Disbelief and disappointment are some of the more PG-rated reactions coming from the ocean conservation community on Tuesday in response to a decision not to protect mako sharks.
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Why was the United States was on the wrong side of the shortfin mako conservation issue.?
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In addition to the bad news for makos, an annual proposal to strengthen a ban on shark finning was defeated due to opposition from Japan and China.