brussels/Paris, International — The European Union is one step away from formally supporting the listing of bluefin tuna as an endangered species, effectively banning its trade. France has today joined Italy in announcing its support for the...

Growing calls to save bluefin tuna

Press release | January 27, 2010 at 0:00

Brussels, International — The European Parliament and Italy have joined a growing number of voices calling for stricter protection of the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna ahead of a crucial international meeting in March which could see the...

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