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02 May 2016
Geneva, May 2, 2016. Conservationists are applauding news that 50 countries have joined efforts to list devil rays, threshers, and silky sharks under Appendix II the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Image © David Ainsbury.
15 Apr 2016
BRUSSELS// The European Commission today released a long-anticipated report on EU Member States’ 2014 implementation of the EU ban on shark finning. Image © Stuart Free.
07 Apr 2016
CORNWALL// A group on a sailing trip off Penzance, in Cornwall, saw the 16ft-long animal (5m) on Wednesday evening. Image © Charles Hood.
05 Apr 2016
WORLDWIDE// The spring issue of Shark Focus magazine, created exclusively for Shark Trust members, is out now. Image © Simon Pierce.
24 Mar 2016
UK// A wildlife documentary showing a huge gathering of sharks has got to be somewhere exotic, right? The Galápagos, perhaps, or the Great Barrier Reef. Well, no – it was a short gannet's flight from Cornwall. Image © Linda Pitkin.
18 Mar 2016
USA// The arguments continue to rage about the actual role that ‘keystone’ species, such as sharks, play in ecosystems rather than popular perceptions about them, writes Bob Carling for TheFishSite. Image © Grant Palmerhead, Wikimedia Commons.
24 Feb 2016
UK// We’re excited to announce Savoo Search, Save and Raise as a new fundraising partner, allowing us to generate valuable funds for the Shark Trust through web searches and discount vouchers for online shopping.
19 Feb 2016
COSTA RICA// Signatories to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Sharks have unanimously agreed to add twenty-two species of sharks and rays to the MoU scope, and to accept the applications of six conservation groups as Cooperating Partners in fulfilling MoU objectives.
15 Feb 2016
COSTA RICA// A group of experts from international conservation organizations is announcing a new strategy for combating the decline of sharks and closely related rays. Image © Doug Perrine.
21 Jan 2016
AUSTRALIA// While spending the day in Australia's Port Hacking, New South Wales local Luke Anslow happened upon a rare find. A small shark had washed up on the beach – and a closer look revealed the creature was completely colourless.