Swimming with tuna
October 30, 2016 11:52 AM   Subscribe

“We were blindsided,” says Stehr, later adding, “We thought that we were the good guys coming in with an educational facility.”

A PR facility, more like it.

The only sustainable aspect of Australian tuna farming is that it reduces by-catch, but that's about it. The juvenile tuna are captured from the wild, for one thing. That's not sustainable.
posted by My Dad at 12:03 PM on October 30, 2016 [3 favorites]

That line jumped out at me as well. I don't know enough about the pros and cons to have an informed opinion as to whether or not this is good idea, but they sure look like a for profit tourist business more than an "educational facility."
posted by ActingTheGoat at 1:00 PM on October 30, 2016

Charlie Brooker did it a few years ago and wrote it up in his characteristic style.
posted by acb at 2:23 PM on October 30, 2016 [1 favorite]

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