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The "longline" of suffering and destruction

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 20 November, 2013 1 comment

Tuna longline fisheries are one of the most scandalous fishing businesses on the planet, operating mostly out of sight and out of control. Longlining is the fishing method that catches the big valuable tunas aimed at fulfilling the...

Time and tuna are running out

Background | 5 November, 2008 at 18:06

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for managing one of the most important fisheries in the Mediterranean, bluefin tuna. Yet the bluefin tuna fishery has been driven to the brink of collapse...

Pirates of the Mediterranean

E-card | 20 April, 2010 at 12:01

The bluefin tuna fishery in the Mediterranean is on the verge of collapse. These three ministers were supposed to safeguard its future. Instead, they've let the fishing industry plunder an irreplaceable treasure. If they don't close the...

Take action to protect tuna

Background | 3 December, 2008 at 13:35

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate

Image | 14 July, 1995 at 1:00

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate longliner in protest against overfishing.

Turtle caught in Spanish longline

Image | 1 January, 1989 at 1:00

Turtle caught in Spanish longline, Mediterranean.

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