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Sharks and rays high on CITES #CoP17 agenda | CITES
Sep 18 2016
CITES regulates international trade in over 35,000 species of plants and animals, including their products and derivatives, ensuring their survival in the wild with...
Shark Fins & Meat Contain High Levels of Neurotoxins
Sep 11 2016
In a new study, University of Miami (UM) scientists found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases in the fins and muscles of 10 species of...
Pew Applauds Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
Sep 08 2016
The Pew Charitable Trusts joins partners in Hawaii and the scientific community in praising today’s announcement by President Barack Obama that the United States has...
Sharks: 21 Fast Facts About Conservation and Global Threats | Pew
Sep 04 2016
International Shark Finning Bans and Policies
Aug 26 2016
Countries/jurisdictions with full or partial bans on shark finning Canada/British Columbia (1994–2012) finning bans implemented in various cities throughout Canada and...
Shark Crimes: How DNA Helps Fight Fin Trade
Aug 14 2016
“The same techniques that are used for solving crimes,” said Chapman, a Pew marine fellow, “are the exact same ones we use to solve crimes involvi...
The Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016
Aug 12 2016
Nassau Grouper: Bahamas National Tust PSA
Aug 10 2016
For a downloadable PDF version of the fact sheet, visit the Bahamas National Trust’s website. The Bahamas National Trust Co-hosts Caribbean Shark Conservation...
Identifying Shark Fins
Aug 07 2016
Take a look at this shark fin identification guide that was published by PEW in collaboration with Stony Brook University. Download the publication here
CITES Appendix II listing for Silky Sharks
Aug 01 2016
Cities Appendix II listing A listing on CITES Appendix II means that the trade of that animal must be controlled in order to avoid endangerment and extinction. If the...
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