Marine Protected Areas News

Clever whale shark video goes viral

Brent Stewart tags a whale shark with a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag in Indonesia. Photo: © CI/Mark Erdmann. Researchers have a caught a juvenile—though still massive—whale shark on camera sucking…

Featured video: the oceans and Rio+20

A new video by Pew Environment Group and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) hopes to convince policy-makers attending the Rio+20 Summit on Sustainable Development this summer that urgent action…

Honduras protects sharks in all its waters

The Honduran island of Roatan. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Endangered sharks are finding more sanctuaries. Honduras has announced that commercial shark fishing will be banned from its 92,665 square…
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