white-tipped shark gets good news this weekCongress on Tuesday passed legislation to better protect sharks, which are killed by the millions for their fins, a delicacy used in a traditional Chinese soup.

Conservationists called the measure a major step to save a species in trouble.

The loss of tens of millions of top predators annually can disrupt the balance of the populations of other lower species.

(READ the AP report in the Miami Herald)

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