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First Global Assessment Finds Highest-Grossing Tunas and Billfishes Most Vulnerable to Extinction


Animals  (tags: overfishing, tuna, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, humans, protection, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animals, death, animalcruelty )

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- 2659 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The first assessment of an entire group of commercially valuable marine species found that the most threatened fish are generally the ones reeling in the most money, including bluefin tuna and bigeye tuna.



   

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Edo R (71)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 3:43 pm
Thank you Cal!
 

Jean Corcoran (1)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 8:18 am
The saying used to be, "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," now it would appear to be "Between the Mercury and Greed."
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 8:22 am
These species will go extinct. There is an exceptionally high probability that ALL of the animals on the Endangered Species List will go extinct. Also, both alpine and polar species will go extinct. The crisis is here. It is ongoing. It will get much worse. Conditions are deteriorating much faster than the ability of governments or of individuals to respond. We will know horrors within our lifetimes. This is unavoidable now. However, if anything of our civilization and anyone of our species is to survive, then we must demand dramatic action now. And we must radically change our own way of life. There is no longer a choice...unless sticking one's head in the sand and committing suicide by consumerism seems preferable.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 8:55 am
Thanks.
 
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