Dear EarthTalk: Are Atlantic bluefin tuna really about to go extinct? What are the contributing factors and what is being done to try to head off this tragedy? — Edward Jeffries, Norwalk, CT

Get The Most Out Of Your Gift Cards

If someone gave you a $50 bill, you probably wouldn’t just stick it in a drawer and forget it. But that’s essentially what happens to billions of dollars worth of gift cards each year – people either lose or forget about them, or never use up their balances.