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Status of the Shark (Infographic)

Status of the Shark (Infographic)

In honor of Shark Week, Discovery Channel has released a new infographic on the current status of sharks around the world, focused on the threats they face from fishing. Check it out below!


Courtesy of Discovery Channel (via TreeHugger)

 

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11:49PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

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2:23PM PDT on Apr 13, 2013

Thanks for sharing

10:21AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

China is toxic...disappointing to see my country and so many others on that list that feed the insatiable and criminal appetite of these mongrel Chinese. Thank you

12:50AM PST on Nov 28, 2012

Thank you for the information :-)

12:43AM PST on Nov 23, 2012

Thanks for the info!!

12:29PM PDT on Oct 5, 2012

interesting. we need sharks. I hope they survive us

5:38PM PDT on Oct 4, 2012

Great post--thanks.

1:59AM PDT on Sep 26, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:10AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

thanks

11:26AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

I would agree with Lucille P. I think sharks are more afraid of humans than we should be of them! I mean, sharks have killed 5 humans in TEN years while humans have killed 8333 sharks every HOUR! Craziness!

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