Researchers Wrangle Sharks in the Bahamas to Improve Marine Preserves

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bahamas island photo

credit: One World One Ocean

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Last year, Kristofor Lofgren—a restauranteur who owns a sustainable sushi restaurant—proposed an interesting idea. At the 2011 Summit at Sea in the Bahamas, he presented the idea of using revenue from his restaurant to help create marine protected areas where fish could find sanctuary and reproduce.

The conservationists in attendance liked the idea but identified a few problems that had to addressed before it could implemented.