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2011-07-05 08:38:00

Bahamas National Trust, Pew applaud creation of permanent sanctuary NASSAU, Bahamas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country's waters is now prohibited.

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2011-06-29 08:00:00

Shark populations over the last 50 years have decreased dramatically.

2011-06-07 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With shark populations around the world continuing to spiral downward, the result of devastating commercial fishing techniques and an exotic taste for 'shark-fin soup', marine scientists such as Dr.

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2011-05-26 10:10:18

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are often thought to be solitary behemoths that live and feed in the open ocean.

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2011-05-23 09:20:31

A star-mapping algorithm for the Hubble Space Telescope also helps researchers keep tabs on rare animals.

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2011-05-02 14:20:00

According to a new study released Monday by researchers in Australia, a single reef shark can be worth about two million dollars in tourism revenue over its lifetime.

2011-05-01 23:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single reef shark can contribute almost US$2 million in its lifetime to the economy of Palau, according to a new study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and the University of Western Australia.

2011-04-18 09:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay today unveiled its No Fins, No Future: Support AB 376 exhibition to help local sharks by spurring support for the passage of Assembly Bill, AB 376, which would ban the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins in California.

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2011-03-10 14:06:41

A new study led by a University of Florida researcher uses tracking data of three shark species to provide the first evidence some of the fish swim directly to targeted locations.

2011-03-09 18:11:47

In the first census of its kind, research led by UC Davis and Stanford University found that there are far fewer white sharks off central California than biologists had thought.


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2007-01-19 12:56:54

The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...

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2006-08-16 20:52:41

The Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) is the largest member of the oceanic dolphin family Delphinidae. They are sometimes referred to as blackfish, a group including pilot whales, pigmy and false killer whales and melon headed whales. It is the second-most widely distributed mammal on Earth (after humans) and is found in all the world's oceans, from the frigid arctic regions to warm, tropical seas. It is also a versatile, deadly predator, eating fish, turtles, birds, seals, sharks and even...

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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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