03 May '11, 3am

The $1.9 Million Sharks of Palau (VIDEO):

The $1.9 Million Sharks of Palau (VIDEO):

Further evidence about why we can do without shark's fin soup . Sharks that inhabit the waters around the tiny Pacific nation of Palau (nearest city = Manila, 530 miles away) are worth $1.9 million each, according to a new study by researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science . Divers, says the New York Times , travel the world over to dive with the mainly gray reef and reef whitetip sharks in Palau's waters. In fact, those waters were declared the world's first shark sanctuary in 2009. Now, those diver tourists contribute roughly 39 percent of the country

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/the-1-9-m...

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