Lauren Reid: The Truth About Tuna – Sailing to the Front Line of Pacific Tuna Fisheries

With recent stories of overfishing, shark finning, and human rights abuses (one New York Times reporter stated that being a fisherman in some parts of the Pacific Ocean “was a job where more than 50 percent of workers report their boss killing a co-worker”), I can’t help but feel extremely moved and heartbroken if these are true. The best way for me to comprehend how our canned tuna actually gets from sea to plate is to head to the source itself. Read  Sailing to the Front Line of Pacific Tuna Fisheries – part one, Out on the High Seas – part twoHard Life Aboard – part three, Reflections on Commercial Fishing – part four.09:35