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Public Domain Picture: #19 - U.S. Proposals to CoP16

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#19 - U.S. Proposals to CoP16
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#19 - U.S. Proposals to CoP16
Countdown to CoP16 continues! Learn more about oceanic whitetip sharks at Know where the oceanic whitetip shark gets its name? It comes from the color of its fins, of course. The famous oceanographer Jacques Cousteau called them 'the most dangerous of all sharks,” but the truth is humans have been far more lethal against whitetips because of the high value of their fins. To help protect this shark species, the U.S. and Brazil co-sponsored a Colombian proposal to list oceanic whitetip shark under CITES. Only with support from other countries to advance this proposal will we help ensure that international trade of this species is globally sustainable. Learn more about what’s happening this year in CITES to help protects sharks: Oceanic Whitetip Shark. Taken by Michael Aston (CC BY-NC 2.0), Red Sea, 2007.
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