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Across the world’s seas, more refuges for predators

By Ben Koses

July 7, 2016
Even the ocean’s top predators need protecting — and shark sanctuaries are a great way to do it.
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'One really sick reef': To protect wildlife, Cuba faces tough challenges, choices

By Dr. Les Kaufman

October 28, 2015
A journey to Cuba’s Zapata National Park had revealed to us just how much of the country’s unique natural treasures remained. But a dive in Cuba’s coastal waters was to tell a different story.
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After diplomatic thaw, Cuba looks to protect nature from rising tide of tourism

By Dr. Les Kaufman

October 26, 2015
A Conservation International scientist explores the natural wealth of this long-isolated country.
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Why “Jaws” Made Me Care About Sharks

By Dr. Greg Stone

August 14, 2012
Odd as it may seem, this iconic film helped inspire the careers of many young oceanographers.
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