Shark Sanctuary Established in British Virgin Islands


The archipelago recently became the third Caribbean territory to declare its waters a safe haven for sharks.  The decision to establish a shark sanctuary in the British Virgin Islands was made official on May 22 by cabinet members of the British-controlled territory. The ban on shark fishing covers nearly 31,000 square miles (80,117 square kilometers) of water and also prohibits the sale and …

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif orders action on stoning

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has described the stoning to death of a woman by her family in front of a Lahore court as “totally unacceptable”. He ordered the chief minister of Punjab province to take “immediate action” and submit a report by Thursday evening. Farzana Parveen, who was three […]