The hunting of bluefin tuna is a hi-tech marvel. But global greed is leading to the extinction of one of the world's great fish.
By Peter Popham
27 May 2005
"The whole affair is a miracle of the modern world. One stands aghast and amazed before the complexity and cleverness of it. There's only one thing about it that is not so smart: it is leading, fast, to the extinction of the bluefin tuna. Faster than a speeding bullet, this industry is disappearing up its own fundament."