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Kinki University in Japan has developed a way to farm prized bluefin tuna, but it is far from eco-friendly according to Greenpeace.

The WWF predicts Mediterranean bluefin will be wiped out by 2012 because of overfishing to sate the appetite of gourmet diners.


Read the CNN article on bluefin tuna ranching and check out the embedded video report.

CNN Eco Solutions – Japan’s ‘greener’ tuna

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The overfishing of tuna causes environmental and economic problems around the world

About The Author: Graham Land

Greenfudge editor and London-based writer Graham Land grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, where he was part of the local hardcore punk scene, playing in several bands. Through this musical movement he became involved in grass roots interests such as anti-racist activism, animal rights and Ecology. In 2000 he relocated to Europe, eventually earning an MA from Malmö University in Sweden. He has also lived in Japan, Ireland, Portugal and Greece.


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