Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/10/08

Give this Fish a Break: The World is Running out of Tuna

Demand for tuna has increased by 1000% over the last 60 years. “From the basic tuna sandwich to the expertly prepared serving of sashimi and everything else in between, it’s undeniable that tuna is a food item present in many modern cultures. It is then safe to assume that tuna has a strong worldwide demand, and it’s created a looming danger for us all.
Since World War II (WWII), there has been a steady rise in the demand for canned fish, and tuna is right at the top of this list. According to a study published in Fisheries Research, tuna fishing has increased by a whopping 1000% in the last 60 years. Studies into industrial catches have shown that 6 million tons of tuna are harvested annually, and this is a figure that scientists say is unsustainable.”

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Fonte: The Science Times, 7 de outubro de 2019


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