Thursday, February 5, 2009

protecting sharks

The European Commission is taking steps toward protecting sharps, which are largely headed down the road to becoming an endangered species.
"The commitments to science-based fishing limits, endangered species protection, and a stronger finning ban are essential to securing a brighter future for some of Europe's most vulnerable and neglected animals."
These measures have been critiqued as too limited in scope--but they are a start nonetheless. Read the full article.

1 comment:

Laura said...

You have got to see this movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggtxA4wuXzY