How the Cold War depleted our oceans and led to Japan’s $37,000 tuna – Really?

Honolulu-Fish-Auction-Bluefin-TunaThough the price one Tokyo sushi-maker paid for a Pacific bluefin tuna marks a sharp drop from recent peaks, $35,000 isn’t chump change. Given the species’ scarcity, it’s also not surprising. In Nov. 2014, it was re-classified as “vulnerable,” meaning it’s in danger of extinction.This scarcity isn’t just a tuna thing.  and illegal fishing mean that stocks in every corner of the sea are disappearing at an unsustainable pace. Though many blame the  – hoo boy,  Read the rest here 17:52

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