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Thursday, 3 February 2011

Shark populations dwindle

Shark Populations Dwindle as Top Catchers Delay on Conservation Actions
Why are shark populations so at risk? What can we do to help them?

Read this worrying report here from the Pew Charitable Trusts:

7 comments:

  1. Congrats to your first blog post! :)

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  2. Hers's something on shark-fin soup:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/general/sixminute/2011/02/110210_6min_english_soup_page.shtml

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  3. Another article about shark fishing:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/11/shark-fishing-in-japan

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  4. Another shark article:

    http://www.pewtrusts.org/news_room_detail.aspx?id=328248

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  5. And some more:
    http://www.pewtrusts.org/news_room_detail.aspx?id=328865

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