Overfishing 101: Counting Fish

Posted on October 19, 2011 by Lee Crockett, National Geographic

How heavy is 35,000 metric tons? For starters, it’s the weight of 193 jumbo jets or 2,917 African elephants. It’s also the amount of Atlantic bluefin tuna that have exceeded the official catch quota in the Mediterranean Sea in the past two years alone, according to a Pew-commissioned analysis of the international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna released today.

Read full article here

Issues: Bluefin Tuna