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@Seasaver: Infographic: #China's overseas #fishCatch is 12 x more than reported...

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RT @Seasaver: Infographic: #China's overseas fish catch is 12 times more than reported to the United Nations. #overfishing #ecocide http://t.co/2nY6nr9ghU
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#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

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How vain do we want to be as a culture? How disconnected with our natural environment?

Via Kathy Dowsett
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TAKE  ACTION  here>>  https://www.greenpeace.org.au/action/?cid=60&src=TW1&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=blog&utm_term=010814_1101&utm_campaign=Arctic&txtArea=twitter

 

& HERE pls>  https://secure.marineconservation.org.au/donate.php?campid=701900000006XVIAA2

 

Ban Drumlines & Shark Nets in South Africa:  https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/KwaZuluNatal_Sharks_Board_Ban_Drumlines_Shark_Nets_in_South_Africa/?wowBBbb

 

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Petition to STOP illegal killing of 'juvenile Sharks' into a jar! https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Make_putting_sharks_in_a_jar_illegal/?towBBbb

 

 

Outrage over EPA shark-cull decision: http://www.projectaware.org/update/outrage-over-epa-shark-cull-decision

 

Global shark crisis! - POWERFUL VIDEO: 3.22m http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSaxDGdet4g&feature=youtu.be

 

 SHARK deterrent Wetsuit:  http://www.ted.com/talks/hamish_jolly_a_shark_deterrent_wetsuit_and_it_s_not_what_you_think

 

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VICTORY for SHARKS   http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/11/victory-for-australias-sharks-1625#.VBJSPECsjSQ.twitter

 

23.5.14 ~ 

Comment: WA's shark cull didn't answer the big ocean safety questions:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/05/23/comment-was-shark-cull-didnt-answer-big-ocean-safety-questions

 

8.5.14 ~  

Australia: More than 170 sharks caught under controversial cull program:  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/australia-shark-cull/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

 

 

 

29 April 2014, 9.30pm BST

WA shark cull season ends, and ocean users don’t want it to return:  http://theconversation.com/wa-shark-cull-season-ends-and-ocean-users-dont-want-it-to-return-26038

 

 

 

19.4.14 ~ 

Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661

 

 

14.4.14 ~ 

Australia Wants to Selectively Slaughter Sharks for Three More Years:  https://news.vice.com/articles/australia-wants-to-selectively-slaughter-sharks-for-three-more-years

 

13.4.14 ~  Leave the SHARKs aloan!  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/04/13/activists-sink-teeth-was-shark-baiting-programme

 

 10.4.14 ~ 

A shark cull divides a nation:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26937924

 

 

24.3.14 ~ 

Shark cull policy in Western Australia faces fresh challenge from Greens: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/24/shark-cull-policy-in-western-australia-faces-fresh-challenge-from-greens

Party brings in private member's bill to tackle an environmental exemption it dismisses as a 'cynical PR exercise'

 

 

 14.3.14 ~ Why Saving Sharks is a Good Investment:  http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/03/14/the-real-life-shark-tank-why-saving-sharks-is-a-good-investment/

 

 

13.3.14 ~ 

WA Shark Cull Update - EPA rules out assessment despite 23,000 public submissions:::  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/03/13/wa-shark-cull-update-epa-rules-out-assessment-despite-23000-public-submissions-1586

 

 

 

26.2.14 ~ Shark victim's mother takes court action against shark cull

Read more: http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/shark-victims-mother-takes-court-action-against-shark-cull-20140226-33hfx.html#ixzz2uX1blsK6

 

 

26.2.14 ~ 

Sea Shepherd seeks injunction to stop WA shark cull:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/21709551/sea-shepherd-seeks-injunction-to-stop-wa-shark-cull/

 

23.2.14 ~ 

Western Australia's shark cull will hit breeding stock of great whitesListen to the scientific community and look at the evidence from Hawaii to South Africa. Killing sharks doesn't work>>   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/23/western-australia-shark-cull-great-whites

 

 

22.2.14 >>

Morning of cruelty, inhumanity and slaughter in the South West as Barnett's war on nature rages on: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/22/morning-of-cruelty-inhumanity-and-slaughter-in-the-south-west-1577

 

18.2.14 ~ 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/shark-cull-condemned-after-attacks-fall-five-year-low?CMP=twt_gu

 

