Twin tuna catch sells for NT$2m

By Lee I-chia / Staff reporter

GREENPEACE GRIPE: The environmental group said the number of fish caught has dropped by 90 percent since the first Pingtung tuna festival was held in 2001

The first bluefin tuna caught by fishermen from Pingtung’s Donggang Township (東港) — famous for its annual Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival — were sold on Saturday, while an environmental group protested for better protection measures to be implemented for the fish …

Taipei Times – Mon, Apr 21, 2014…

More information:

Conservationists raise concerns about bluefin tuna stocks…


Japan prepares for reduced Pacific Ocean whale hunt

By Nicky Stubbs

Japan is to launch a reduced whale hunt next week after an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling prohibited the country from whaling off Antarctica.

Japanese officials said that they aimed to catch around 210 whales – around half their current catch – in the Pacific Ocean …

Blue & Green Tomorrow – Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Japan prepares for reduced Pacific Ocean whale hunt

More information:

Japan to Continue its Whaling in the Pacific but with Limited Numbers…


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