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...
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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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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