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Many Mediterranean fish species threatened with extinction, report says

“Just keep swimming, just keep swimming” is quickly becoming “just keep surviving, just keep surviving” for fish in the Mediterranean. According to a report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, fish in the Mediterranean are facing extinction due to overfishing, habitat degradation, and pollution. With a focus on the eastern bluefin, there appears to be a growing consciousness on the importance of fish conservation through consumption boycotts and analyses of proposal of change by fish markets. KP

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