View Full Version : EU Clampind Down on Illegal BFT Fishing

03-21-2008, 03:54 AM
Well, it's about time !

Europe Clamps Down on Overfishing of Bluefin Tuna

BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 20, 2008 (ENS) - The European Commission has launched a major EU control campaign aimed at preventing a repeat of last year's overfishing of Mediterranean bluefin tuna by a number of EU member states. This season, 16 aircraft and 49 large and small patrol vessels will conduct inspections at sea, while 50 inspectors will visit vessels in port.

Full story at: http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2008/2008-03-20-01.asp (http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2008/2008-03-20-01.asp)