Ted Williams' blog
WASHINGTON (May 31, 2011) — The Shark Free Marina Initiative released statistics showing that recreational fishing of sharks in the U.S. has contributed to the devastating decline in shark populations worldwide. Up to 73 million sharks are killed world-wide each year in commercial fisheries, mostly for their fins.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today reclassified the tulotoma snail
from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act,
declaring the snail is making major strides on the road to recovery.
Sportsmen reinforce need for ‘clear and specific direction’
to enable conservation of backcountry lands