Gem of the day

Here's a great biodiversity gem:

"Recent studies by researchers in North America and Europe harnessing the new techniques have consistently found that 20 to 25 percent of the seafood products they check are fraudulently identified, fish geneticists say."

Here's what the director of Oceana, an American NGO, has to say about that:

"Customers buying fish have a right to know what the heck it is and where it’s from, but agencies like the F.D.A. are not taking this as seriously as they should."

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