25 Nov 2013
SOUTH AFRICA// Fishing nations at the annual meeting of the ICCAT failed to reach consensus on several shark conservation proposals, including European Union (EU) bids to establish catch limits for Shortfin Makos and to prohibit retention of Porbeagles. Image © Joe Romeiro.
21 Nov 2013
TAIWAN// The Society of Wilderness (SOW) yesterday said a survey showed that up to 98 percent of the shark species served as food in Taiwan — either as shark meat or shark fins — were near-threatened or vulnerable species. Image © Andrew Bellamy.
21 Nov 2013
AUSTRALIA// A 66cm Gollum Shark was captured about 280km off the Sunshine Coast last weekend and is thought to be only the third or fourth recorded specimen in Australia.
21 Nov 2013
CANADA// Two quick-thinking men on Newfoundland's northeast coast managed to save a Greenland Shark from choking to death on a large piece of moose hide this past weekend. Image © Marc Dando.
20 Nov 2013
PLYMOUTH// What happens to shark and ray species when decision makers don’t follow scientific advice? How can science support sustainable shark and ray management?
19 Nov 2013
WORLDWIDE// The White Shark, a major apex predator made famous by the movie 'Jaws', is one of the world's most iconic species capturing an extraordinary amount of public fascination. Image © Maria Munn.
17 Nov 2013
INDONESIA// The world’s largest fish species was the surprise catch of the day for some Indonesian fishers last month. Image © Simon Rogerson.
15 Nov 2013
UK// The Shark Trust and Shark Advocates International are heralding news that the EU will join an effort spearheaded by the US and Brazil to strengthen the International Commission for Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) ban on shark finning. Image Joe Romeiro.
12 Nov 2013
NEW ZEALAND// Whereas the Green Party, the Labour Party, the firm Sealord welcomed the Government’s announcement that New Zealand will finally ban shark finning, the exporting company Egmont Seafoods considers the measure isn't needed. Image © ScubaZoo.
10 Nov 2013
COSTA RICA// Authorities in Costa Rica have identified a new method used by fishermen to circumvent a ban on killing sharks for their fins.
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