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Environment: Dolphins / Drift Net Fishing #336314

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 01, 1991
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(Studio: Bill Plante) Agreement by Japan to end drift net fishing recalled.

(Rome: Bert Quint) Annihilation of dolphins by drift nets used by Latin American and European business interests promoting tuna fishing featured; scenes shown from off western Mexico of dolphins trapped in tuna nets. GATT said declaring the American ban on dolphin-deadly tuna an illegal trade barrier. [European Parliament David MORRIS - comments on GATT position.] Italian companies noted buying up Mexican-caught tuna and selling it worldwide. [US Humane Society Betsy DRIBBEN - warns about pet food.]

Plante, Bill;
Quint, Bert

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