World Tuna Day is observed every year on May 2. This day is established by the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness about the importance of Tuna Day. The day was first observed in 2017. The main aim of this day was to preserve the tuna fish from crashing. Tuna is a large wild animal. Tuna fish has several rich qualities such as Omega 3, Vitamin B12, proteins, and other minerals. It is economically important for both developed and developing countries. Thailand is one of the largest Tuna producing countries in the world.
World Tuna Day 2022: Theme
The theme of the World Tuna day this year is ‘The Global Tuna Industry: Trailblazing through tough times. There are several countries that depend on tuna resources for food security and nutrition, livelihood, etc.
Significance of the World Tuna Day
World Tuna Day aims at spreading awareness about the overfishing of Tuna and the importance of maintaining the ecosystem and the food chain. There are more than 80 countries that have tuna fisheries and the number and capacity of these fisheries are constantly growing. There are several types of Tuna that are now endangered. This is because of the overfishing of tunas. Nowadays, more than 96 countries have Tuna fishing, and the capacity of those countries is constantly growing day by day.
1. When was World Tuna Day celebrated?
World Tuna Day is celebrated on May 2 every year.
2. What is the theme of World Tuna Day?
The theme of World Tuna Day was “The global Tuna Industry: Trailblazing through tough times”.
3. Why do we celebrate World Tuna Day?
World Tuna Day is celebrated every year to raise awareness of Tuna fish.