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Stunning 10,000-Fish Vortex Caught on Video
Animals  (tags: fish, vortex, 10, 000, video, Bahamas, beautiful )

Giana
- 280 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A tornado of fish 10,000 strong spins in shallow water in the Bahamas. Occasionally, flashes of silver break from the pack as fish shoot to the surface, gulping air and slicing back through the water.
Bahamas Bans Commercial Shark Fishing
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, sharks, bahamas, conservation, GoodNews, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1154 days ago - positivenews.org.uk
Marine conservationists celebrate following a decision by the government of the Bahamas to prohibit commercial shark fishing in the nation's waters.
The Bahamas Announces Ban on Commercial Shark Fishing
Animals  (tags: Sharks, Bahamas, ban, fishing, sale, import, export, fins, Chinese cuisine, global shark conservation, 2011 year of the Shark, endangered, extinction, Atlantic Ocean archipelago )

Rosemary
- 1173 days ago - diverwire.com
(DiverWire) - Sharks in the Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country's waters is now prohibited.
Bahamas Turns Nearly 250,000 Sq Miles Of Ocean Into Permanent Shark Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Bahamas, shark )

Suzane
- 1173 days ago - treehugger.com
The Bahamas is the latest in a string of countries that are putting shark conservation at the top of the priority list.
Protect Sharks in the Bahamas - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, fish, marine animals, wildanimals, bahamas, shark finning, shark fishing, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1297 days ago - change.org
The Bahamas is the shark diving capital of the world. In the 1990s, a ban on longline commercial fishing provided the ocean predators - and the divers who love to swim with them - a bit of a haven around the islands. But now there's a new threat to sharks
Ban the Slaughter of Sharks in the Bahamas! - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: sharks, petition, action, bahamas, products, fishing, capture, slaughter )

Merissa
- 1471 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
I am writing to ask you to ban the import, commerce, exchange of shark meat, derived shark products such as cartilage, teeth and fins in the Bahamas. Further more I am asking you to ban the fishing, capture, slaughter of sharks in all of the Bahamian ...
The Wild Horses of Abaco
Animals  (tags: abaco horses, bahamas, humans, intervention, habitat, endangered, extinction )

Simone
- 1737 days ago - arkwild.org
The only seven remaining Abaco Barbs in the world, on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas, are fighting for their lives as inappropriate human intervention and a drastic change in habitat have taken a severe toll. The struggling remnants of a once mighty
Bahamas Set to Ban Catch and Sale of Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, bahamas, ban turtles, endangered )

Lone
- 1848 days ago - mail.com
Soups, stews and pies flavored with chunks of sea turtle meat will soon be illegal across the 700 islands of the Bahamas, environmental activists and scientists said Sunday
Bahamas Outlaws Killing of All Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, sea turtles, Bahamas, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1848 days ago - ecoworldly.com
The Bahamas Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources gives full protection to all marine turtles found in Bahamian waters, outlawing the killing, possession, and sale of the turtles.
Tell the Bahamas to Stop Killing Sea Turtles ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, sea turtles, Bahamas, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1910 days ago - animalrights.change.org
While you may think of the Bahamas as a place of great natural beauty, believe it or not, it is perfectly legal there to kill every species of sea turtle except the hawksbill. Since turtles are highly migratory, what happens in the Bahamas affects
Shark Commits Suicide on Waterslide
Animals  (tags: bahamas, atlantic resort, marine wildlife, shark, chlorinated water, death, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, sadness, AnimalCruelty )

Jacquelin
- 2102 days ago - tmz.com
There's nothing quite like taking a cool trip down the water slide at the Atlantis Resort in The Bahamas, plunging into the refreshing pool at the end, and ... HOLY CRAP!! THAT'S A SHARK! But it was all too real when hotel staff saw that one of the shark
Scuba Diver Killed By Shark in Bahamas
Animals  (tags: bahamas, marine wildlife, sharks, habitat, humans, killed, bait )

Jacquelin
- 2400 days ago - news.com.au
AN Austrian scuba diver has died after a shark bit his leg during a diving tour in the Bahamas where bait was put into the water to attract sharks. The US Coast Guard said it sent a rescue helicopter to pick up the man yesterday after a mayday call fro
   

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