US Enviro Group Sues In Mexico To Protect Hammerheads

By Mike LaSusa (March 11, 2020, 11:08 PM EDT) -- A U.S. environmental advocacy organization announced on Wednesday that it has lodged a lawsuit in Mexico seeking to force the country's natural resources regulator to add three species of hammerhead shark to its list of protected wildlife, saying the suit could be the first of its kind.

The Tucson, Arizona-headquartered Center for Biological Diversity filed the legal action on Tuesday in a Mexican district court demanding that the country's Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources, known by its Spanish acronym SEMARNAT, add the great hammerhead, the scalloped hammerhead and the smooth hammerhead shark to its protected species list.

The organization said...

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