Grist readers deserve better than the poorly informed coverage of the tuna/dolphin issue in a recent article by Rick Gaffney, which makes false and misleading claims about "dolphin safe" tuna fishing methods. A dolphin in the deep. Earth Island Institute, Defenders of Wildlife, the Humane Society of the United States, and dozens of other organizations have worked on the tuna/dolphin issue for more than a decade, and our successful efforts to reduce dolphin deaths in the Eastern Tropical Pacific tuna fishery by 97 percent is considered one of the signature accomplishments of the modern environmental movement. We all celebrated on …
Get Grist in Your Inbox
William Snape is legal director of Defenders of Wildlife in Washington, D.C. Test bio 1.
The secret life of Rust Belt beekeepers
Here’s how the media is getting the story on cities & millennials wrong
Wanna know what’s happened to the Gulf Coast since the BP spill? Read this blog, now
Insane cycling video will make you hold your breath for two minutes
Why you should be skeptical of Walmart’s cheap organic food