Obama Ate What?

By Miyoko Sakashita

Oh no, no he didn’t.

Oh yes. Apparently he did.

Remember the news earlier this week that President Obama, on his trip in Japan, ate at that famous Tokyo sushi restaurant?

Well, turns out that the restaurant serves one of the priciest and endangered fish on Earth: bluefin tuna.

This is a species that’s the poster child for overfishing. Since large-scale fishing began Pacific bluefin tuna (the kind fished in Japan) has declined by a staggering 94 percent. Bluefin have suffered a similar plight around the globe, largely driven by their popularity as sushi.

But make no mistake, these are incredible …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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