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15 Dec2011

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Endangered Species: Egypt’s sharks

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For decades, protecting sharks has been one of the most frustrating challenges facing Egyptian conservationists. Many species, such as hammerheads, oceanic whitetips and whale sharks, are known to have frequented the Red Sea at one point or another. However, while no recent, reliable records indicate which particular species might be in danger, sharks are thought to be under serious threat.

17 Nov2011

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Endangered Species: Egypt’s dugong

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The survival of the elusive, blubbery sea-trawler known as the dugong is hanging in delicate balance amid ever-increasing development, tourism and pollution off of Egypt’s Red Sea coast.

01 Oct2011

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HEPCA lays into rogue operators in Egypt

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HEPCA has launched a remarkable attack on diving and fishing operators in the country, claiming that many are indulging in practices that are damaging the marine environment.

01 Aug2011

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Shark-finning - the end game?

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Put a lid on finning in one place, and the shark-hunters just turn up elsewhere. It's not supply that must be turned off, says Richard Peirce, it's demand - and for the first time, he reckons there are grounds for optimism.

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