Greenpeace statement to the 21st Regular Meeting of ICCAT
As far back as 2002, ICCAT contracting parties agreed on a bluefin tuna management plan which disregarded the scientific advice available at the time. Additionally, by not putting limits at that time to a fishery in rapid expansion in the Mediterranean, paved the way for huge investments which resulted in the building up of an enormous fishing and farming capacity.
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