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The Constitution, Climate Change, and What Just Happened in Cuba

Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, provides an end-of-the-year 2018 update on our work in Cuba, now in its 19th year, and why Cuba is so critical in a global race to save coral reefs in the Caribbean. Our work is urgent, difficult and important and we need your help. Please consider joining our efforts and supporting our work with your donation. Our warmest wishes to you and yours for a joyous and peaceful Holiday Season!

VIDEO: Half the Caribbean’s Coral Reefs Have Died. Join Our Fight to Bring Them Back

Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, provides an end-of-the-year 2018 update on our work in Cuba, now in its 19th year, and why Cuba is so critical in a global race to save coral reefs in the Caribbean. Our work is urgent, difficult and important and we need your help. Please consider joining our efforts and supporting our work with your donation. Our warmest wishes to you and yours for a joyous and peaceful Holiday Season!

What I’ve Learned from 100 Trips to Cuba & Why it Matters to Our Oceans and Our Future

VIDEO: A Cuban Conservation Leader Reflects on More than a Decade of Collaboration with Ocean Doctor

Shark Nations Failing on Conservation Pledges

By Richard Black, Environment correspondent, BBC News

The wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic and the Pew Environment Group say most of the main shark fishing nations do not manage fisheries well.

Ten years ago, governments agreed a global plan to conserve sharks.

An estimated 100 million sharks are killed each year, with nearly a third of species at risk of extinction.

Many fisheries target the fins for use in shark fin soup; and a number of countries, including the US, have recently passed measures aimed at regulating the trade.

Neither of the two countries catching the most sharks – Indonesia and India – has yet finalised national plans of action for protecting sharks.

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Note: Newswire stories are provided as a courtesy of OceanDoctor.org. Content of these articles is provided by external sources.

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