Some hope for tuna and finally some common sense from fisheries officials.
Maria Damanaki, Commissioner of Fisheries for the European Union, says if scientists advise a full closure it just might happen.
"If the report [by the specialists] says that we must reduce the quota, we will. I am ready to close the fisheries."
The CITES meeting earlier this year was a complete failure in protecting declining stocks of tuna, but the upcoming meeting in November looks hopeful.
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