Reports says world tuna stocks threatened

Posted on July 07, 2011 by UPI.com

GLAND, Switzerland, July 7 (UPI) -- The first-ever global species assessment of stocks of tuna and billfish is a warning that some species are dangerously over-exploited, conservationists say.

The assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, headquartered in Glad, Switzerland, reinforces what marine conservationists have known for decades, that there are negative consequences to poor fisheries management, environmentalists said.
 
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