Thursday, February 04, 2010

bluefin tuna

"2010-02-03 Madrid --

The statement has also been signed by public figures such as

Kofi Annan, Javier Solana, Michael Douglas and Elle MacPherson. 

Ecologistas en Acción, Greenpeace, MarViva, Oceana, Pew and WWF met this morning to present the documentary The end of the line that tackles the worldwide overfishing problem and the disappearance of the Atlantic bluefin tuna. During the event, that had the support of artist Miguel Bosé, the organizations urged Spain to support the ban on the international trade of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) at the next Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) that will be held in Doha (Qatar) in March. The statement has been signed by a number of environmental organizations and over fifty scientists, artists and businessmen from several countries."

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