Tuesday, March 12, 2013

BBC: 'Historic' day for shark protection

March 11, 2013



Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark (oceanic whitetip, hammerhead, and porbeagles) have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.

The body, which regulates trade in flora and fauna, voted by a two-thirds majority to upgrade the sharks' status... 

Read the full story here.
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