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Bluefin Tuna Ban

Will This Fishing Method Mean The End Of Bluefin Tuna?

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green

No fish has inspired as much controversy over the past several years as the bluefin tuna. Sushi lovers, especially in Japan, love the fish's fatty fle...

Bluefin Tuna Stocks Recovering, But Quotas Still Kept Low

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

AGADIR, Morocco -- The international organization of fishing countries has decided to follow the scientific recommendations and maintain strict quotas...

The Last Chance For Bluefin Tuna

Posted 10.12.2011 | Home

Bluefin tuna certainly faces severe existential threats. That much is no longer in doubt. Sure, Pacific bluefins are not officially endangered -- but ...

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...

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....

President Of Wild Salmon Center Banned From Restaurant Over Bluefin

Slashfood | Clare Leschin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We can't help but wonder if Guido Rahr, president of the Wild Salmon Center in Portland, Ore., thought he was smack in the middle of ABC's hidden came...

Green News Report -- March 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: World Water D...

Bluefin Tuna: Opposition To A Trade Ban Grows At UN Meeting

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DOHA, Qatar — Opposition grew Wednesday against a proposal to ban the export of Atlantic bluefin tuna, with several Arab countries joining Japan...

CITES, Biodiversity Loss and the Culprit: Intensive Fishing and Farming

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

High up on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species' agenda is a trade ban on bluefin tuna, supported by both the US and Europe.

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...

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...

French Chefs Stop Serving Bluefin: A Case of Conscience -- With Perhaps a Dash of Guilt?

Amelia Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amelia Smith

Of course great chefs will have no problem concocting tempting alternatives to unsustainable fish, but what about sushi?

Japan Will Ignore Bluefin Tuna Ban, Says Fish Is Not 'Endangered To That Extent'

Treehugger | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to the country's top fisheries negotiator, Masanori Miyahara, Japan will not join in any agreement to ban international trade in Atlantic bl...

Global Ban On Bluefin Tuna Wins Support

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GENEVA — The world should ban the export of Atlantic bluefin tuna, a U.N. panel declared Friday, backing a proposal that is fiercely opposed by ...

Bluefin Tuna Trade Ban Will Get France's Support

Reuters | Sophie Hardach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PARIS (Reuters) - France will support a ban on global trade in bluefin tuna, but in exchange wants to be granted an exclusive fishing zone for line-ca...