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Cook Islands

December 2012
Cook Islands bans possession, sale and trade of shark products and ends commercial shark fishing

Sharks in the Cook Islands will now be protected. The EEZ covers more than 1.9 million square kilometers (756,000 square miles) of ocean.

 

 

PICI Pacific Islands Conservation Society)

The Cook Islands declared their waters Shark Sanctuary

 

PEW Environment Group News Release

Cook Islands Creates Sanctuary For Sharks

 

BBC Science and Environment

Cook Islands Shark Sanctuary

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