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Japan Bluefin Tuna

Japanese Chefs Remain Calm Over Dwindling Tuna Supply

AP | By MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — It is the king of sushi, one of the most expensive fish in the world — and dwindling so rapidly that some fear it could vanish from r...

Japan: Dancing on the Grave of the Bluefin Tuna

Matt Rigney | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Matt Rigney

The first bluefin tuna of the year sold in Tokyo has yet again garnered an astronomical price -- encouraging the view of this beleaguered animal as a high-status food when they deserve to stand with the white rhino and the mountain gorilla as a species under our protection.

Giant, Endangered Bluefin Fetches Record Price In Tokyo Auction

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

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....

UN Rejects Export Ban On Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DOHA, Qatar — Fishing nations won a victory over environmentalists Thursday when a U.S.-backed proposal to ban export of the Atlantic bluefin tu...

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...

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...

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...