Economically, live sharks > dead sharks

1 live reef shark in Palau = 179,000 USD in the ecotourism industry.  Or killed and sold once for 108 USD.  Just economically, not even considering the ecosystem services involved, sharks are worth much more alive.  This has been in the news for a bit but worth pointing out especially in the wake of Shark Week.

Video: Pew Environment Group. Press release here.

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