Mercury in yellowfin tuna

Mercury in yellowfin tuna

The environmentally friendly crew at The Watchers – follow the link below to get acquainted with them – are doing a great job of keeping tabs on what is going on all over our ailing planet.

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/02/05/mercury-concentrations-in-hawaiian-yellowfin-tuna-increasing/

This story however is of particular relevance to us…we catch and eat heaps of south African yellowfin tuna, which also are likely to be affected.

Here is more on mercury in tuna from One Earth…

http://www.onearth.org/earthwire/tuna-mercury-levels-rising

…and a particularly good graphic depiction of the problem…

From One Earth .Org…

However, it’s not just yellowfin tuna and it’s cousins. ALL our fish are being subjected to mercury pollution this way. All studies on the subject show increased levels of mercury in our fish – redfish, pelagics…all of them!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.