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New York City: Ban Bluefin now

Action: Wildlife Conservation

January 27, 2015   Action Alert ID# 173

 

When a single bluefin tuna can legally sell for as much as $20,000, it's no surprise that a market has developed to devastate that fish.

Fortunately there's hope that, with grassroots support, strong leadership at the local level can help turn the tide for these ocean giants: New York's city council will soon hold a hearing on a bill to ban the sale of this highly imperiled fish.

All three of the world's bluefin tuna populations -- Atlantic, Pacific and southern -- are struggling to recover from decades of overfishing. But you can act now and have a very real effect by helping to take bluefin off menus in a city with vast influence.

Write now in support of the bill to ban the sale of bluefin tuna in New York City and we'll take your letter to the hearing.

January 27, 2015   Action Alert ID# 173

 

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