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U.S. Senate passes Shark Conservation Act, but at what cost?

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksDecember 20, 2010

We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog-cation to bring you some exciting news- today, the U.S. Senate passed the Shark Conservation Act! The act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last year, closes important loopholes in current U.S. shark management policy by banning the practice of removing fins * at sea (for almost all species, […]