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Investigation finds rampant illegal fishing in Costa Rica

By Molly Bergen

March 28, 2016
Recent research by Conservation International’s Costa Rica office found that the problem is worse than previously thought.
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Bowed by international pressure, shark finning declines

By Bruno Vander Velde

January 8, 2016
Changing tastes and policies in China — spurred in part by conservation campaigns — have created breathing room for Indonesia’s sharks.
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Indonesian Government Sinks Vietnamese Shark Poaching Boat, Creates New Dive Site

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

February 10, 2015
From local police to the president himself, Indonesia is cracking down on the illegal capture of its valuable marine life.
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