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Shark fishing banned in the Bahamas

The Bahamas has banned shark fishing in its waters and prohibited the sale, import and export of shark products.
"They desperately need protection if we're not going to drive them to extinction,"
- Neil McKinney, president of the Bahamas National Trust

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Shark fishing banned in the Bahamas

Source: BBC, Mon July 11, 2011
The Bahamas has banned shark fishing in its waters and prohibited the sale, import and export of shark products.

January Jones Stands Up for Sharks

Source: Oceana, Thu August 13, 2009
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Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
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Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Predators Help Reefs

Source: Discovery Channel, Wed January 11, 2006
The Bahamas - Saving the big fish that eats the little fish, which eats the seaweed, is now helping to revive once-dying tropical coral reefs.

Ministers adopt Declaration on small island developing States

Source: UN News Centre, Mon February 02, 2004
Nassau, Bahamas - Ministers and senior government officials meeting in Nassau, Bahamas, today adopted a Ministerial Declaration reaffirming the validity of the Barbados Programme of Action - a blueprint adopted 10 years ago for the sustainable development of small island developing States (SIDS).

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