16.2.14 ~  Are shark shields a solution for Western Australia? :  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/02/16/shark-shields-better-drum-lines-alp   via @free_dive & @Seasaver 

 

 

13.2.14 ~ 

Jackie Chan interview: 'They served me shark fin soup and I said no way':  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10635496/Jackie-Chan-interview-They-served-me-shark-fin-soup-and-I-said-no-way.html

 

12.2.14 ~ All captured animals so far are reportedly tiger sharks, with white and bull sharks also targeted by the program. While the program was designed to reduce the risk of fatal shark attacks, it also poses a threat to shark populations.>>  http://theconversation.com/explainer-sharks-why-size-and-species-matter-22535

 

 

 

 

12.2.14   ~  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/shark-cull-government-in-clear-breach-of-international-obligations?CMP=twt_gu

 

 6.2.14 ~ http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/06/western-australias-indiscriminate-killing-of-precious-marine-life-rages-on-1567#.Uvfi08MJzvs.twitter

 

 

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham and Yao Ming joined forces to speak out, as fathers, against the illegal wildlife trade. They spoke about the much needed protection of elephants, rhinos and sharks for future generations::  http://www.virgin.com/unite/take-action/film-when-the-buying-stops-the-killing-can-too

 

Inside the Biggest SHARK Abattoir:

 

 http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1415351/inside-worlds-biggest-shark-abattoir-shocking-pictures-show-scale

 

11.1.14  ~  

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/11/shark-finning-in-decline-in-far-east

 

10.1.14  ~  SeaShepherd welcomes Ban on SharkFinning in NZ:  http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1401/S00016/sea-shepherd-welcomes-ban-of-shark-finning-in-nz-water.htm

 

10.1.14 ~ Diver who swims with Sharks http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537040/Diver-swims-sharks-reveals-fear-makes-encounters-unpredictable-detect-racing-heart-beat.html

 

9.1.14 ~ SeaShepherd: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/09/sea-shepherd-shark-update-france-and-australia-1556

 

Everyone knows they enter blue water at their peril. We do so at the risk of numerous possible misadventures, of which shark attack is the most remote.

 

What happens when SHARKS disappear:  http://baronvonmerkens.tumblr.com/post/72961850156/thingsofthewild-laureola

 

Australians oppose Cull  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/04/australians-oppose-cull-of-protected-great-white-sharks-by-barnett-government-1553

 

Shark Cull.....is NOT the answer 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-04/jeff-hansen/5184688

 

More>>  
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/27/sharks-to-be-shot-and-dumped?CMP=twt_gu

 

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/australia-sharks-twitter-warn-swimmers-053242664.html?vp=1#Q92yy9M

 

More>>  http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Sea-Shepherd,-others-opposed-to-culling-of-Great-White-Sharks/117827

 

Overfishing of Sharks harms Coral Reefs >>  http://yottafire.com/2013/12/overfishing-sharks-harming-coral-reefs/

 

Sharks to be baited, shot at sea for being more than 3metres long:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/latest/a/20471641/sharks-to-be-baited-shot-at-sea/

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NEED to add this link: Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website<br>:: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661
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Guess Who's Cutting Ties With #SeaWorld Now? - SeaWorld of Hurt

Guess Who's Cutting Ties With #SeaWorld Now?  - SeaWorld of Hurt | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The list of companies that are cutting ties with SeaWorld just keeps getting longer.
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#Protect #Antarctic ! Ocean Alliance

#Protect #Antarctic !  Ocean Alliance | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
I want Antarctica's ocean protected. www.antarcticocean.org (RT @Antarcticocean: #Antarctic grenadiers are at risk of overfishing.
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#SaveOurBlue from #OIL http://mission-blue.org/2014/09/help-save-the-canary-islands-from-dangerous-deep-sea-oil-exploration/

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Courtesy of @Deb Castellana  


What? Haven't we seen this movie before? Now that they have the green light to drill in the Canary Islands, oil giant Repsol plans to deploy three “probes” – two over 3,000 meters deep and one 6,900 meters deep below the seafloor, which sits 1,500 meters underwater. That's meters, not feet! What are they thinking? Check out Courtney Mattison's story at Mission Blue.

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Sunday's #ClimateProtest Could Be a Turning Point on #GlobalWarming

Sunday's #ClimateProtest Could Be a Turning Point on #GlobalWarming | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A major climate protest in New York on Sunday could mark a seminal shift in the politics of global warming, just ahead of the U.N. Climate Summit.
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#Academic slams #Japan's #whaling ~ time they woke-up & learned real #science in the Sea!

