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2010-12-22 06:05:00

The US Senate tightened laws against shark finning on Monday, hoping to save the ancient fish which experts say is teetering on the brink of extinction due to the growing demand for the shark fins in many Chinese restaurants.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Dave Bard of Pew Environment Group, +1-202-486-4426 WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group, today issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives vote on H.R.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.