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New Study examines the effects of catch-and-release fishing on sharks

It’s well known that sport fishing for sharks represents a minor threat to their preservation when compared to the commercial […]
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New Galápagos Sanctuary Has World’s Highest Abundance of Sharks

Exciting news out of Ecuador! The Galapagos Islands will now have some protection against fishing. Upon creation of the sanctuary, […]
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SeaWorld announces end to captive orca whale breeding

Great News from SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby, President and CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, was joined by Wayne Pacelle, President and […]
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Study says Marine Protected Areas can benefit large sharks

Dr. Hammerschlag’s lab at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science just published new findings that […]

Removal of Sharks Has Far Reaching Impacts on the Environment

The decline of sharks will cut short our supply of seafood and affect human survival. This is a matter of […]

NOAA 2015 Coastal Shark Survey

The Coastal Shark Research Survey began in 1989 and covers the waters along the east coast from Delaware to Florida. […]
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Bahamas Expands Marine Protected Areas

The Bahamas has significantly expanded its network of marine protected areas. On August 31, 2015, the Hon. Kenred Dorsett, Minister […]
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A Year of Shark-Conservation Wins

Countries around the world worked together on an unprecedented scale to prepare for implementation of new landmark shark protections that […]
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State of the Global Market for Shark Products

A recent publication from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides a detailed and thorough reports of […]

Court of Appeals Upholds California Shark Fin Ban

Big news! Sharks will continue to receive protection under California state law. The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals just […]