Keep up to date with all the latest shark news from around the world by clicking on the links below - these stories link to Shark Trust articles and other online news sources.
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15 Mar 2017
LONDON// Conservation groups are calling for answers and action in relation to the landing in Turkey of 30 Giant Devil Rays in contravention of Mediterranean agreements to protect the Endangered species. Image © Project Aware, Daniel van Duinkerken.
20 Jan 2017
UK// Well, we’re three weeks into Dry January. All around is the thudding sound of people falling off wagons and the queues at the gym grow shorter by the day! It’s time to rescue what’s left of our New Year’s resolutions and make plans for the remainder of 2017.
11 Jan 2017
WORLDWIDE// The winter issue of our Shark Focus magazine, exclusively for Shark Trust members, is out now. The digital version is also available - just login to your member account to download and start reading today!
15 Dec 2016
UK & CANARY ISLANDS// An Action Plan to save one of the world’s most threatened shark species from extinction was today unveiled by a partnership of leading conservation organisations. Image © Tom Young.
07 Dec 2016
UK// Since 2010, the Shark Trust has worked collaboratively to address the issue of bycatch mortality for the Spurdog (Squalus acanthias) in the seas off the Southwest of England. Image © Lill Haugen.
21 Nov 2016
PORTUGAL// Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the ICCAT have taken a small yet unprecedented step toward establishing limits on Blue Shark catches from the North Atlantic, but failed to act on scientific advice to do the same for the South Atlantic.
31 Oct 2016
BRISTOL// In October this year, the Shark Trust hosted the annual European Elasmobranch Association conference in Bristol – marking the 20th anniversary since the first meeting.
25 Oct 2016
UK// It’s now only four days until EEA2016 – the annual scientific conference of the European Elasmobranch Association – officially opens in Bristol, hosted by the Shark Trust.
04 Oct 2016
SOUTH AFRICA // Conservationists are delighted that CITES Parties have officially listed devil rays, thresher sharks, and the silky shark under CITES Appendix II. The listing proposals were supported by more than the two-thirds majority required for adoption in Committee on Monday, and finalized today in Plenary.
23 Sep 2016
CUBA// In a rare vote, the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) has adopted a proposal for a stronger shark finning ban by an overwhelming margin, despite objections from Japan.