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Why do we have a World Tuna Day?

One of the most incredible predators in our ocean is in danger of being lost. Pacific Bluefin tuna populations have been in jeopardy for years and new allegations of illegal and overfishing activity by Japanese fleets create a… Read More
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Whole Foods Replaces Red-rated Swordfish and Tuna with Sustainable Options

On Earth Day, April 22nd, 2011, Whole Foods Market will stop selling all red-rated swordfish and tuna at its seafood counters nationwide. Instead, they will be sourcing swordfish and tuna from sustainable sources. Working with Blue Ocean Institute… Read More
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Fishing Gear 101: Greenstick Gear and Buoy Gear – An Innovative Way to Fish for Tuna and Swordfish

**Feature photo is a greenstick fishing boat. Credit: NOAA.  Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood… Read More
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