Monday, March 11, 2013

Look out, ol Macky's back

Rather than in the soup, babe;

Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark 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.
....The oceanic whitetip, three varieties of hammerheads and the porbeagle are all said to be seriously threatened by overfishing.
Start QuoteTheir numbers have declined dramatically in recent years, as the trade in shark fins for soup has grown.
No word yet from from the Surfer Community.

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