Thursday, November 20, 2014

Meet 10 Species Newly Threatened By Extinction

The latest tally of who’s who on the endangered species list includes a few newcomers that we’re responsible for putting there.  Thanks to our love of sushi, the Pacific bluefin tuna, the Chinese pufferfish, and the American eel have all moved closer to the extinction designation on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of threatened species.  About a third of the world’s 76,199 known species appear on the Red List.

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