How Sharks Repopulated This Nuclear Testing Site

Bikini Atoll: a former nuclear testing site turned shark sanctuary. Here’s how these sharks, once tagged, can help catch illegal fisherman.

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Castle Bravo: The Largest U.S. Nuclear Explosion
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2014/02/27-castle-bravo-largest-us-nuclear-explosion-rowberry
“March 1 marks the 60th anniversary of Castle Bravo, the largest thermonuclear device ever detonated by the United States. The test was part of a larger operation for testing high-yield nuclear devices, known as Operation Castle, conducted by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and Department of Defense.”

Marshall Islands Declares World’s Largest Shark Sanctuary
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2011/10/03/marshall-islands-declares-world‘s-largest-shark-sanctuary/
“The Marshall Islands is now home to the world’s largest shark sanctuary, an area of the central Pacific Ocean four times the size of California, The Pew Environment Group confirmed in a news announcement today.”

Estimating The Worldwide Extent Of Illegal Fishing
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0004570
“Illegal and unreported fishing contributes to overexploitation of fish stocks and is a hindrance to the recovery of fish populations and ecosystems. This study is the first to undertake a world-wide analysis of illegal and unreported fishing.”
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