Business Nov 27, 2019

Bigeye tuna get 'modest' reprieve as fishing nations cut quotas

The world's major fishing nations have agreed "modest" quota cuts for the under-pressure Atlantic Bigeye tuna but critics say more should be done to protect an important food resource. Scientists warn that unless the catch is reduced, stocks of Thunnus obesus — especially prized for ...

Fate of bigeye tuna in the balance in quota confab

Business Nov 19, 2019

Fate of bigeye tuna in the balance in quota confab

The fate of big-eye tuna, over-fished and in decline, could be decided this week when fishing nations meet to set quotas after failing last year to agree on safeguard measures for the valuable food resource. Scientists warn that unless the catch is reduced, stocks of ...

National Apr 10, 2018

South Korea appeals WTO ruling against import ban on Japanese seafood

South Korea has appealed a World Trade Organization ruling against its restrictions on the import of seafood from eight Japanese prefectures following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The government had earlier vowed to fight the ruling to safeguard public health and safety while keeping the ...