European Union: NO to Tuna Ban

The following is posted by [I]Fred Fry[/I]:

I have been covering the efforts of the European Union to save Bluefin Tuna through declaring it an endangered species in a number of editions of [UR… Click HERE to read the full blog article.

At the World Fishing Exhibition in Vigo last week, the various fisheries ministers (especially the Spanish one!) were reeling out references to ‘sustainability’, ‘better control’ and ‘building a conscience for the fishing industry’. Perhaps the Club Med fisheries ministers should be nominated for the European greenwashing prize.

There’s an interesting backstory to this in terms of European Commission politics –