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Oct. 21/15

Cuba on Wednesday launched an initiative to protect sharks in some of the most pristine habitat for the predators whose populations have been in steep decline.

The action plan, reached through two years of collaborative research with the New York-based Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), will impose size and capture limits on fishermen, set aside protected areas and create closed seasons for shark-fishing, officials said.

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Jul. 15/14

Scuba divers are swimming to end finning as part of the Project AWARE Finathon, a year-round fundraising challenge, showing they are FINatical about protecting sharks. Their fundraising efforts are helping us Fight, Insist, Negotiate for the protection of threatened shark species.

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Nov. 27/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Nov. 11/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Date: 
Nov. 11/12
Location: 
George Washington Recreation Centre
8426 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
38° 43' 46.4304" N, 77° 5' 41.352" W

Throughout November, Patriot Scuba is swimming to end shark finning for Project AWARE’s first Global Finathon™.

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Jul. 09/11
Location: 
Blythe Bridge High School
Cheadle Road
Stoke on Trent ST11 9PW
United Kingdom
52° 52' 56.6076" N, 2° 9' 11.952" W

Get your fins on in protest against Shark Finning! Fin for Finning

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May. 02/11

PARIS — Sharks can be worth far more when they are swimming around the reef than when they are in a bowl of soup — as much as nearly $2 million each, in fact, according to the results of a study released Monday.

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We are emptying the ocean of sharks. Thankfully, divers are some of sharks’ closest and most influential allies. Together, we are creating a powerful, collective voice to lead global grassroots change. You’ve helped us secure a stronger EU finning ban and bring about safeguards for highly traded shark and ray species under CITES.

Here’s why your actions to protect sharks matter:

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