Archive: 07/5/2011

Bahamas bans shark fishing

The Bahamas on Tuesday announced a ban on shark fishing, becoming the latest country to protect the ancient sea predator which is considered at risk due to demand for its fins in Chinese cuisine.

dateJul 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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iPhone passes Blackberry in US: comScore

Apple's iPhone has leapfrogged Research In Motion's Blackberry to grab fourth-place among handset manufacturers in the United States, tracking firm comScore said Tuesday.

dateJul 05, 2011 in Business
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National Zoo Welcomes Whooping Crane

After an 88-year-long hiatus North America's tallest bird, the statuesque whooping crane (Grus americana), is once again on exhibit at the Bird House at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. An 11-yea ...

dateJul 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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