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Pacific bluefin tuna heading towards extinction

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Pacific Bluefin Tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food market places "unsustainable pressure" on the species and others, a conservation body has warned. The tuna joined the Chinese pufferfish, American eel, Chinese cobra and Australian black grass-dart butterfly on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) "red list" of threatened species. "Each update of this…Read More