Mediterranean tuna threatened by EU aid, Asian investment

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
21 September 2004, at 1:00am

EU - European Union subsidies and heavy investment from Asia are leaving Mediterranean stocks of tuna at crisis levels, conservation group WWF said Tuesday. The Japanese and Australian fishing industries are combining with trawlers from EU countries to plunder already depleted stocks of tuna, WWF said in presenting a new report by a Spanish-based tuna-farming consultancy.