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Blog Archive - June 2013

Sawfish slated to receive protections

by Mitch Merry, Online Organizer, Endangered Species Coalition
June 28, 2013

Sawfish are some of the most endangered fish in the world, and they’re about to receive needed protections in the United States.  Continue reading >





U.S. Rejects Proposal for “Ecosystem-Friendly” Certification System for Tuna

by Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna
June 18, 2013

Mexico hoped to make big waves last week at the meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in Veracruz, Mexico. The host country submitted a proposal for an ecosystem friendly certification system for tuna caught consistent with the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP) at the annual meeting of the Parties to this important international conservation agreement – which includes the United States.  Continue reading >