All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘overfishing’

Sharks and Rays at Risk of Extinction

More than a thousand different species of sharks and rays live in our oceans, but 25 percent of them are at risk of extinction, a new study finds. These types of ancient fish are the most endangered animals in the world, according to a new assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) IUCN has been concerned about …

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Bluefin Tuna – What Is The True Cost?

Bluefin are the largest tuna species usually living up to 40 years with an average weight of 500 lbs., but have been recorded at up to 2,000 lbs. There are three species of Bluefin: Atlantic (the largest and most endangered), Pacific, and Southern. The Atlantic Bluefin tuna has been facing severe extinction due to overfishing, and well, gluttony. The other …

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