Hawaii Bigeye Tuna Industry Reels Two Months after Reaching Its Quotas

HONOLULU (08 Oct. 2015) For the past two months, since early August, about a quarter of the 145 active vessels in the fishing area hawaiian long line fleet have been prohibited from catching their target species, bigeye tuna. Arbitrary quotas not linked to conservation objectives are keeping them tied at the docks. These struggling vessels and small businesses they support are accumulating millions of dollars in debt each month, causing untold anxiety for the local fishing community and consumers. This travesty has happened because of two international quota systems,,, Video, Read the rest here 08:42

One Response to Hawaii Bigeye Tuna Industry Reels Two Months after Reaching Its Quotas

  1. DickyG says:

    Excellent video link in this article on the “tied up” Hawaiian longline fleet.

    So looks like iIt ain’t just us here in the Northeast Folks!

    New Zealanders can’t fish New Zealand waters, Hawaiians can’t fish Hawaiian waters, and Mainland U.S. fishermen are being chased off of U.S. Mainland waters by the same “ocean-grab”.

    Using NGO eco-crusades as a “false flag”, it’s a worldwide corporate takeover of everything and anything they can get their hands on and market- capitalize and profitize (natural resources and governments included).

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