24 Jun '11, 6pm

Honduras Creates Permanent Shark Sanctuary Covering 92664 Miles!

Honduras Creates Permanent Shark Sanctuary Covering 92664 Miles!

The news comes just a few months after Indonesia set aside 17,760 square miles around the island of Raja Ampat as a shark sanctuary, showing that more and more countries are recognizing how sharks are far more valuable alive than dead. "We have seen that protecting sharks helps our environment and our people," said Honduran Vice President María Antonieta Guillén de Bogran, who also attended the announcement. "When tourists come to Roatan and other destinations, they spend money to see the sharks. But these animals don't just help the Honduran economy. Our coral reefs and marine environment thrive because these apex predators are safe in our waters. Today's declaration will help us all, underwater and on land, for generations to come." Along with reef sharks (shown above), Honduras is home to whale sharks: Photo via Pew , credit George Stoyle Swimming with whale sharks is b...

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