Kuwait fish market serves “extinct” shark

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Step aside, Team Zissou; looks like local fishmongers are joining the elite biological teams researching the world’s oceans. Shark fishing is prohibited by law in Saudi Arabia, yet large numbers of sharks are sold openly at local markets.

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Pakistan shoots down illegal Arab hunting

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The houbara bustard, locally known as Tiloor, was declared an endangered species in 1912, and Pakistan imposed a permanent ban on hunting the bird in 1972. The petition asserted that local officials were heavily compensated by Arab dignitaries.

First African-Styled Hunting Resort in Gulf Country Will Serve its Kill

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Working with the local environmental agency, a new resort in the United Arab Emirates hopes to entice hunters to come and “kill for the pot” at their high end desert lodge near Al Ain.