Wednesday, February 3, 2010

International Ban on bluefin tuna fishing?

Sushi-lovers may have to find a new favorite fish to devour, as European officials lean towards a ban protecting the Bluefin Tuna species (a species which has been subjected to overfishing due to its high demand).

The overfishing of blue-fin tuna has not only led to their endangered status (because tuna are caught before the are old enough to reproduce) but has been causing irreparable damage to our ocean's ecosystems due to large scale fishing methods.

Find out more from the New York Times Article.

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