Malaysia's seahorses finally get the right kind of love

Earth Day, Earth Warriors: Save Our Seahorses (SOS) is standing up for the little fishes in a big pond.

Their bizarre, equine appearance, and their odd way of bobbing about in the water, are among the traits that make seahorses popular as keepsakes in fish tanks. But for those who think keeping seahorses is cool, one non-governmental organisation is advocating otherwise. It says the act contributes to the species’ fast-dwindling population, worsening the impact seahorses already suffer from sea trawling and heavy trading for medicinal purposes.

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