27 May '11, 7pm

NOAA: No Need to Protect Bluefin Tuna Under Species Act @dotearth

NOAA finds endangered species listing for Atlantic bluefin tuna not warranted. Agency remains concerned; will revisit decision with new science. After an extensive scientific review, NOAA announced today that Atlantic bluefin tuna currently do not warrant species protection under the Endangered Species Act. NOAA has committed to revisit this decision by early 2013, when more information will be available about the effects of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill, as well as a new stock assessment from the scientific arm of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, the international body charged with the fish’s management and conservation. NOAA is formally designating both the western Atlantic and eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean stocks of bluefin tuna as “species of concern” under the Endangered Species Act. This places the species on a watchlist ...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/27/officials-no...

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