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Underreported: Sharks under Threat

Thursday, July 16, 2009

One-third of the world's open ocean shark species are threatened with extinction. On today’s second Underreported we'll speak with Merry Camhi, a member of the Shark Specialist Group with the International Union for Conservation of Nature and lead editor of the book Sharks of the Open Ocean.

Guests:

Merry Camhi,

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Comments [2]

Susanna Bergtold

Did your guest say whom to contact to try to help get a new U.S. bill passed to curb the practice of cutting off the fins and throwing them back in?

Unfortunately I had to miss the segment.

- Susanna

Jul. 16 2009 04:47 PM
the truth from bkny

Glad she switched to saying "fin" instead of "arm", clearly a shark does NOT have an arm!

Jul. 16 2009 01:57 PM

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