Mediterranean

Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait in the Grip of Aquatic Pollution

November 29, 2010 / No Comments

Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait is suffering from the havoc of aquatic pollution. Though from the surface the waterway seems to flow fresh and strong, it is now actually the abode of garbage. The strait is full of garbage ranging from old furniture to boat parts, cleaning supplies to restaurant trash.

Oversized fishing boats threaten tunas in the Mediterranean

March 13, 2008 / No Comments

Tuna is a very expensive fish for sushi restaurants and the staggering price it sells for is the main reason why more and more boats are fishing in the Mediterranean. Environmental group WWF published their report yesterday and noticed that the legal international agreement quotas regarding the number of fishing boats is higher by 35%. This is why the ...