Advertisement

Tuna Wars pp 339-361 | Cite as

Three Flipper Wars

  • Steven Adolf
Chapter

Abstract

Ric O’Barry was angry. The entire car journey from his hotel in The Hague to the Netherlands’ main airport Amsterdam Schiphol was one long, unremitting complaint against Earth Island Institute (EII), the custodians of the Dolphin Safe label. Everyone knows the label on canned tuna—the image of a jumping dolphin on cans of tuna across the globe—whether they are aware of it or not. Now Ric O’Barry was furious or rather livid, with EII and its label. ‘I have been fighting the tuna industry for 40 years! I don’t want my salary coming from them! The whole thing is corrupt!’ They, EII, had never told him that some of the money he was paid had come from the tuna industry, O’Barry said. The tuna industry! He was on the point of exploding. The Dutch scenery of polders and windmills passed him by largely unnoticed.

References

  1. 98.
    Flipper (2018) (1964 TV series). In: En.wikipedia.org. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flipper_(1964_TV_series). Accessed 3 Dec 2018
  2. 234.
    Teisl M, Roe B, Hicks R (2002) Can eco-labels tune a market? Evidence from dolphin-safe labeling. J Environ Econ Manag 43:339–359.  https://doi.org/10.1006/jeem.2000.1186 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 151.
    Joseph J (1994) The tuna-dolphin controversy in the eastern pacific ocean: biological, economic, and political impacts. Ocean Dev Int Law 25:1–30.  https://doi.org/10.1080/00908329409546023 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 125.
    Hall M, Roman M (2013) Bycatch and non-tuna catch in the tropical tuna purse seine fisheries of the world. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture. FAO Technical Paper No 568.  https://doi.org/10.13140/2.1.1734.4963
  5. 5.
    AIDCP-APICD (2001) The new AIDCP dolphin safe tuna certificationGoogle Scholar
  6. 246.
    Tuna-Dolphin GATT Case (I and II) (2018) In: En.wikipedia.org. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuna-Dolphin_GATT_Case_(I_and_II). Accessed 6 Dec 2018
  7. 77.
    Earth Island Institute (2010) International tuna monitoring program 2009 annual reportGoogle Scholar
  8. 185.
    Palmer M (2015) Making sure tuna is dolphin safe. In: HuffPost. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-j-palmer/making-sure-tuna-is-dolph_b_6519742.html. Accessed 7 Dec 2018
  9. 13.
    Atuna (2015) Authorities: “FAD-Free” declarations are illegal. In: atuna.com. https://atuna.com/index.php/en/2-news/3722-authorities-fad-free-declarations-are-illegal?highlight=WyJuZmEiLCJuZmEncyJd. Accessed 26 Nov 2018
  10. 169.
    Miller A, Bush S (2015) Authority without credibility? Competition and conflict between ecolabels in tuna fisheries. J Clean Prod 107:137–145.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.02.047 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 149.
    Jackson S (2011) Analyzing the PNA draft assessment what it means for a world market in search of sustainable tuna. ISSFGoogle Scholar
  12. 78.
    EII Philippines (2014) MSC Tuna productsGoogle Scholar
  13. 11.
    Atuna (2013) EII: MSC does not protect dolphins. In: atuna.com. Accessed 6 Sep 2013
  14. 202.
    Ramsden N (2017) ‘Dolphin safe’ pioneer Mark Berman passes away. In: undercurrentnews.com. Accessed 3 Aug 2017
  15. 228.
    Stockton W (1986) U.S. and Mexico seek end to tuna war. In: Nytimes.com. https://www.nytimes.com/1986/05/12/business/us-and-mexico-seek-end-to-tuna-war.html. Accessed 8 Dec 2018
  16. 219.
    Shabecoff P (1990) 3 companies to stop selling tuna netted with dolphins. In: Nytimes.com. https://www.nytimes.com/1990/04/13/us/3-companies-to-stop-selling-tuna-netted-with-dolphins.html. Accessed 8 Dec 2018
  17. 252.
    Wiki (2018) Tuna-dolphin GATT case (I and II). In: En.wikipedia.org. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuna-Dolphin_GATT_Case_(I_and_II). Accessed 8 Dec 2018
  18. 263.
    Young N, Irvin W, McLean M (1997) The flipper phenomenon: perspectives on the Panama declaration and the “dolphin safe” label. Ocean Coast Law J 3:1CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 258.
    WTO lets Mexico Slap Trade Sanctions on U.S. in Tuna Dispute (2017) In: U.S. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-tuna-idUSKBN17R1V2. Accessed 9 Dec 2018
  20. 237.
    The Hill (2017) US loses tuna trade battle with Mexico. In: https://thehill.com/policy/international/330549-us-lost-a-trade-war-with-mexico-over-tuna. Accessed 9 Dec 2018
  21. 164.
    Mexico Loses 10-Year Battle with US Over Tuna Labeling After New Ruling (2018) In: Mexico News Daily. https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/mexico-loses-10-year-battle-over-tuna-labeling/. Accessed 19 Feb 2019
  22. 184.
    Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (2017) The pacific alliance for sustainable tuna, representing leaders in mexican tuna industry, to earn MSC certification, the highest sustainability standard for wild caught tunaGoogle Scholar
  23. 251.
    Wietecha O (2016) News: Mexico wants to kill dolphins—and the MSC label will let them. In: Savedolphins.eii.org. http://savedolphins.eii.org/news/entry/mexico-wants-to-kill-dolphins-and-the-msc-label-will-let-them. Accessed 11 Dec 2018

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Adolf
    • 1
  1. 1.AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Personalised recommendations