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Conservationists Offer New Options to Better Protect Sharks

The waters around eastern Indonesia are known as the "Amazon of the Seas," because of their biodiversity.  They are home to the world's most diverse coral reefs and the world's largest shark fin industry, responsible for the deaths of more than three million sharks a year. Shark fishing is the main livelihood in Indonesia's remote island communities.  But shark populations have been declining sharply in recent years. That affects not just the fishermen, but...

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