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Conservationists Hail Global Agreement to Protect Sharks

Conservationists are hailing what they call an historic agreement to give greater protection to sharks threatened by illegal trading practices. The agreement, which takes effect on Sunday, puts several shark and manta ray species under the protection of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. This theme music from Jaws, the 1975 Hollywood thriller about a killer shark, has terrified generations of moviegoers. CITES Secretary-General John...

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