Cook Islands

A Kiwi man’s dream to establish a shark sanctuary the size of Mexico has been realized in the Cook Islands. On December 12, the Cook Islands declared its 1997 million square kilometre Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) a sanctuary for sharks and rays – the largest in the world and with the toughest shark conservation regulations to date.

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