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Press Releases

Pew Researcher's Shark Virgin Birth Discovery Top Story in Science News
January 15, 2008

DNA Testing Reveals Continued, Illegal Trade in Fins of Endangered Basking Sharks
April 23, 2007

Full Protection for Great White Sharks in New Zealand
November 30, 2006

Triple Threat: World Fin Trade May Harvest up tp 73 Million sharks per year
*Special Press Release*
September 25, 2006

Basking Sharks Face Low Genetic Diversity Worldwide
August 04, 2006

CSI: Shark Fins
Genetic Test Reveals Illegal International Trade in Great White Shark Fins
January 05, 2006

Media Coverage

IOCS Scientist Discusses CITES, the Shark Fin Trade and the Urgent Need to Protect Sharks
Podcast and transcript, video, fact sheet and publication links
March 15, 2010

Institute Lauds Bahama Government's Decision to Save Bimini Mangroves from Golf Course Construction
Drs. Pikitch, Chapman have worked for years to save this critical shark nursery
January 23, 2009

Time Magazine Ranks Virgin Birth in Shark a Top News Story of 2008
December 22, 2008

Virgin Birth: Shark Has Daughter Without a Dad
May 26, 2007

Hammerhead Shark Gave "Virgin Birth" in Omaha Zoo
May 24, 2007

Shark Pup Result of 'Virgin Birth'
May 23, 2007

Shark Pup Born to Female Who Fertilized Her Own Eggs
May 23, 2007

Fin Trade Imperils Basking Shark
April 23, 2007

DNA Promises To Protect Great White Shark
January 05, 2006

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