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Fisheries To Cut Catch Of Endangered Bluefin Tuna

AP | By ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — The multi-nation fisheries body that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended a substantial cut to the catch of juvenile blue...

Price Of Bluefin Tuna Nosedives At Tokyo Auction

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — Sushi restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid 7.36 million yen (about $70,000) for a 507-pound (230-kilogram) bluefin tuna in the year's celeb...

Overfishing Has Cut Pacific Bluefin Tuna Stocks 96 Percent, Says Study

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

The latest stock assessment of Bluefin tuna in the Pacific released on Wednesday indicates that overfishing has pushed the stock of the giant fish dow...

Knocking on Heaven's Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation

Carl Safina | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We know the whole world is connected, but we didn't quite think about how some of the connectors travel awfully far awfully fast. Long before tsunami debris arrives on shore, some California sport fishermen are catching radiation packages.

WATCH: Giant Tuna Gets Butchered Like A Boss

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

Only a handful of Kindai tuna get flown to the U.S. every week. The Kindai is farmed from bluefin eggs in Japan, a process that some call more sustain...

Overfishing 101: Counting Fish

Lee Crockett | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Lee Crockett

How heavy is 35,000 metric tons? For starters, it's the weight of 193 jumbo jets or 2,917 African elephants. It's also the amount of Atlantic bluefin tuna that have exceeded the official catch quota in the Mediterranean Sea in the past two years alone.

Study Finds Twice As Much Bluefin Traded As Quotas Allow

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

BRUSSELS -- An international scientific study says well over twice as much of the rare eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna is traded than catch quotas allow...

NOAA Excludes Bluefin Tuna From Endangered Species List

AP | By CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 07.27.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Maine -- The bluefin tuna has escaped being placed on the endangered species list, but the majestic fish prized by sushi lovers will be list...

Activists Head Into War Zone To Protect Bluefin Tuna

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — A U.S.-based organization of environmental activists plans to steam into Libyan waters to stop poachers from netting bluefin tuna. T...

Suzuki-san's Bag Of Sushi Tricks

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Previously: Sashimi at Sushi Zen, Part I ...

Giant, Endangered Bluefin Fetches Record Price In Tokyo Auction

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A bluefin tuna from Toi, Hokkaido, which was purchased for a record 32.49 million yen during New Year's auction at the Tsukiji market in Tokyo on Jan....

Oceans Awash: 5 Wins and 5 Losses in 2010

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Helvarg

This year, President Obama issued an executive order to implement conservation-based management of our public seas, while marine researchers discovered an area in the Pacific containing 40 times more plastic than plankton.

WATCH: 'Looting The Seas' Documentary Exposed Bluefin Tuna Black Market

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From the International Consortium For Investigative Journalists: As regulators gather in Paris in mid-November to decide the fate of Atlantic bluefin...

Annihilation of a Fish

Matt Rigney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Rigney

Robust populations of bluefin tuna mean increased overall benefits to us in the form of healthy oceans, food, recreation, and jobs. But as of yesterday, the annihilation of the northern bluefin tuna reached its final phase.

Bluefin Tuna Ban: EU Will Continue To Fish The Threatened Species

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — A sharply divided European Union failed Tuesday to protect the threatened bluefin tuna, as the bloc's Mediterranean nations refused t...

The EU Is Cracking Down On "Ruthless" Overfishing Of Cod And Bluefin

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS — Cod is slipping closer to disappearing from key European fishing grounds, officials warned Friday, saying that only steep catch cuts ...

Japan Steps Up Efforts To Save Bluefin Tuna

GlobalPost | Justin McCurry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- The next time you dine at a Japanese restaurant, try to steer clear of the tuna sashimi. If you're unable to resist the temptation -- and...