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Basking sharks can jump as high and as fast as great whites

A collaborative team of marine biologists has discovered that basking sharks, hundreds of which are found off the shores of Ireland, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Scotland, can jump as fast and as high out of the water as their cousins, the famously powerful and predatory great white shark. …

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Appetite for shark fin soup serious risk to threatened sharks

Fishing pressure on threatened shark populations has increased dramatically in recent years and it is urgent that consumers reject shark fin products altogether — a study in Marine Policy by researchers from the Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS), School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong Kong (HKU), the Sea …

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PM: MUDRA has freed poor from loan sharks

Interacting with Mudra Yojana beneficiaries through the Namo app, Prime Minister said that centre trusted the small entrepreneurs and traders by extending loans to them.  He further added that  Mudra Yojna is also acting as a job multiplier and that many people would not have had to migrate had the …

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