The end of the line

Photo | 21 May, 2008

March 2010, The Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting. Due to intense lobbying efforts by the Japanese delegation, the Monaco proposal to protect bluefin tuna fails, putting the species on a one-way road to extinction. Greenpeace declares the meeting “a disaster for conservation.” This is literally - the end of the line for bluefin tuna. Read more.