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Dolphin safe tuna an ecological disaster?

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 15, 2009

The dolphin issue changed how tuna fisherman fish…but the new method is actually worse for marine life overall.

By trying to help dolphins, groups like Greenpeace caused one of the worst marine ecological disasters of all time. Few other fisheries are as bad for groups like sharks and sea turtles as the purse seine fishery, and none are as large in scale.

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