It's difficult to grasp the affect that our insatiable demands to bring tuna to market are having on global Bluefin populations. We can't see the depletion. We're not there to experience the catch first hand. But one thing we can be very certain of is where there is a demand there WILL be a supply. Legal or illegal.
We know the world's human populations are growing. We know people are living longer and we know that if we don't wake up to conservation there ARE going to be consequences.
So NOW may be a good time to act. Do what you can do personally, it's a start. Help support conservation and enforcement efforts.
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Every year thousands of tons of Bluefin Tuna are taken from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. The set quota for Bluefin Tuna is 29,000 tons. This quota was set by ICCAT (International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna). Tuna scientists recommend that the quota should be lowered to 15,000 tons to slow the decline of the Bluefin Tuna stocks but if the Bluefin Tuna are to even…
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