Bahamas Turns Nearly 250,000 Sq Miles Of Ocean Into Permanent Shark Sanctuary

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/bahamas-turns-nearly-250000-sq-miles-of-ocean-into-permanent-shark-sanctuary.php

5 July 2011

The Bahamas is the latest in a string of countries that are putting shark conservation at the top of the priority list. The Bahamas have converted 243,244 square miles of the country’s waters into a shark sanctuary, prohibiting any commercial fishing of the animals.

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