200 tons of illegally caught Atlantic bluefin tuna show how we’re driving these fish to extinction

Atlantic bluefin tuna is tasty. So tasty, in fact, that the fish is also endangered. There are now only half the number of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the sea that there were in 1970. That’s despite rules set by governments around the world that have restricted tuna fishing, with the goal of leaving enough of them in the sea to reproduce faster than they’re being caught Read more here 14:54


    And yet poor herring fishermen are continuously mis-treated by the representatives of the tuna spots fishermen… who only want massive schools of unmolested herring around to lure the last of the tuna in close so they can kill them….
    Who cares if huge schools of starving herring eating the eggs of every other fish in the sea is a bad thing.