Bluefin tuna and Pew, here we go again! – Nils E. Stolpe, FishNet USA/June 24, 2013

On August 13, 1997 Josh Reichert, then Director of the Pew Trusts Environment Program and now Executive Vice President of the Trusts, in an op-ed column in the Philadelphia Inquirer titled, Swordfish technique depletes the swordfish population wrote “the root problem is not only the ,,,,,,,,,,In what has become typical Pew style, Mr. Reichert’s article was just a small piece of a frightfully well-funded campaign to “save the swordfish” from the depredations of the U.S. pelagic longline  fleet. Involving scientists who had been willing riders on the Pew funding gravy train, enlisting restaurateurs into the campaign who hadn’t the foggiest idea what swordfishing or pelagic longlining was all about, and using the formidable Pew media machine,, continued here

  • Lite angel

    It is never about what history of fishermen who do everything they can to continue the growth of stocks. It’s always one lie after another to criminalize and distort the truth of the overall health of our oceans. Yet the enviros will let wind companies come in and blow up and kill unknown millions of lbs of a major variety of fish in the name of faulty wind turbines. I’m so disgusted with this nonsense. It never ends