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Saving the Bluefin Tuna from Extinction

Do to the sheer popularity of the bluefin tuna among consumers of sushi and sashimi, the populations of this fish have decreased in numbers more than 80% since 1970. However, there might still be hope for this species. Last week the Obama Administration announced that it would support a proposed ban on international trade of the Atlantic bluefin tuna at the upcoming meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Doha, Qatar.

To read the full article please search online for A Move to Save the Bluefin Tuna

What does it say about our roles of stewards of God’s Creation when we are driving species to extinction due to our desire for their flesh? We need to step up to the sacred responsibility that has been bestowed on us by our Creator and start to actively participate in the reconciliation of God’s Creation. Transitioning to a plant-based diet helps us show love and compassion to God’s animals.

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