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Seychelles talks about the effects of climate change on tourism

The Seychelles tourism industry has made a point about the effects of climate change that has been taken up in many of the environment press around the world.

Bahamas bans all commercial shark fishing

NASSAU, Bahamas - Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244

Honduran President Lobo Sosa announces permanent shark sanctuary

ROATAN, Honduras - Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa announced a permanent shark sanctuary in Honduran waters today, building on the country's 2010 shark-fishing moratorium.

To protect tourism Palau creates shark sanctuary

Palau’s President says his decision to declare his country’s exclusive economic zone a shark sanctuary will help both humanity and Palau’s tourism industry.

Hawaii sharks are sacred – unless you kill them

Quote of the month from a politician on Maui:"Councilwoman Jo Anne Johnson says the bill is a sign of respect for native Hawaiians who consider sharks to be sacred."

Sharks are fear factor for Cape Cod tourism

In the movie "Jaws," a solitary great white prowls the coastal waters of a beach town, terrorizing locals.

Pros and cons of swimming with the sharks

The popular Shark Week on the Discovery Channel keeps growing in popularity. This past weekend, social networking sites and blogs were abuzz about the shark filled week ahead.

Tourists still dive with sharks even after deadly attack in Bahamas

It was a smooth ride from a marina in northern Palm Beach County, Fla., as the 65-foot boat Shear Water carried American and Canadian tourists toward the Bahamas.

3 shark attacks have Mexico resort area in panic

ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico - No one could even remember a shark attack along this resort-studded stretch of Mexican coast popular with surfers and Hollywood's elite. Many of the large predators had been pulled from the ocean by fishermen. So when sharks attacked three surfers in less than a month, two fatally, it was unthinkable.