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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Tuna Are Both More And Less Endangered Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home

Eating tuna is risky. It has been known to lead to mercury poisioning, character assassination, mass extinction and poverty. But it doesn't have t...

Bluefin Tuna: In Danger But Not Endangered

Carl Safina | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the weaknesses of the Endangered Species Act is that it sets a floor -- preventing total extinction -- rather than setting a standard of abundant populations. The bluefin is on a path to endangerment. And so we wait.

Oceans 9-1-1

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

As dramatic and disastrous as the spill may be, it's not the greatest environmental threat facing the oceans today. The oceans are dialing 9-1-1, and it's our obligation to answer the call.

For Bluefin, Polar Bears Commerce Trumps Conservation

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

The proposal to ban global trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna was always a long shot. But it's a huge disappointment that delegates to CITES today rejected the ban by a wide margin.

Japan: China Also Opposes Bluefin Tuna Trade Ban

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO (AFP) -- Japan on Tuesday said it has China's support in opposing a ban on the cross-border trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna that is now being deb...

Will We Only Save the Cute?

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Can science prevail, on behalf of an animal without the charismatic appeal of the giant panda, the tiger, the orangutan? I'll be standing on the side of the un-cute, in favor of doing the right thing.

Japan Won't Comply With Bluefin Tuna Ban, While Fish Farmers Explore Their Options (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S.'s announcement that it will support an international trade ban on the Atlantic bluefin tuna was shocking news for Japan, given that about ha...