Pacific Islands fail to agree plan to protect tuna
The Pacific Bluefin Tuna still in trouble…
Wholesalers survey fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo before an auction. Photograph : Toru Hanai/Reuters
Friday, September 2nd, 2016. Countries from around the Pacific Ocean met to discuss ways of protecting the shrinking supplies but were unable to come to any agreement, officials say.
Pacific island states and countries failed on Friday to strike a deal to protect shrinking supplies of tuna and adopt cutbacks following a regional conference, officials said, sparking condemnation from conservationists.
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