#Academic slams #Japan's #whaling ~ time they woke-up & learned real #science in the Sea! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
An Otago University zoologist has challenged Japan's argument for the resumption of its scientific whaling programme, saying its reasons are irrelevant.
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22.9.14  ~  http://news.asiaone.com/news/asian-opinions/can-world-accept-japans-stance-resumption-research-whaling ; << Can the world accept Japan's stance on resumption of research whaling? 

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We're fishing the oceans dry. It's time to reconsider fish farms. #NO2FarmedSalmon

We're fishing the oceans dry. It's time to reconsider fish farms. #NO2FarmedSalmon | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Aquaculture is getting much greener, with American innovators leading the way. (Or stop overfishing?! RT @MotherJones: The oceans could be devoid of fish by 2050.
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36 bits of good news to cure your #Ocean blues v @debcastellana

36 bits of good news to cure your #Ocean blues v @debcastellana | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
These stories of measured success and cute animals suggest the ocean may not be entirely screwed!
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From my friend @Deb Castellana >> Let's all sing along with Pharrell Williams to 'Happy' and check it out. My favorite: #14. Sylvia Earle. If everyone started their day with a pep talk from her, the earth would be a better (bluer) place. http://bit.ly/ZtaWtY

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#Whales hunting #krill – Planet Earth – BBC w/ Sir David Attenborough

#Whales hunting #krill – Planet Earth – BBC w/ Sir David Attenborough | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Whales hunting krill - Planet Earth - BBC

Faint disturbances in the heart of Antarctic waters gives...
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#Predator #decline leads to #decreased #stability in a coastal fish community - Britten - 2014 - Ecology Letters - Wiley Online Library

#Predator #decline leads to #decreased #stability in a coastal fish community - Britten - 2014 - Ecology Letters - Wiley Online Library | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
check out how overfishing sharks and other top-predators can reduce stability of fish communities http://t.co/CZzm4evXbK
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International whaling conference votes against #Japan's #Antarctic hunt! Still going ahead :(

International whaling conference votes against #Japan's #Antarctic hunt! Still going ahead :( | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
An international whaling conference voted Thursday against Japan's highly criticized plans to resume whaling in the Antarctic next year, but Japan vowed to go ahead anyway.
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Sea Shepherd stands ready to defend the whales if Japan returns to once agin invade the integrity of the the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Sea Shepherd has been vindicated. It is now completely established that Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean is a criminal activity.

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#Seagrass may shield #MarineLife from #acidifying oceans

#Seagrass may shield #MarineLife from #acidifying oceans | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Plant may provide food and protection from predators (RT @OceanPortal: Seagrass may shield marine life from acidifying oceans http://t.co/Pa8M0bE5ZX Learn more about seagrass bed ecology: http:…)...

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#RedTide Off #Florida Coast Smothering Everything In Its Path! #Toxic #Algae

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
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@LeoDiCaprio #Urges #WorldLeaders To #Prioritize #Environmental Issues ~ NOT enough done to protect #Oceans !

@LeoDiCaprio #Urges #WorldLeaders To #Prioritize #Environmental Issues ~ NOT enough done to protect #Oceans ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Leonardo DiCaprio may not have nabbed any of the four Oscars for which he's been nominated, but his work to protect the environment earned him a presti...
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#Microplastic #pollution widespread in St. Lawrence River courtesy of Bob Berwyn

#Microplastic #pollution widespread in St. Lawrence River courtesy of Bob Berwyn | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Microbeads are pathway for other environmental contaminants Staff Report FRISCO — Microplastics have long been documented as an environmental threat to oceans. European researchers recently warned ...
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#Decline in #Creatures!!! We act as though #animals matter only when they benefit humans!!! @NYTOpinionator v @edyong209

#Decline in #Creatures!!! We act as though #animals matter only when they benefit humans!!! @NYTOpinionator v @edyong209 | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
We act as though animals matter only when they benefit humans.
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My usual strategy is to trot out a list of ways even the most obscure species can prove unexpectedly, yes, useful. The first effective treatment that turned H.I.V. from a death sentence into a manageable condition? Inspired by the biochemistry of a nondescript Caribbean sponge. The ACE inhibitors that are currently among our most effective treatments for cardiovascular disease (and which have lately been proposed as a treatment for Ebola)? Developed by studying the venom of the fer-de-lance, a deadly snake found from Mexico to northern South America. The new medical bandage that’s gentle enough for the delicate skin of newborns and the elderly? Modeled on the silk of spider webs.

