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Exclusive Economic Zones

The blog of the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, with contributions from the Maternal Health Initiative, China Environment Forum, and more


A Palau-based shark conservation organization founded in 2001 to bring about an end to shark-finning in Palau and whose goal it is to have Palau's exclusive economic zone declared a Shark Sanctuary. Palau Shark Sanctuary is a member of International Year of The Shark 2009. Palau Shark Sanctuary was founded in November 2001 by Dermot Keane a staff member of a locally owned Palau dive center whose next door neighbor is a long line fishing base. The original purpose of the Palau Shark…

UK Coastline, Territorial Waters and Exclusive Economic Zone, via Flickr. See: