05 Jun '11, 2pm

#Bluefin Tuna Denied #Endangered Species Protection via @Care2Green

Despite the fact that Atlantic Bluefin Tuna have declined by about eighty percent, the National Marine Fisheries Service denied protecting the overhunted species protection under the Endangered Species Act. Bluefin tuna is very popular with consumers for its meat–especially in sushi restaurants. “The Obama administration today turned a blind eye to the staggering declines of Atlantic bluefin tuna in recent years said Catherine Kilduf,” an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. (Source: Center for Biological Diversity ) Bluefin tuna are so overfished boycotts have been begun to try and help them recover. The Center for Biological Diversity has both an online pledge and petition people can sign to assist them. Some celebrities tried to get involved by boycotting the the expensive Japanese restaurant chain Nobu , but most of the Japan for bluefin tuna is in Japan. F...

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