 

Every time I begin this line of argument, though, I get the queasy feeling that I am perpetuating a fallacy. It’s not that I’m telling lies; these examples are entirely real. But given, for instance, that three-quarters of our farm crops depend on insect pollinators, or that more than 2.6 billion people rely directly on seafood for protein, it seems a little obvious to be reminding people that wildlife can be useful, or, more to the point, that human survival depends on wildlife. Without saying so out loud, the argument also implies that animals matter only because they benefit humans, or because just possibly, at some unknowable point in the future, they might benefit humans.!!!

 

You don’t have to look too far to see how silly this can get. In truth, I don’t have to look at all, because university press offices fill my inbox with examples every day: The Harvard scientists who hope their study of cuttlefish skin will “inspire improved protective camouflage for soldiers on the battlefield.” The Berkeley team that thinks studying the genetics of blubber-eating polar bears could help us learn to live with our bacon-wrapped, wide-load lifestyle. And the wonderful folks at Nanyang Technological University, in Singapore, who believe “Squid sucker ring teeth material could aid reconstructive surgery, serve as eco-packaging.” (And you thought they were good only for calamari.)

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#Rare #Seahorse found off #Newquay #Cornwall !!! yaY! via @floriangene < thxu

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Marine staff at leading local wildlife charity Cornwall Wildlife Trust were thrilled to hear that a Newquay fisherman has finally proven that seahorses are found on Cornwall’s north coast. 
Daniel Gilbert skipper of Newquay crabber ‘Tizardleeon’ found the beautiful yellow seahorse clinging to a crab pot while working four miles north west of Newquay’s Towan Headland on Friday 2nd of September.
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#SeaChange The #Ecological #Disaster That Nobody Sees :(

#SeaChange The #Ecological #Disaster That Nobody Sees :( | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A Global Ocean Commission report says that we must act now to save the earth's wildest and most productive ecosystem.
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#FindOut about #BlacktipReefSharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus

#FindOut about #BlacktipReefSharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Find out what's known about Blacktip Reef Sharks including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life history, ecology, reproduction, and conservation status.
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ohh mY! Moment thousands of #Chinese #trawlers head out to sea after #fishingBan

ohh mY!  Moment thousands of #Chinese #trawlers head out to sea after #fishingBan | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
These incredible images of boats setting out from a harbour in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, show just why China harvests more fish than any other country.
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Dr. @SylviaEarle on #eatingfish 'Think of them as #wildlife, first and foremost' ! #Ecosystems 4 an #Environment 2 #Survive

Dr. @SylviaEarle on #eatingfish 'Think of them as #wildlife, first and foremost' ! #Ecosystems 4 an #Environment 2 #Survive | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
In a chat with 'Her Deepness', Earle reveals her thoughts on eating seafood today ('Think of them as wildlife, first and foremost.' Renowned marine biologist Sylvia Earle on eating fish: http://t.co/f7DgrMqrO0)...
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#DanishNavy #arrests three - #4SavingProtectedDolphins ! #Freedom4Cetaceans

#DanishNavy #arrests three - #4SavingProtectedDolphins ! #Freedom4Cetaceans | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Three Sea Shepherd volunteers have been arrested for 'harrassing dolphins' and deported from the Faroe Islands. But their real crime was to save hundreds of Atlantic white-sided dolphins from slaughter.
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#NOAA investigating #humpbackWhale #harassment in Pacific Grove ~ too close!

#NOAA investigating #humpbackWhale #harassment in Pacific Grove ~ too close! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
NOAA investigating humpback whale harassment in Pacific Grove
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WITNESSES REPORTED A SAILBOAT RUNNING OVER A POD OF HUMPBACK WHALES OFF THE COAST AT LOVER'S POINT.
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The #Oceans are #acidifying at the #fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get?

The #Oceans are #acidifying at the #fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
So how worried should we be?(Oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million yrs--& it could have terrible consequences for marine life: http://t.co/XybY3qJZBe)...

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The #BlueDotTour - David Suzuki Foundation ~ Is Our Only #Home !

The Blue Dot Tour is a movement to recognize every Canadian’s right to live in a healthy environment. Join us today and stand up for the people and places you love
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#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years!

#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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