Environmental Bullies: How Conservation Ideologues Attack Scientists Who Don’t Agree With Them.

Waiting for the bite. Cooperative research on Atlantic bluefin tuna with Canadian fishermen.
Google knows. Author he is!
Up Above. Giant tuna school from the air, taken when film camera was the best tech in the 90s to shoot from the air. And It’s always a thrilling (especially when you are claustrophobic) experience to ride on an Aeronca Champ plane.
And down below. The Atlantic bluefin tuna, an iconic top predator. (C) Paul Murray Photography
Digging through the archives. First direct estimate on western Atlantic bluefin tuna numbers. Source: Fish. Bull. 93:495–503. http://fishbull.noaa.gov/933/lutcavage.pdf

Our scientific research got in the way of the extinction agenda, and continues to do so today.

In the heyday. Researchers and volunteers of the Large Pelagics Research Center, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Tuna is the new sexy. Who would have thought tuna fishing will go on the billboard?
A new spawning ground. Read the paper at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/03/04/1525636113.full
Blog post of Carl Safina. http://carlsafina.org/2010/05/25/gulf-oil-and-bluefin-tuna-the-double-whammy/
Leatherback turtle baby and the author.

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