Obama Administration Won't Sign On to Measure to Protect Bluefin Tuna

The Obama administration announced it will not sign on to a proposal to give greater protection for Atlantic bluefin tuna, a move that environmental groups had said was necessary to keep the fish from becoming extinct, but one that was fiercely opposed by U.S. fishermen. The administration said in a statement that it "strongly" supports the proposal, first introduced by Monaco, but will delay adding the United States as a co-sponsor of the measure until the International Commission for the...Full Story
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