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New California Law Protects Sharks Against Brutal Finning

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Shark finning is a practice of cutting the fins off of living sharks and dumping them back in the ocean to die. The fins are then dried and consumed in costly shark fin soup. California’s historic Shark Protection Act, banning

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San Francisco Seafood Market

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Your browser does not support the audio element. Larry Collins, President of the Crab Boat Owners Association, talks about the creation of a sustainable wholesale and retail seafood market along San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Ecotrust, the San Francisco Crab Boat

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California’s Most Dangerous Catch

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Your browser does not support the audio element. Larry Collins, President of the Crab Boat Owners Association, talks about this year’s crab season and of the challenges crab fishermen are facing. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Termini) For more information, visit:

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Who is Watching the Ocean? Observing the Ocean Along California’s Coast

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Thank You Ocean is pleased to present a guest podcast for a special Thank You Ocean Report. Up and down the coast of California, abalone farmers, bar pilots and environmentalists — among others — are staking their profits, well being,

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