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Historic Shark Decisions Survive Final Threat at CITES Plenary

Historic Shark Decisions Survive Final Threat at CITES Plenary | The Underwater Environment | Scoop.it
Five commercially valuable shark species, manta rays & freshwater sawfish listed
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Challenge Japan to END Taiji Dolphin Hunt for Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid

Challenge Japan to END Taiji Dolphin Hunt for Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid | The Underwater Environment | Scoop.it
This is Japan's 5th Olympic bid, since their 1964 Olympics. They are very eager to be selected as Host City again to boost their economy after the devastating tsunami & Fukushima nuclear disaster.
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Govt plans shark, manta ray hunting ban | The Jakarta Post

Govt plans shark, manta ray hunting ban | The Jakarta Post | The Underwater Environment | Scoop.it
Protected predators: Poachers catch oceanic grey sharks in the waters of the Southeast Misool Marine Protected Area in Raja Ampat, West Papua, ... (Indonesian government has plans to ban hunting for #sharks and #mantas.
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